The Diverging Paths of Two Young Women Foretell the Fate of a Tribe in India
The tribe’s resilience is based on an intellectual heritage—one taught not in writing but in oral lore, manual skills, and naturalist knowledge.
A pond, a community and a forest fair – The story of Mesar Van Kautik
Food festivals, trail running and mini-marathons, yoga camps, story-telling sessions and bird-watching walks lead up to Mesar Van Kautik.
Elections Make a Mockery of Democracy
Day-to-day decisions, including crucial ones that impact a large number of people, are predominantly taken by elected politicians and the bureaucracy serving them.
The Search For Radical Alternatives: Key Elements And Principles
This could be a powerful new movement to provide some light at the end of what currently seems a very dark passage through which India is moving.
Decisions of the people, by the people, for the people
The Dongria Kondhs' protests against Vedanta’s proposal to mine in the Niyamgiri hills showed people’s power to provide or withhold consent for a development project.