Towards radical democracy in India

Representatives' obligations would include highly constrained ‘delegated’ responsibility whereby they are subject to clear mandates given by the delegators or electorate rather than attaining independent power, they can be recalled and must report back, among other responsibilities.

A Debate that is Breaking Up The Women’s Movement

Abolishing sex work or deeming it illegal will only drive it underground, undermining the rights of women in sexwork without upholding the rights of those being trafficked.

Local Exchange Systems: Designing Community Incentives

Village economies are observed to grow, although 85% of the money entering them is leaving in great hurry. How?

Local Alternatives to Globalized Development

Local Bites interviews scholar/activist, Ashish Kothari about his book, Churning the Earth: The Making of Global India, co-authored by Aseem Shrivastava.