Category Archive: Economy

How right you are, Dr. Singh

Veteran Journalist P. Sainath writes an open letter to Dr Manmohan Singh, Prime Minister, India. The letter was published in The Hindu on 14 Sept 2010. When we have policies trample on people’s… Continue reading

Reflections of Fidel- The Infinite Hypocrisy of the West

ALTHOUGH several articles on this subject were published before and after September 1st, 2010, on that day the Mexican daily La Jornada published one of great impact entitled “El holocausto gitano: ayer y… Continue reading

Churchill’s Secret War

Churchill’s Secret War The British Empire and the Ravaging of India during World War II by Madhusree Mukerjee Aug 10, 2010 Hardcover US $28.95 CAN $34.50 UK £16.99 ISBN: 9780465002016 ISBN-10: 0465002013 Published… Continue reading

The Myth of Peaceful Nuclear Power

Author of this post Karl Grossman is a professor of journalism at the State University of New York/College at Old Westbury and host of the nationally syndicated TV program Enviro Close-Up. His website… Continue reading

Financial Crisis and Recession – A Battleground of Economic Ideas and Philosophies

The author of this essay, Abhijit Mukhopadhyay, studied Economics in JNU, New Delhi. At present, he teaches the subject in a reputed institute in Delhi NCR. This essay was first published by… Continue reading

Flying the Flag; Faking the News

John Pilger is Australian-born, London-based journalist, film-makerand author. In this article, he traces the history of propaganda to Edward Bernays, the American nephew of Sigmund Freud, who invented the term “public relations”. Bernays… Continue reading

CEO Pay and the Great Recession

The 17th annual executive compensation survey of Institute for Policy Studies looks at how CEOs laid off thousands while raking in millions. You can download Executive Excess 2010 here. It is released today… Continue reading

Letter to NHRC on Nuclear Liability for IAEA’s Treaty

  24th August, 2010  Justice Shri K.G. Balakrishnan The Chairperson National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Faridkot House, Copernicus Marg, New Delhi Sub: Human rights violations from nuclear damage – its impact on human… Continue reading

Double-Dealing in Nuclear Liability Bill

Gopal Krishna, the author of this article, is an activist. He runs ToxicsWatch Alliance, Ban Asbestos Network of India (BANI), IMOWatch, MediaVigil & WaterWatch Alliance.   Nuclear Liability Bill for IAEA’s compensation treaty,… Continue reading

South Africa: FIFA forbids free speech at World Cup

by Patrick Bond July 7, 2010/   Acting against our alleged “ambush marketing” and “incitement” (sic), the South African Police Service, newly augmented with 40,000 additional cadre for the World Cup, detained… Continue reading

Learning from Bhopal

-D.Raghunandan (Delhi Science Forum) The Bhopal verdict has exposed the soft ugly underbelly of the entire Indian judicial, regulatory, administrative and corporate governance systems, not to mention the scandalous behaviour of the… Continue reading