I am posting the full-text here. I can’t substantiate these unsolicited claims. But I think many of them ring true with other accounts we’ve read online. 666 more words
In a developing country like India, where poverty and malnutrition is one of the major problem, no doubt food security remains a prime concern. India’s stand on Trade Facilitation Agreement got global attention after India refused to sign TFA citing food security concerns. 306 more words
There is a test-score-driven, privatizing war on public schools and on the teaching profession.
It is no secret that those chiefly financing the war stand above the chaos they create via their “philanthropy.” In short, they use their billions in order to promote their own ideal of American education privatization. 2,610 more words
In his seminal essay, “Politics and the English Language,” George Orwell talked about how the overuse of Latin words in English had become like “soft now” falling up on facts, “blurring the outline and covering all details.” The result of such snowiness was that “political speech and writing are largely the defence of the indefensible.” It was true in 1946, and it’s true in 2014. 1,472 more words