The Illusion of Growth
In this interview with David Barsamian following her Seeds of Freedom keynote speech at the 8th Annual Traditional Agriculture & Sustainable Living Conference in New Mexico, Dr. Shiva questions the notion of growth and the idea of the world as a machine.
Vandana Shiva is an internationally renowned voice for sustainable development and social justice. She’s a physicist, scholar, social activist and feminist. She is Director of the Research Foundation for Science, Technology and Natural Resource Policy in New Delhi. She’s the recipient of the Sydney Peace Prize and of the Right Livelihood Award, the alternative Nobel Prize. She is the author of many books, including Water Wars, Earth Democracy, Soil Not Oil and Making Peace with the Earth. She is the editor of the book Seed Sovereignty, Food Security.