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Why are the billionaires always laughing?

Because they know the corporate media will never call bullshit on their bullshit.

Vandana Shiva

Vandana Shiva

Dr. Vandana Shiva is a philosopher, environmental activist and eco feminist. She is the founder/director of Navdanya Research Foundation for Science, Technology, and Ecology. She is author of numerous books including, Soil Not Oil: Environmental Justice in an Age of Climate Crisis; Stolen Harvest: The Hijacking of the Global Food Supply; Earth Democracy: Justice, Sustainability, and Peace; and Staying Alive: Women, Ecology, and Development. Shiva has also served as an adviser to governments in India and abroad as well as NGOs, including the International Forum on Globalization, the Women’s Environment and Development Organization and the Third World Network. She has received numerous awards, including 1993 Right Livelihood Award (Alternative Nobel Prize) and the 2010 Sydney Peace Prize.

Articles by this author

 

Reclaiming Our Common Home: Expand the Commons to Include Everything We Need

Ecological civilization is based on the consciousness that we are part of the Earth, not her masters, conquerors, or owners.

Vandana Shiva ·


Bill Gates' Global Agenda and How We Can Resist His War on Life

Gates' 'funding' results in an erasure of democracy and biodiversity, of nature and culture. His 'philanthropy' is not just philanthrocapitalism. It is philanthroimperialism.

Vandana Shiva ·


The Path Beyond Extinction and Escape: Return to Earth, Regenerate and Share

Message for World Environment Day, 5th June 2020. 

Vandana Shiva ·


Poisons Mean Extinction: For Bees and Humanity

Protecting bees is an ecological duty, pushing them to extinction is an ecological crime. The threat to bees is a threat to humanity.

Vandana Shiva ·


On This May Day, The Corporate-Dominated World Faces Not One, But Three Pandemics

All three pandemics have their roots in an economic model based on profits, greed and extractivism, which has accelerated ecological destruction, aggravated loss of livelihoods, increased economic inequality, and polarised and divided society into the 1% and 99%.

Vandana Shiva ·




Ending a Century of Ecocide and Genocide, Seeding Earth Democracy

Putting Monsanto on trial is only the beginning of what the world's people must do to regain control of their food systems

Vandana Shiva ·

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