Articles by: Sonali Kolhatkar

As Our Bodies and Planetary Systems Become “Inflamed,” How Do We Heal?

As Our Bodies and Planetary Systems Become “Inflamed,” How Do We Heal?

In their new book, authors Rupa Marya and Raj Patel explore how capitalism and colonialism have caused sickness and how Indigenous knowledge can offer healing. Multiple planetary crises are breaking out simultaneously: a global pandemic, heat waves, deadly floods, disappearing biodiversity, failing infrastructure. To authors Rupa Marya and Raj Patel, these crises—and their solutions—are intimately linked and ought to be viewed[Read More…]

by 31/08/2021 Comments are Disabled Counter Solutions
Why Amazon Is Fighting So Hard to Stop Warehouse Workers From Unionizing

Why Amazon Is Fighting So Hard to Stop Warehouse Workers From Unionizing

Thousands of warehouse workers at an Amazon plant in Bessemer, Alabama, are at the center of a potentially game-changing union vote taking place right now. On February 8, the warehouse workers were sent ballots by mail to decide over the next seven weeks if they want to join the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union (RWDSU). Just getting to this point was[Read More…]

by 15/02/2021 1 comment World
Our Planet Is Angry

Our Planet Is Angry

“Storm of a lifetime” is how the National Weather Service in Wilmington, N.C., described Hurricane Florence as it came lumbering across the Atlantic to hurl its ferocious winds and rain onto that coastal state. Pointing to the storm’s unusual path, one meteorologist said, “There’s virtually no precedent for a hurricane moving southwest for some time along the Carolina coast.” Florence is expected[Read More…]

by 15/09/2018 3 comments Climate Change