Aam Janata

For Democracy in India: The Constitution is not a charter of servitude

Washington

P Sainath

Transcript: Why Democracy – 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…

Politics & Political Commentary

Wikileaks wins against banking blockade

Long overdue news. Wikileaks, which had gotten targeted in many ways by the US government over its exposes of war crimes was literally being starved of funds by the refusal of credit card companies to process donations to them. This…

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…

Do the Kudankulam protesters have it all wrong? – Media disinformation in action at FirstPost

Recently, FirstPost, which is a kind of news media thing published an article titled “Why the Kudankulam protesters have it all wrong” which ought to have been an informative thing triggering thought on happenings in the country, etc EXCEPT that…

Women's rights

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…