It is often too late by the time the government reacts.
It's really about spending money.
That will be one more reason of ecological breakdown, more corruption and more political instability.
Societies and economies can be destroyed by bombs. Societies can also be destroyed by locking every aspect of life like provision of food and water through an economic war.
Had the technology to dispose off the toxic ship been cheap and easy, the French themselves would have taken care of the ship instead of giving away the business to India.
We are either going to have a future where women lead the way to make peace with the Earth or we are not going to have a human future at all.
As usual, in every scheme that worsens the position of the poor, it is the poor who are invoked as beneficiaries.
Nature shrinks as capital grows. The growth of the market cannot solve the very crisis it creates.
Earth Democracy connects people in circles of care, cooperation, and compassion instead of dividing them through competition and conflict, fear and hatred.
Unless the poor of the world agitate for themselves to be heard, there will be no changes in their circumstances
We are in a strange kind of time, where the kind of liberation movements such as anti-apartheid movements and freedom struggles in India need to be reinvented. We need to retool them so that all the gains that our generation has made can be passed on to future generations.