604 words by 2 writers in Palakkad, Meghraj & elsewhere

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Creativity, Identity, Impact

"Who we are is what we make is where we stand in the world." --Nilofer Merchant

by Emily Chen

New york — Nilofer Merchant on the concept of “Onlyness”: “Onlyness is that thing that only that one individual can bring to a situation. It includes the journey and passions of each human. Onlyness is fundamentally about honoring each person: first as we view ourselves and second as we are valued. Each of us is standing in a spot that no one else occupies. That unique point of view is born of our accumulat...

religion, Impact, GUJARAT

Faceless Foot Lawyer

by Binu Alex

Chhota udepur — In 2004, when I went to a small town area bordering Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh, the locals – who are mostly indigenous tribes – told me they approach an American Lawyer when they are in legal tangles....

poverty, Impact

Minimum Wage Mirage

by Binu Alex

Meghraj — India enacted minimum wage and minimum working days with those wages with much hype. There was public audit initially but I doubt the enthusiasm which was initially seen exists now or not. In most are...

environment, Impact

The Coke Story

by Binu Alex

Palakkad — This is Muthamma, an indigenous farmer in Plachimida whom I met in 2003 when I visited this place to do a story on Coco Cola plant which was polluting the area. You can find those stories on FSRN. Now...

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