Tsunami

Going cashless or recapitalizing banks

A reckless war on cash – the real goal of #DeMonetisation

It isn’t just in India, that people are being forced to put money into banks. Banks worldwide are in trouble. Banks worldwide are needing bailouts. Demonetisation of notes is being considered as well as put into action in country after country – Europe (plan to not make 500 Euros post 2018), Venezuela (got reversed after …

A reckless war on cash – the real goal of #DeMonetisation Read More »

Percentage of time devoted to rural news on TV

Some disagreements with Sonali Ranade’s on Koodankulam

Sonali Ranade made several tweets supporting the go ahead for the Kodankulam plant. I see things differently. This is not to say either of us is right or wrong, but the need for debate (that the government desperately strives to avoid) Share “ “Green signal for Koodankulam is a red signal for our lives” tinyurl.com/6srwllb …

Some disagreements with Sonali Ranade’s on Koodankulam Read More »

Transcript: Globalizing Inequality by P. Sainath Part 4

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=MZZiDX3sWQ0 [In fact, so many new boutiques in fashion… fashion boutiques and designer stores have …

Transcript: Globalizing Inequality by P. Sainath Part 4 Read More »

Jarawa re wah re wah!

So a video went viral. Guardian had published a video shot by a tourist where a policeman (off camera) is bullying the local tribal women to dance and even doing a carrot and stick routine with one that wouldn’t. Here, watch it and puke. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hBVfCDd1UpA IBNLive covers it as a big shocker. Absolutely scandalous. I …

Jarawa re wah re wah! Read More »

Transcript: Globalizing Inequality by P. Sainath Part 2

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=TjIcO_mqFKc We did it weeping in our hearts for we too live in slums and …

Transcript: Globalizing Inequality by P. Sainath Part 2 Read More »