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A few comments is response to "Planet of the Humans". Gibbs (& Zehner) slay many "green energy" myths once & for all – while exposing the foundation "movements" as part & parcel of industry/capital & ruling classes – which they are.
Added caveat: Industrial civ. is destroying all life on Earth. Human destruction of #biodiversity is not created equally: "Tribal peoples are the best conservationists & guardians of the natural world, & 80% of our planet’s #biodiversity is found in #tribal territories."
Link to caveat:

wrongkindofgreen.org/2020/04/22/wat…

"An analysis of #population growth that accounts for the vast differences in consumption across #class & region is critical in examining the worldwide environmental crisis."

Follow @StephenCorrySvl, @cordeliers & others.
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#PhysicalDistancing, but #SocialSolidarity - a thread on our call today on Caste, Gender, Communal identity and Covid-19 crisis in #India👇 #IndiaFightsCoronavirus 1/n
Sumi Das, transgender activist from Cooch Behar, West Bengal, asks how can trans folk in villages #stayhomestaysafe, when they don’t have food on their plate? 2/n
Sumi - Trans and gender diverse communities outside metro cities already marginalized - earn from begging, dancing in weddings, sex work - don’t have documents or ration card, nor bank accounts to receive govt relief 3/n
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I am so glad that researchers are interested in helping extend #STEM opportunities to #tribal students!

But please understand that we #Indigenous academics spend considerable time to cultivate relationships of TRUST. No one should expect automatic access our networks. 1/8 #phd
Some well-intentioned researchers have asked to contact my networks bc they 1) have a #diversity goal (Indigenous people as a ✔️), 2) request a letter of support, or 3) have an idea to "help us". If this is our first communication, understand that we have not yet built trust. 2/8
Know that many #Indigenous academics have been burned by ppl who take the letter of support without honoring their commitments to those who helped obtain the grant or tenureship benchmark. That's extractive, and we do not forget. (Also true for #research community engagement) 3/8
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#TRIBECON begins #Pravara; felicitations to #AbhayBang @SearchGad & #sudarshan #VGKK for their inspiring work on #TribalHealth; @DrLahariya @whoindia among others felicitated
#abhayBang #healthsystem design for tribal communities need to be relooked for #UHC; strategies & schemes must adapt with local social & cultural context; recollects #Brainstorming with @DesirajuKeshav at @SearchGad leading to #ExpertCommittee #tribalhealth @TribalHealthIND
#TRIBECON #AbhayBang notes with happiness increasing interest in #tribalhealth research, yet this continues to be “off the beaten path”; congratulations to #pravara medical college in bringing this together; the proposed #Bandardhara declaration to improve #tribalhealth research
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Ready for a great discussion: "Beyond #DCP: Long Term #Water #Sustainability for the #ColoradoRiver Basin" thanks to @DCDC_ASU
.@PHXWaterAdvisor says #DCP did nothing to address the structural deficit built into the #ColoradoRiver compact. That needs to be key to next round of negotiations starting next year.
Solutions focusing only on the biggest water consumer in #Arizona - agriculture - are not adequate to solve the bigger issue, according to Chelsea McGuire with the @azfb
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Analyzing recent #Tribal Voting Patterns and Trends..There are 51 parliament seats in Central India (Chattisgarh,MP,Gujarat,Rajasthan,Odisha,Jharkhand n Maharastra) where Tribal voters are more than 20%. What are the indications in #assemblyelections2018 ? Lets analyze.
In #Chattisgarh there are 7 Parliament seats where #Tribal Population is >20%. @BJP4India won all 7 in 2014 parliament election. The avg. tribal population in these seats is 44.5%. @BJP4India lost an average vote% of 17.5% in these seats. Huge loss. Refer the attached pics.
In #MP there are 10 Parliament seats where #Tribal Population is >20%. @BJP4India won 9 in 2014 parliament election. The avg. tribal population in these seats is 42.8%. @BJP4India lost an average vote% of 11.4% in these seats. Huge loss. Refer the attached pic.
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1/ Manu (The progenitor of Humankind)
All different races of Mankind are derived from Manu and Shradha. The current Manu is Vaivasvata Manu.
2/ The word Manu literary means man but it is a title given to the progenitor of mankind. According to Hindu Puranas there are many kalpas (One day of Lord Brahma the creator) and each Kalpa has 14 manvantara and each manvatara has one manu. So basically each Kalpa has 14 Manus.
3/ The current manu of the present manvantara is Shraddhadeva or Vaivasvata Manu of this current Kalpa. He is the son of Vivasvat (Probably Surya) and is therefore also known as Manu-vaivasvata.
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