Vandana Shiva is an Indian scholar, environmental activist, food sovereignty advocate, and alter-globalization author. Shiva, currently based in Delhi, has authored more than twenty books.
|Globalization is about liberalized imports and exports, which makes India export our best natural wealth and import the junk and wasted pollution of international production, including of the Western economies.||Foreign Trade|
|India's elite wants not just cosmetic environmentalism, but a consumer-environmentalism. It wants to have good areas to go for tourism to. So it's happy to have national parks, because people can go for wildlife tourism. Or good beaches. But they don't want, and don't care about, a livelihood environmentalism.||Environment & Environmentalism|
|India's Finance Ministry's ... feet might be in India, but it's head is in Washington.||Economics, The Economy & Fiscal Affairs|
|The nexus between modern science and violence is obvious from the fact that 80 percent of all scientific research is devoted to the war industry and is frankly aimed at large-scale violence.||War & Peace|
|Unless the poor of the world agitate for themselves to be heard, there will be no changes in their circumstances.||Poverty|