Medha Patkar, anti-dam activist and hunger striker. Credit: Epsajeevan

India: Flooding Narmada Valley with Anti-Dam Resistance

August 7, 2017 Defne Gonenc

To oppose the neglect of proper resettlement and rehabilitation plans for 40,000 affected families, Medha Patkar and 11 other villagers in Madhya Pradesh, India took a stand. They commenced a hunger strike against the government’s decision to open the gates of the Sardar Sarovar Dam. The hunger strike is a continuation of struggle that stretches back 32 years.

The Hidden Dance Between China and the United States

January 17, 2017 Immanuel Wallerstein

Most politicians, journalists, and academic analysts describe the relations of China and the United States as one of hostile competition, especially in East Asia. I disagree. I believe that the top of both countries’ geopolitical agenda is reaching long-term accord with the other. The major bone of contention is which of the two prospective partners will be the top dog.

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