Central India’s Agricultural Nightmare

Today, I read a review of a documentary produced by PBS on the agricultural crisis near the region of Vidarbha in Central India. This review, published on the blog Intercontinental Cry, evaluated the background of the agricultural crisis and the connected increase of suicides by farmers from the region. The film is called, India’s Dying […]

Global Water Activist Gears Up for Book Release Tour

  As the Council of Canadians website states, on October 16, 2007 a new book will be available by Maude Barlow acclaimed water activist, scholar, and chair of the Council of Canadians. Her new book is called: Blue Covenant: The Global Water Crisis and the Coming Battle for the Right to Water. Maude Barlow will […]