Thinking global, living local: Voices in a globalized world

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  • Mining and Rural Communities in the Philippines – Clemente Bautista

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    This is a long version of the answers that Clemente Bautista (President of Kalikasan: People’s Network for the Environment) gave us for the Lead Article A Zero-Sum Game? which deals with the following question: Rapid globalization makes competition for land, raw materials and other resources intense. When the stakes are so high, can […]

  • Internal Migrant Workers in Delhi

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    “I was just twelve years when I came from Uttar Pradesh (a northern state of India) as a migrant worker with the help of a relative,” says Ram Charan Yadav my neighbourhood vegetable vendor. He sits outside my apartment complex and claims to have been selling vegetables here for the […]