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Transcript: Why Democracy – P. Sainath

P Sainath

The following is the transcript of snippets of P. Sainath’s insights on democracy. I think there is much to think of here. Many thanks Atul Hirde for making this video and sharing. I believe that a democratic political culture is essential for any kind of governance, any kind of social contract, for any kind of …

Transcript: Globalizing Inequality by P. Sainath Part 3

Transcript of Globalizing Inequality – a lecture by P. Sainath, sponsored by the Center for Social and Environmental Justice of Washington State University, Vancouver. Video by pdxjustice Media Productions. Part 1 || Part 2 || Part 3 || Part 4 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RGsk6XafewU In other words, rate far above the lives of millions of Africans. That is …

A Baloch Voice

I often get messages and tweets from Baloch people sharing information about their plight in Pakistan. I decided that it was time to end my reluctance to write on Balochistan, simply because I’m Indian. An informal chat with Shahdad Baloch who often sends me information as a part of his efforts to get Balochistan better heard. …

Ethics of war

As I read the Wikileaks and newspapers on Kashmir and a hundred other places, one big thing stands out. Where the human rights suffer, the wars are exercises in frustration. An Army hurting civilians is an Army actively creating enemies and making its own job harder. It seems tempting to ignore abuses. Who would know …