Enhancing Agriculture and Environment Shall I not have intelligence with the earth? Am I not partly leaves and vegetable mould myself? —Henry David Thoreau1 When I studied soil fertility as a graduate student in the…Read More Repairing the Soil Carbon Rift
Posted Apr 10, 2021 by Joshua Cho Originally published: FAIR (Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting) (April 8, 2021) Over the past few weeks, the subject of anti-Asian racism has received an unusual degree of Western media attention, ever since a…Read More Western media incite anti-Asian racism when they join in Cold War against China
An Article by the Asian Human Rights Commission By Basil Fernando There are a number of entrenched beliefs which have become institutional doctrines within the policing system which contribute to the continuing practice of torture.…Read More SRI LANKA: Institutional theories about the use of torture
Posted Apr 07, 2021 by Daniel Taylor Originally published: Red Flag (March 24, 2021) The word “exploitation” is special for Marxists because it contains a unique insight about the way wealth is produced in class societies. It’s the key to…Read More What is exploitation?
(Article-04) In the last Article of Gramsci (Article No-03), we discussed “Common Sense” which is what Anthonio Gramsci argued; that the ruling class is using common sense as a tool in order to carry out…Read More Anthonio Gramsci-(1891-1937)
An Article by the Asian Human Rights Commission By Basil Fernando “Police officer” refers mostly to persons working for the Sri Lanka Police Service. But in the context of custodial torture, it also includes others who…Read More SRI LANKA: Why do Sri Lankan police officers torture suspects?
Republished From: http://www.ft.lk/columns/Microcredit-in-Sri-Lanka-A-fallen-angel/4-715593#.YGO1qYAn3gc.facebook Irrespective of the fairy anecdotes on the gospel sovereignty of microcredit programmes of denting poverty, there are growing doubts on sustaining their core – enhancing financial inclusion for the poor to find…Read More Microcredit in Sri Lanka: A fallen angel?
Combating the military businesses, military bureaucracy, and the old military structure and replacing with the democratic organs of the peoples democracy Posted Mar 12, 2021 by Nyan Aung The shell of the old Burmese society…Read More February revolution in Burma
Originally published: The Pioneer by Indra Shekhar Singh (March 9, 2021) As the farmers’ protest against farm laws enters the summer season, they brave high temperatures and the paucity of basic necessities As an orange…Read More 100 days of revolt, & still raring to go
Originally published: ROAR Magazine by Michael Kwet (March 3, 2021) This essay is part of the Digital Futures series ROAR is producing in collaboration with the Transnational Institute. In 2020, billionaires made out like bandits.…Read More Digital colonialism: the evolution of American empire