The Health and Malnutrition Crisis, a Health Emergency: how should we respond?

Posted on Monday, January 23rd, 2012

The Hunger and Malnutrition Crisis, A Health Emergency:

How should we respond?

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No therapy in retail

Posted on Sunday, January 8th, 2012

by Dr Vandana Shiva

In November 2011, when the UPA government announced in Parliament that it had cleared the entry of big retail chains like Wal-Mart and Tesco into India through 51 per cent FDI in multi-brand retail, it justified the decision saying that FDI in retail will boost food security and benefit farmers’ livelihoods. But the assurance that FDI in retail would ease inflation did not resolve the political crisis the government was facing; it deepened it. Parliament was stalled for several days of the Winter Session after which the government was forced to withdraw its decision.

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