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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 …

Statements on (US) EPA’s Proposed Carbon Pollution Standard for New Power Plants

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 27, 2012 Statements on EPA’s Proposed Carbon Pollution Standard for New Power Plants WASHINGTON — Following a 2007 Supreme Court ruling, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today proposed the first Clean Air Act standard for carbon pollution from new power plants. EPA’s proposed standard reflects the ongoing trend in the power …

When the going gets tough

A few years ago, I had attended a Group Relations Conference, which basically is a learning environment for learning to sense the unconscious dynamics of a group. Over the five day duration of the programme, we learned to recognize common stereotypes, assumptions and tendencies in the group with regard to leadership. We were about 18 …