#43 Silk: ethics, sustainability and culture

As the Hindu proverb [from the holy Bhagwad Gita] says, “traditions need to change with time”. What was once seen as pious and pure does not need to be viewed in the same light, and traditions that were once upheld can indeed be dismantled and reimagined to fit the period of time we are living…

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(38) Indian Farmers and the Sikh Community

INTRO: Hi, I’m a Agrita Dandriyal and welcome to Mind Full of Everything, a podcast that cultivates a space for socially and environmentally conscious minds actively striving to achieve greater ecological and community healing for a safer and healthier planet. On today’s episode, I discuss the ongoing Indian farmer protest and the gaps in the agriculture…

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#38 Indian Farmers and the Sikh Community

This episode discusses the ongoing Indian farmer protest over the new agriculture bills and the continued marginalisation of the Sikh community by government, as shown by police brutality against farmers, to stand in solidarity with farmers and Sikhs.

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#33 Going Beyond Ethical Consumerism

As we become more aware of our collective negative impact on the environment, wide scale emphasis on purchasing locally and from ethical/sustainable brands through the political belief of ethical consumerism has risen. However, many ethical consumers are now starting to question the success of the belief and whether it has resulted in change in the corporate world or whether the problem of unethical and unsustainable production continues to persist but just behind closed doors. Listen to this episode where I discuss the problems of ethical consumerism, my personal journey with the belief and how we need to find a middle ground between purchasing ethical/sustainable goods whilst also challenging firms/industries to take responsibility for reducing their impact on the planet through consumer activism.

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