To mark the 70th Anniversary of India & Pakistan’s independence, we are exploring the entire relationship between Britain & India over the past 400 years. In Episode 2, we explore how military leaders Robert Clive and Warren Hastings increased East India Company dominance in India, leading to the British Raj.
To mark the 70th Anniversary of India & Pakistan’s independence, we are exploring the entire relationship between Britain & India over the past 400 years. In this first episode, we look at when Britain officially goes over to India – not as the government or crown, but as a trading and profitable company!
Neglected and forgotten…In the town of Arlit, in northern Niger, former employees of Cominak – a uranium mining company – have been complaining about their living conditions. Since the Akouta uranium mine closed in March 2021, 600 workers have remained idle. They’ve now taken their plight to the mining company, a subsidiary of French multinational Orano.
Welcome to Transition Studies. To prosper for very much longer on the changing Earth humankind will need to move beyond its current fossil-fueled civilization toward one that is sustained on recycled materials and renewable energy. This is not a trivial shift. It will require a major transition in all aspects of our lives.
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