Early this morning eyes went to a news analysis on pension strike and salary of the VCs of the UK’s universities published by the Guardian “Vice-chancellors simply cannot justify the fact they are paid many times more than their local council and NHS trust chief executives, at a time when their own staff have been… Continue reading UK University Pension Strike: Creating Fairer Society!
In Nepal, finally, a senior medical doctor, named Dr. Govinda KC, was arrested by the police when he was in unto death hunger strike. Since a long, he has been fighting against corruption and unaccountable governance in medical sector especially the licensing practice of medical colleges where the basic conditions of licensing are unchecked. The main… Continue reading Justice: A bizarre coincidence
In the liberal society, people's participation in development through the political process is an important approach. Elections, company’s shares, non-governmental entities, developing and sharing opinion are the best ways of participation. In a public lecture program, ‘Democracy and Social Decisions’ organized by the Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI), Nobel laureate and Lamont Professor Amartya Sen… Continue reading Mocking Democracy in Twenty First Century: Wrong Majoritarian System?
A report on the causes of BREXIT has been published. According to this report, Brexit was the reason of ‘Poverty, Low Skills and Lack of Opportunities’. The research was accomplished by Goodwin, M, and Heath, O (2016) for the JRF Organisation. ‘This report provides unprecedented insight into the dynamics of the 2016 vote to leave… Continue reading Instability: Poverty and low skill push Britain to Brexit
Some claim the world has achieved tremendous progress and prosperity, however, many believe that more than half of the world’s population are still struggling to have fulfilled their basic needs such as food, clothing, and shelter. Few are enjoying the wealth while many are suffering from extreme poverty. The patterns of resources distribution are extremely… Continue reading Justice is denied by designed
Rivers not only facilitate agriculture but also support economy and income. However, rivers have been marginalized and ignored since the industrial revolution, alike indigenous people in the modern society. Considering this fact, human beings must learn that rivers have a life of their own, have the right to be safe and flow freely. If so, what effects would… Continue reading Rivers have full rights of free flowing like a person
Disseminated data on food waste, history of famines and current inflamed obesity in affluent society have proved that hunger is a careless problem by design ! #ZeroHunger Women produced 80% food in developing countries but they face 70% poverty. Similarly more than 80% food is produced in developing countries but they are suffering from vicious… Continue reading Food Security and Zero Hunger
In the four decades I have closely followed global affairs, I have never seen the world in such a state of pronounced . Even the end of the Cold War seems tame compared to the changes now at hand. In 2015, I have observed the intersection and collision of multiple global mega-trends, each of which… Continue reading Globalization is dead: what now? -Paul Laudicina
Welcoming the 163 refugees, new Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said his country was "showing the world how to open our hearts". The newly elected Liberal government has pledged to take in 25,000 refugees by the end of February. Canada's stance on the issue differs sharply to that of the US, which has been reluctant to take in migrants ...
Because of the unfair distribution of resources and unhuman work by the state and corporate society inequality has been increased intolerably. ‘Divine and Right’ has been basic principle to grab limited resources for the best use of plutocrats, oligarch and crony capitalism. This is a reason for violence.