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.

Seed savers, forest food on display at 4th Kisan Swaraj Sammelan in Ahmedabad

"Sustainable farming is a viable operation and it is the answer to our unhealthy, weather prone conditions."

Self-rule by Adivasis could end Maoism

Adivasis make 99% of the Maoist movement, and most of them are fighting to save their forest, land and dignity

The think tank and the ashram

... to reinvent an ethics (so that) spirituality does not lose its sense of the sacred, or ethics its quest for a new sense of science.

मजदूरों के संघर्ष ने बोये उम्मीद के बीज (in Hindi)

जो ग्रामीण रोजगार के काम हो रहे हैं, जनता के समक्ष पूरी जानकारी रखी जाए - यहीं से सूचना के अधिकार की शुरूआत हुई।

A Journey of Re-imagining Education: Interview with Manish Jain

Alternative education means learning from Life, not from textbooks, exams and classrooms.

Seeds of diversity, resilience and freedom

Saving, growing and eating desi seeds have become a political, social, economic, ecological, health and scientific imperative.

Slow food festival held in Kotagiri

Tribal groups brought tubers, greens, millets and even milk from indigenous cattle that have been used by them for many generations.

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 ...

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