Where art thou, Arundhati Roy? The silence of India's only winner of the Booker Prize is deafening after the country's Maoists, whom she strongly supports, massacred a number of senior politicians recently.
Hashtags won't fix this. At some point we need to take action, to stand up and be counted against the brute force of the oil companies, lobbyists and politicians who willingly pollute our climate system.
Absolute power corrupts absolutely, and in a world where the gap between the powerful and powerless grows wider each day, corruption in political and economic institutions spreads much faster than shame.
I am surprised that share-tipsters continue to recommend Vedanta as a desirable investment. Regrettably, many shareholders, content to read about the share price, remain silent about Vedanta's detrimental impact on local communities.
With the blessing of the Indian Supreme Court, Vedanta plans to launch its own version of Appalachia-style mountaintop removal on the Niyamgiri mountain, which the Dongria Kondh tribe worships as a god.