India Resource Center

Building Global Links for Justice, a project of Global Resistance

Linked with Indian FAX ACTION about Coca-Cola.

India Resource Center works to support movements against corporate globalization in India. We provide timely information on transnational corporations to Indian movements. We also educate and mobilize key constituencies in the US and other countries to take action in support of campaigns in India. India Resource Center is a project of Global Resistance. Global Resistance works to strengthen the movement against corporate globalization by supporting and linking local, grassroots struggles against globalization around the world. Our goal is to ensure that those most impacted by globalization are engaged in and at the forefront of the movement against corporate globalization … (about 1/2).

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action (actually centered on Coca-Cola for Indian people’s water resources);
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contact by e-mail, attn. Amit Srivastava, Coordinator, India Resource Center, and Director of Global Resistance.org (named on all this Google-search Results).

About 2/2: History: India Resource Center is the result of numerous discussions with activists in India spanning a wide array of issues.

The fact that India provides some of the most vibrant resistance to corporate globalization was never a doubt in our mind. The ongoing anti-dam movement in the Narmada valley, and the 1993 rally in Bangalore that mobilized over a half million farmers against what is today known as WTO, are testimony to the strength and sophistication of Indian social movements. So the purpose of our engagement with Indian groups was not so much on how we could help them but rather, how we could create a dialogue with Indian movements and those around the world in order to share information, skills and strategies for organizing – in order to strengthen the global movement for holding corporations accountable to human rights, environmental justice and labor rights … (full text).

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