Mahatma Gandhi calls PM Modi: “Did you really mean Self-reliance?”
‘Swaraj will come not by the acquisition of authority by a few, but by the acquisition of the capacity by all to resist authority when it is abused’.
‘A displaced marginal farmer from Karnataka is unlikely to be hired by Infosys’: P Sainath (in this Book Excerpt)
Traditional livelihoods can be made appealing/aspirational for the younger lot, when growth itself comes THROUGH JUSTICE.
माणसं तोडत राहिलो तर चळवळी मोठ्या होणार कशा?- डाॅ.आ.ह.साळुंखे (in Marathi)
जो आपल्या विचारांचा नाही तो आपल्या विचारांचा व्हावा असे वाटत असेल तर त्यांच्याशी अत्यंत प्रेमाने संवाद साधत राहायला हवे.
Dedicated to Sex Workers, Kolkata Durga Puja Club’s Stunning Street Graffiti
"There can’t be disparity when we celebrate womanhood in the form of goddess Durga,"
How development excludes Adivasi peoples
Spaces need to be created for inter-generational learning for young Adivasi peoples, where adults in the community can impart local knowledge
This Indian Language can be written by only 100 people
The need for a standard language for education and administration is more urgent in the conflicted regions the Gondi tribes inhabit
Facing the future of development
These initiatives have stayed or even reversed rural-urban migration and attempted gender and caste justice without trashing the environment.
The Handmade Symposium
Part of the shift towards lesser dependence on machine technology - a planned, self-motivated and civilized way of rebuilding the current system.
We are addicted to convenience, and it's a fatal attraction both for us and the planet
Ready-made meals, motorised transport, smartphones make our lives a lot easier, but at what cost?