Posts Tagged "Vandana Shiva"

Bill Moyers talks with Vandana Shiva

Posted by on Jul 22, 2012 in Blog | 0 comments

Bill Moyers talks with Vandana Shiva

One of the stops on the Gandhi Legacy Tour is Dehradun (January 11, 2014) where we will enjoy a full day visit to the Navdanya Farm (Dr. Vandana Shiva Center). In this amazing video Bill Moyers talks with scientist and philosopher Dr. Vandana Shiva, whose become a rock star in the global movement against genetically modified seeds. These GMO seeds — considered “intellectual property” by the big companies like Monsanto that own the patents — are globally marketed in order to monopolize food production and profits. Opponents challenge the safety of genetically modified seeds, claiming they also harm the environment, are more costly, and leave local farmers...

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Passion with Detachment

Posted by on Apr 14, 2012 in Blog | 0 comments

Passion with Detachment

Dr. Vandana Shiva is one of the leaders and board members of the International Forum on Globalization, (along with Jerry Mander, Edward Goldsmith, Ralph Nader, and Jeremy Rifkin), and a figure of the global solidarity movement known as the alter-globalization movement. She has argued for the wisdom of many traditional practices, as is evident from her interview in the book Vedic Ecology (by Ranchor Prime) that draws upon India’s Vedic heritage. She is a member of the scientific committee of the Fundacion IDEAS, Spain’s Socialist Party’s think tank. She is also a member of the International Organization for a Participatory Society. She was awarded the...

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