Legacies crucial for the commons

They encompass Marx’s vision of a society that bridges humanity’s ‘metabolic rift’ with nature, and Gandhi’s emphasis on living lightly on earth.

A new Chipko in Odisha

"We, the women of Balarampur, are determined not to let anybody touch our trees" says Chaturi Sahu of Balarampur village, Dhenkanal

The Newtons of Gadchiroli: tribals rise to power in local body polls

The battle these elected representatives are waging against indiscriminate mining, and for tribal rights ...

Environmental & Economic Sustainability, Social Harmony and Social Transmutation : an example towards Self-rule/Swaraj

On an average, around one hundred people worked daily for around one and a half years to dig the canal through the mountain.

A city is for all its citizens

Public institutions must be held to their core promise: to build cities whose horizons are defined by the equality of opportunity for all

एकमेव मार्ग (in Marathi)

"पेसा व वन अधिकार कायद्याच्या प्रभावी अंमलबजावणी शिवाय, व गाव-गणराज्य ग्राम सभा निर्माणाशिवाय मार्ग नाही"

The Only Way Ahead

The only way ahead now is effective implementation of FRA and PESA and recognition of village self rule through the gram sabha

Kerala’s Nursery For Future Women Politicians

Kudumbashree has metamorphosed into a nursery for women political leaders is clear. In 2010, almost 5,500 members won the local self government polls.

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