We need to go beyond self-interest or we’re doomed: Jean Drèze
There is a natural complementarity between research and action which means using non-violent, democratic means to bring about change.
Café Positive is run by a crew of HIV+ men and women
What is the agenda of activist Ghosh, who has come up with the idea that has taken form as Cafe Positive?
Does Raising Questions on the Rights of Adivasis Make Me a ‘Deshdrohi'?
The (Samatha) judgment was meant to provide safeguards for adivasis to control the excavation of minerals in their lands...
The Centre Cannot Hold: How GN Devy challenges our concept of knowledge
Devy is now at the frontline of the war over knowledge, language and politics.
Heritage in every grain
"We give each farmer (signing a pledge to use organic methods) two kilos of seed; they bring double the quantity back the next year, ”
Organic Food Is a Topic of Much Debate, but What Does “Eating Organic” Really Mean?
A bottom-up movement is essential therefore to apply pressure on the powers-that-be at least over a period of a few decades.
Tosa Maidan Liberation & Conservation Struggle: A successful struggle of Non-violent & Democratic means in Kashmir
Following year-long demonstrations by the local villagers, the Government of J&K made a decision. TosaMaidan was handed over to its people.
People as auditors
The Supreme Court has ordered that Social Audit Standards be applied to set up truly independent state-supported Social Audit units.
ACT one: Anti-dam, pro-people
"... We should also start coming up with new ideas, showing alternatives (to livelihood).”