Vandana Shiva

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Vandana Shiva

Corporate fiction

As the New Year begins, I feel compelled to reflect on how fictions and abstract constructions are ruling us; the nature of being and existence is being redefined in such fundamental ways that life it

Bhopal: A metaphor

December 3, 2014, marks the 30th anniversary of the terrible Bhopal gas tragedy, which killed more than 3,000 people almost immediately, another 8,000 in the following days, and more than 20,000 in th

Intellectual plunder

Following Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s meeting with President Barack Obama on September 30, US and India issued a joint statement: “Agreeing on the need to foster innovation in a manner that promote

Of food, farmers and WTO’s doublespeak

The conflict between “free trade” and food rights came to the fore again at the World Trade Organisation (WTO) negotiations in September, when India did not back down from its stance that a permanent solution be found for food security issues before signing the Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA).

Never mind if it was divine intervention or crafty cunning.

On the first day of American President Barack Obama’s visit to India, the two most commonly used words were chemistry and optics.