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Vandana Shiva

Kerala wake-up call on growth and development

The world’s peasants, providing 72 per cent of its food, are defined as unproductive.

22 Aug 2018 1:14 AM

FSSAI’s labelling rules promote unhealthy food

FSSAI equates bad fats which are unfit for eating with good fats necessary for health.

16 Jul 2018 12:17 AM

A victory for ‘seed freedom’

Seeds are, therefore, the repository of centuries of biological and cultural evolution.

02 May 2018 2:55 AM

Indigenous seeds can end farmer suicides

People are rendered redundant, disposable, useless in the very logic of the fossilised paradigm.

22 Mar 2018 1:04 AM

Two futures of health, two paradigms of science

The same chemical industry that brings us toxics in agriculture also controls “modern medicine” based on pharmaceuticals.

09 Feb 2018 2:30 AM

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Food sovereignty is need of the hour

Two decades of corporate driven globalisation has destroyed the biodiversity and cultural diversity of our indigenous food systems.

26 Dec 2017 1:36 AM

Seeds of diversity, resilience and freedom

Swadeshi seeds have been bred for drought tolerance, flood tolerance as well as salt tolerance.

06 Dec 2017 12:24 AM

Our biodiversity, our life, our future

Living systems evolve, adapt and regenerate; they are not engineered.

06 Oct 2017 6:26 AM

Enough! Don’t allow GMO mustard

Ignoring the recommendations of the Technical Expert Committee of the SC is, in effect, contempt of court.

09 Aug 2017 1:26 AM

Food and farming: Two futures

The slogan was that there would never again be scarcity of food because we can now make “bread from air”.

12 Jul 2017 2:37 AM

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Protect farmers, don’t target them

Now farmers have started to awaken the nation to the farming crisis with strikes in Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh.

23 Jun 2017 2:46 AM

Why Sarson Satyagraha is still needed

India had bound its import duties at 300 per cent in the World Trade Organisation.

30 May 2017 4:16 AM

Satyagraha for a hunger-free India

Within one and a half centuries, the East India Company had started to rule India through violence.

20 Apr 2017 1:01 AM

Keep food diverse. It’s healthy

Most of the chronic diseases of our times are “food style” diseases.

29 Mar 2017 2:47 AM

Satyagraha in ‘post-truth’ era

The British forced Indian peasants to grow indigo for the textile industry in England at the cost of growing food for themselves.

27 Feb 2017 3:52 AM

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Free trade: A corporate scam

In spite of all the knowledge we have of the link between industrially processed junk food and disease.

01 Feb 2017 1:55 AM

Beware of digital dictatorship

We live in times where the non-working rent collectors and speculators have emerged as the richest billionaires.

02 Jan 2017 1:04 AM

Cash is pro-people, only rich love digital

The purest currency in people’s economies is life, love, communion and trust.

30 Nov 2016 2:38 AM

NSAs of India, China to meet in Hyderabad soon

The National Security Advisers of India and China will meet next week to discuss measures to improve bilateral ties which are strained by differences over a host of issues, including India’s admission

30 Oct 2016 1:24 AM

China’s CPC names Xi Jinping ‘core’ leader, akin to Mao

President Xi Jinping was elevated as the “core leader” of China’s ruling Communist Party on Thursday, conferring on him a status similar to that of party founder Mao Zedong that dilutes the three-deca

28 Oct 2016 4:02 AM

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