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India’s food security act: Myths and reality - Opinion - Al Jazeera English

125 words by attila written on 2013–09–24, last edit: 2013–09–24, tags: agro, asia, crash, env, food, poor, rights

India’s food security act: Myths and reality - Opinion - Al Jazeera English.

I feel compelled to post a pointer to any article I find by Vandana Shiva. She is a pissed off old campaigner for sensible non-corporate food on all levels. She also tirelessly calls out the powerful on their greed incompetence and arrogance when it comes to making decisions that destroy access to food for millions of people. I don’t understand how she maintains such a positive attitude as she is frequently writing about some of the most horrible things. In this article she is pointing out yet again the real reasons behind the “reforms” in India and what they really mean to millions of the poorest hungriest people on the planet. … read more

Nuclear Orientalism - Opinion - Al Jazeera English

138 words by attila written on 2013–04–17, last edit: 2013–04–17, tags: asia, empire, korea, nuke, pacific, pigs, usa, wot

Nuclear Orientalism - Opinion - Al Jazeera English.

It’s been a while since I’ve seen anything from Tarak Barkawi… was starting to wonder. This piece is as usual excellent obvious and futile sprinkled liberally with historical facts and observations on … read more

The myth of ‘isolated’ Iran - Opinion - Al Jazeera English

30 words by attila written on 2012–01–23, last edit: 2012–01–23, tags: asia, iran, oil

The myth of ‘isolated’ Iran - Opinion - Al Jazeera English.

Pepe Escobar pulls together several threads that have been live wires on “fringe” news/opinion places into a single coherent piece. … read more


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