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.
What cities must do to stay sustainable and resilient
Citizens’ campaigns in large cities are pushing their governments to bring together the questions of urban infrastructure, ecology and governance.
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...
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.
ACT one: Anti-dam, pro-people
"... We should also start coming up with new ideas, showing alternatives (to livelihood).”
Keezhattur farmers want the highway to bypass their paddy fields and wetlands
Protest against a highway project that would destroy paddy fields and wetlands, which are a source for groundwater recharge.
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.
पत्थरगढ़ी से खिलवाड़ न करें (in Hindi)
भारतीय संविधान द्वारा प्रदत्त आदिवासियों को मिले अधिकारों को लिखा जा रहा है, जिसमें आपत्तिजनक कुछ भी नहीं, लेकिन...