Walden Bello talks about the climate change from the developing countries’ perspective at Australia's Climate Action Summit
India's Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage Bill represents capitulation to US and Indian corporate pressure, and a retreat from the state's responsibility to protect citizens against hazards.
Climate change is a political and scientific conundrum. From the denialism of the George Bush era to the neo-liberal imperatives of carbon trading, the subject is confusing, and an activist agenda is sometimes a navigational minefield.
The current crisis has exacerbated the effects of neoliberalism and hugely increased inequality, with money going from labour to capital.