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Redevelopment Greed is making societies neglect maintenance & repair

Unpainted and unplastered buildings -- on the rise

Since redevelopment started in 1991 about two decades ago, and builders could augment the FSI (Floor Space Index) of the land by purchasing TDR (Transfer of Development Rights), cooperative housing societies started neglecting their structures. Seduced by builders who promise larger houses and new buildings, building societies have been keen to steamroll opposition to their …

Transcript: Sainath on Mass Media v. Mass Reality: Part 1 of 5

P. Sainath on Mass Media v. Mass Reality: From Farm and Field to Wall Street Deals A lecture at University of Texas, Austin by P. Sainath, sponsored by the University of Texas School of Journalism, the South Asia Institute, AID-Austin and the Society of Professional Journalists UT. Part 1 || Part 2 || Part 3 …

Dynamics of power

Some observations that I have seen with power and people in any group. Attention is power. If you forget this, you can’t understand the rest of this page. Everybody wants power. Including those who say “I don’t care”. It is an instinct, not a multiple choice question. Without this, you wouldn’t have a survival instinct, …