Dr. Vandana Shiva speaks about the recent avalanche in Uttarakhand which has left hundreds missing and the causes behind it. How the World Bank’s actions in the 1991 was arguably the start of Indian farmers vs global capitalism. Why India’s farmers are organising en masse to oppose Modi’s neoliberal farming laws, 1 in 4 farmers on Earth being Indian. Multinational farming corporations and their war on India’s independent farmers. The history of the spread of GMO technology such as ‘Roundup’. Why a transition away from industrial farming back to small-scale farming is needed to fight climate change.
globinfo freexchange An early February short report by Associated Press passed rather unnoticed. Yet, it could be probably considered the best proof for what this blog claims for many years now. In short, the Western economic model is about to be transformed into something even worse than capitalism, towards a kind of 21st century corporate feudalism. And the US state of Nevada is about to become the testing field for such a transition in the most official way! As the AP reported [emphasis added]: Planned legislation to establish new business areas in Nevada would allow technology companies to effectively form separate local governments. Democratic Gov. Steve Sisolak announced a plan to launch so-called Innovation Zones in Nevada to jumpstart the state’s economy by attracting technology firms, Las Vegas Review-Journal reported Wednesday. The zones would permit companies with large areas of land to form governments carrying the same authority as counties, including the ab