I, TOO, WANT a better world. Vandana Shiva’s article ‘Double Standards’ (Resurgence 249) continues the ‘blame and bash’ tradition that takes us further away from our common goal. We should no longer be surprised that politicians and big businesses act in self-interest and do not serve ‘the people’.

Who would you trust to fix the world: a politician, a business fat cat or yourself? So, stop pleading for these ‘lost children’ to mend their ways; it is totally self-defeating and constantly affirms us as helpless victims who need help from those ‘in power’ to fix our ...


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