Globalisation & Earth Democracy with Vandana Shiva
  • Globalisation
  • Theory

Globalisation & Earth Democracy with Vandana Shiva

  • Globalisation
  • Theory

Globalisation & Earth Democracy with Vandana Shiva

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About the course

Take a seat with Vandana Shiva at the Earth University and learn some of the key concepts underlying the call for a transition to Living Economies of Care and Earth Democracy. This theoretical course takes us step by step through some of the historical events, global structures, and prevailing narratives that have shaped the way many of us currently view democracy, power, and even the food on our plate. 

Key concepts

  • The roots of industrial agriculture
  • Corporate globalisation
  • Extractivism
  • Ecocide
  • The Principles of Earth Democracy
  • Localisation
  • Local Economies

Course modules

  1. Module 1: Corporate Globalisation and Another World View

    12 min
  2. Module 2: The Violence of the Green Revolution

    10 min
  3. Module 3: The Principles of Earth Democracy

    5 min
  4. Module 4: Localisation and a New Economy of Care

    9 min
  5. Module 5: The Ecological & Economic Imperative of Organic Farming

    8 min
  6. Module 6: From Dying Democracies to Living Democracies

    8 min
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  • Location: Uttaranchal, India
  • Biome: Temperate broadleaf and mixed forests
  • Modules: 5
  • Duration: 45 minutes

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About Vandana Shiva

Vandana Shiva is an Indian scholar, environmental activist, food sovereignty advocate, ecofeminist and anti-globalisation author and Earthed course teacher.

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This is an introductory course that welcomes everyone to learn about globalisation and the principles of earth democracy.

If you already have a lot of experience in these topics, you may still find this course contains a valuable piece of insight or new perspective. The course is also a great way to connect with other learners and practitioners of earth democracy locally and globally and share your knowledge, experience, and encouragement.

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