Why this Maharashtra village is fighting for the long forgotten Gramdan Act?
Dec 2022, Mendha (Lekha), a village deep inside the forest area of Gadchiroli, moved the Nagpur bench of the Bombay HC for implementing Gramdan, a historic act born out of a movement by Vinoba Bhave
‘Chhu-med’- No Water and the ‘imaginary of hope’: Living in-between Climate Change and Adaptation, Development and Sustainability, Apathy and Hope.
How communities in Ladakh survive an intense water crisis despite institutional apathy and critical climate change, by coming together through a culture’s ‘Imaginary of Hope’.
Rebuilding the fourth pillar of democracy
A graphic narrative to show how the medium can be revolutionised to dismantle the power and privilege of corporate-owned and government-controlled media.
Statement to Bharat Jodo Yatra
On the need for innovative, fundamental alternatives to currently dominant economic and political system.
Colonisers and colonized
Living in a non-colonising way; resistance coupled with alternatives, often conceived of as prefigurative politics, can indeed lead to justice, equity, and sustainability.
Salutes to the Rainbow of Resistance: Vimalbhai (1962 to 2022)
Vimal bhai touched thousands of lives in a deeply personal and political way. He represented the true rainbow of resistance in his work of struggle and solidarity.
Support for Auroville’s Experiments on Well-being
We need Auroville as an autonomous laboratory for evolving some pathways towards well-being and development through collective living and work.
India must show global leadership on climate
Consumer behaviour that uses wasteful and luxury power can be changed and power redistributed to those who do not have enough.
Rethinking Youth Activism
Dissent and democracy go together. We must rethink, accept and create space for youth activism and strengthen legal & democratic institutions