Friday, December 13, 2019

Tag: India

This park in India is shooting poachers to protect rhinos

The policy is heavily controversial. Not all of those that have been shot are poachers.

Dalit Lives Matter

Technology has helped to facilitate these movements locally and disseminated information about them throughout the world in a way earlier generations of activists could have only dreamed about.

Monsanto and the Poisonous Cartel of GMOs in India

For more than a decade and a half, Monsanto has extracted illegal royalties from Indian farmers, trapping them in debt and triggering an epidemic of farmers' suicides.

The Most Dangerous Place on Earth

Once manufactured, there is nothing to stop India from deploying nuclear weapons against Pakistan.

Trade Rules Trump Climate Action: U.S. Blocks India’s Ambitious Solar Plans

India has been told that it cannot go ahead as planned with its ambitious plan for a huge expansion of its renewable energy sector,...

Animal Rights Activists Lament India’s Lifting Ban on Bullfighting

The bulls are kept in small enclosures and often given alcohol before they are released and tackled by groups of men.

What’s the Point in Any of It?

One day, in one life, when the attractions of the sensory world have lost their charm, when we begin to see the truth of the Buddha’s words – that desire is cause of all suffering; when television, video games, sex, drugs and alcohol fail to fill the inner emptiness; when we sit in a pub with a friend and ask aloud, what the point of it all is.

Over Two Dozen Witnesses and Suspects Mysteriously Die in Indian Cheating...

For several years, students and job applicants in India were paying large bribes to manipulate their test results for entrance into medical schools and government positions and now suspects involved are mysteriously dying. Students have mostly been targeted.

Dalit Women and Village Justice in Rural India

The caste system dominates all areas of life in India where violent exploitation and prejudice are the norm. The most common victims of village justice are Dalits—girls and women are victimized and violated daily in national neglect.

Governor Apologizes to Indian Government for Brutal Police Assault

In a formal announcement this week, Governor Robert Bentley of Alabama apologized to the government of India after a brutal assault by an officer left a 57-year-old Indian man visiting America partially paralyzed. Bentley said "justice would be served."

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Watch for Pelosi’s brilliant move: She won’t fall into the Republicans’ deadly trap

If Trump somehow escapes removal by impeachment the jury will cast their votes in the 2020 elections and they will, without question, find him guilty as charged.

Small steps against climate change

Let’s start thinking about ways such as this to stop necessary waste.

The (progressive) case against Mayor Pete

Footage of Mayor Peter praising the Tea Party at a 2010 conference and calling for more bipartisanship is not a good look for the millions of Americans hoping to chart a more progressive course post 2020.

Exxon wins New York climate fraud lawsuit

"Nothing in this opinion is intended to absolve ExxonMobil from responsibility for contributing to climate change through the emission of greenhouse gasses in the production of its fossil fuel products."