Ashish Kothari, a founding member of the environmental group Kalpavriksh, recently spoke at the Local Futures' Economics of Happiness conference in Bangalore, India. He has authored and edited over thirty books, including Churning the Earth: The Making of Global India, co-authored with Aseem Shrivastava.
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Monday, July 04, 2016
From Livelihoods to Deadlihoods
In India, economic development and modernity have transformed livelihoods into deadlihoods. They are wiping out millennia-old livelihoods that were ways of life with no sharp division between work and leisure, and replacing them with dreary assembly line jobs where we wait desperately for weekends...