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Swadeshi Movement
The Swadeshi movement, part of the Indian independence movement
Indian independence movement
and the developing Indian nationalism, was an economic strategy aimed at removing the British Empire
British Empire
from power and improving economic conditions in India
India
by following the principles of swadeshi and which had some success. Strategies of the Swadeshi movement
Swadeshi movement
involved boycotting British products and the revival of domestic products and production processes. L. M. Bhole identifies five phases of the Swadeshi movement.[1]1850 to 1904: developed by leaders like Dadabhai Naoroji, Gokhale, Ranade, Tilak, G.V. Joshi and Bhaswat.K.Nigoni
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Satish Kumar
Satish Kumar
Satish Kumar
(born 9 August 1936)[1] is an Indian activist and editor. He has been a Jain monk, nuclear disarmament advocate, pacifist,[3] and is the current editor of Resurgence & Ecologist magazine. Now living in England, Kumar is founder and Director of Programmes of the Schumacher College international centre for ecological studies, and of The Small School. His most notable accomplishment is a peace walk with a companion to the capitals of four of the nuclear-armed countries – Washington, London, Paris and Moscow, a trip of over 8,000 miles.[4] He insists that reverence for nature should be at the heart of every political and social debate. Defending criticism that his goals are unrealistic, he has said,Look at what realists have done for us. They have led us to war and climate change, poverty on an unimaginable scale, and wholesale ecological destruction
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Resurgence & Ecologist
Resurgence & Ecologist is a British bi-monthly magazine covering environmental issues, engaged activism, philosophy, arts and ethical living. It is edited by the former Jain monk and author Satish Kumar. It combines the former Resurgence, edited by Kumar, with The Ecologist, which in recent years has been published online only.[1] Resurgence & Ecologist is published by the Resurgence Trust, an educational charity registered in England
England
and Wales[2] and based at Ford House, Hartland, Bideford, Devon.Contents1 History 2 See also 3 References 4 External linksHistory[edit] Resurgence was founded in 1966 by John Papworth.[3] Described as the artistic and spiritual voice of the green movement in Great Britain, contributors to Resurgence have included E.F. Schumacher,[3] E. P. Thompson, Ivan Illich, R. D
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Buddhist Economics
Buddhist
Buddhist
economics is a spiritual and philosophical approach to the study of economics.[1] It examines the psychology of the human mind and the emotions that direct economic activity, in particular concepts such as anxiety, aspirations and self-actualization principles. In the view of its proponents, Buddhist
Buddhist
economics aims to clear the confusion about what is harmful and what is beneficial in the range of human activities involving the production and consumption of goods and services, ultimately trying to make human beings ethically mature.[2] The ideology's stated purpose is to "find a middle way between a purely mundane society and an immobile, conventional society."[3] Sri Lankan economist Neville Karunatilake wrote that: "A Buddhist economic system has its foundations in the development of a co-operative and harmonious effort in group living
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Small Is Beautiful
Small Is Beautiful: A Study of Economics As If People Mattered is a collection of essays by German born British economist E. F. Schumacher. The phrase "Small Is Beautiful" came from a phrase by his teacher Leopold Kohr.[1] It is often used to champion small, appropriate technologies that are believed to empower people more, in contrast with phrases such as "bigger is better". First published in 1973, Small Is Beautiful
Small Is Beautiful
brought Schumacher's critiques of Western economics to a wider audience during the 1973 energy crisis and emergence of globalization
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E. F. Schumacher
Ernst Friedrich "Fritz" Schumacher (19 August 1911 – 4 September 1977) was a German statistician and economist who is best known for his proposals for human-scale, decentralised and appropriate technologies.[1] He served as Chief Economic Advisor to the British National Coal Board
National Coal Board
for two decades, and founded the Intermediate Technology Development Group in 1966. In 1995, his 1973 book Small Is Beautiful: A Study of Economics As If People Mattered was ranked by
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Swami Ramdev
Swami Ramdev
Ramdev
 pronunciation (help·info) (born as Ramkrishna Yadav
Yadav
on 25 December 1965)[1] is a yoga guru known for his work in ayurveda, business, politics[2] and agriculture. He co-founded the Patanjali Ayurved
Patanjali Ayurved
Ltd
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Rajiv Dixit
Rajiv Dixit was an Indian social activist.[1] He served as the National Secretary of Bharat Swabhiman Andolan and launched Azadi Bachao Andolan.[2]Contents1 Early life 2 Activities 3 Death 4 Publications 5 ReferencesEarly life[edit] Rajiv Dixit was born in Allahabad. He had an M.Tech degree and worked as scientist for a brief period.[3] Activities[edit] He founded the Azadi Bachao Andolan (Save Freedom Movement) and has been a campaigner for the protection of Indian industries.[4] He demanded decentralisation of the taxation system, saying that the existing system was the core reason for bureaucratic corruption. He claimed that 80 per cent of tax revenue was used to pay politicians and bureaucrats
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Second World War
Allied victoryCollapse of Nazi Germany Fall of Japanese and Italian Empires Dissolution of the League of Nations Creation of the United Nations Emergence of the United States
United States
and the Soviet Union
Soviet Union
as superpowers Beginning of the Cold War
Cold War
(more...)ParticipantsAllied Powers Axis PowersCommanders and leadersMain Allied leaders Joseph Stalin Franklin D
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Self-determination
The right of people to self-determination is a cardinal principle in modern international law (commonly regarded as a jus cogens rule), binding, as such, on the United Nations
United Nations
as authoritative interpretation of the Charter's norms.[1][2] It states that a people, based on respect for the principle of equal rights and fair equality of opportunity, have the right to freely choose their sovereignty and international political status with no interference.[3] The concept was first expressed in the 1860s, and spread rapidly thereafter.[4][5] During and after World War I, the principle was encouraged by both Vladimir Lenin
Vladimir Lenin
and United States President Woodrow Wilson.[4][5] Having announced his Fourteen Points
Fourteen Points
on 8 January 1918, on 11 February 1918 Wilson stated: "National aspirations must be respected; people may now be dominated and governed only by their own consent
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Arya Samaj
VedantaAdvaita Vishishtadvaita Dvaita Vedanta Bhedabheda Dvaitadvaita Achintya Bheda Abheda ShuddhadvaitaHeterodoxCharvaka Ājīvika Buddhism JainismOther schoolsVaishnava Smarta Shakta ĪśvaraShaiva: Pratyabhijña Pashupata SiddhantaTantraTeachers (Acharyas)NyayaAkṣapāda Gotama Jayanta Bhatta Raghunatha SiromaniMīmāṃsāJaimini Kumārila Bhaṭṭa PrabhākaraAdvaita VedantaGaudapada Adi Shankara Vācaspati Miśra Vidyaranya Sadananda Madhusūdana Sarasvatī Vijnanabhiksu Ramakrishna Vivekananda Ramana Maharshi Siddharudha Chinmayananda NisargadattaVishishtadvaitaNammalvar Alvars Yamunacharya Ramanuja Vedanta
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Gopal Hari Deshmukh
Gopal Hari Deshmukh (18 February 1823 – 9 October 1892) was an Indian activist, thinker, social reformer and writer from Maharashtra. His original surname was Shidhaye. Because of 'Vatan' (right of Tax collection) that the family had received,the family was later called Deshmukh.[2] Deshmukh is regarded as an important figure of the Social Reform Movement in Maharashtra.Contents1 Early life 2 Career 3 Social activism3.1 Social work in Maharashtra 3.2 Social work in Gujarat4 Books 5 ReferencesEarly life[edit] Gopal Hari Deshmukh was born into a Deshastha
Deshastha
brahmin family.[3] in 1823. His father was the treasurer of Bapu Gokhale, the general of Bajirao II
Bajirao II
during the Third Anglo-Maratha War
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United Kingdom
The United Kingdom
United Kingdom
of Great Britain
Great Britain
and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
(UK) or Britain, is a sovereign country in western Europe
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East Bengal
East Bengal
East Bengal
(Bengali: পূর্ব বাংলা Purbô Bangla) was a geographically noncontiguous province of the Dominion of Pakistan
Pakistan
covering Bangladesh. With its coastline on the Bay of Bengal, it bordered India
India
and Burma. It was located very near to, but did not share a border with, the Kingdom of Nepal, China, the Kingdom of Sikkim and the Kingdom of Bhutan. Its capital was Dacca. The Partition of British India, which divided Bengal along religious lines, established the borders of Muslim majority East Bengal. The province existed during the reign of two monarchs, including George VI and Elizabeth II; and three Governors-General, including Muhammad Ali Jinnah, Khawaja Nazimuddin
Khawaja Nazimuddin
and Ghulam Muhammad. Its provincial governors included a British administrator and several Pakistani statesmen
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Monarchy Of The United Kingdom
The monarchy of the United Kingdom, commonly referred to as the British monarchy, is the constitutional monarchy of the United Kingdom, its dependencies and its overseas territories. The current monarch and head of state, Queen Elizabeth II, ascended the throne on the death of her father, King George VI, on 6 February 1952. The monarch and his or her immediate family undertake various official, ceremonial, diplomatic and representational duties. As the monarchy is constitutional, the monarch is limited to non-partisan functions such as bestowing honours and appointing the Prime Minister. The monarch is commander-in-chief of the British Armed Forces
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Juche
Juche
Juche
(/dʒuːˈtʃeɪ/[2]; Korean: 주체, lit. 'subject'; Korean pronunciation: [tɕutɕʰe]), usually left untranslated,[1] or translated as "self-reliance") is the official state ideology of North Korea, described by the government as Kim Il-sung's "original, brilliant and revolutionary contribution to national and international thought".[3] It postulates that "man is the master of his destiny",[4] that the North Korean masses are to act as the "masters of the revolution and construction" and that by beco
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