In southern Mexico, indigenous people have remarkable ideas about how to exercise power. Gustavo Esteva explains why, for them, nation-states are irrelevant.
is a grassroots activist and ‘ deprofessionalized intellectual’ from Oaxaca, Mexico. He has been a public official and a university professor, but for the past 20 years he has worked with Indian groups, peasants and urban marginals.
Mari Marcel Thekaekara congratulates the country’s Dalit community on finally winning legal protection against discrimination.
Argument: Is it time to ditch the pursuit of economic growth?
As Mother’s Day approaches in India, Mari Marcel Thekaekara reflects on how motherhood has changed along with the online communication boom.
As a young student is injured for wearing the ‘wrong’ clothes, Mari Marcel Thekeakara says that women will fight on against violence.
Mari Marcel Thekaekara’s home is on the edge of a wildlife sanctuary, which is a pleasure and a pain, as she explains.