It's Common V/S Wealth

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This book talks about the real side of CWG-2010 to be held in Delhi. They are killing animals, they are cutting trees, they are displacing people, snatching livelihoods,destroying river,looting the taxpayers,violating all possible labor laws, increasing cost of living to unimaginable heights, asking students to vacate hostels, destroying heritage of this age old city and all this in name of Games
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About Kapil Mishra

Kapil is an activist and social entrepreneur.

As co-founder and coordinator of “Youth for Justice”- a New Delhi based youth action group that works on spontaneous issues that need cognizance, he has led the youth protest on various socio-economic issues including Jessical Lal murder trial, issues of Farmers suicides in various parts of country, reservation in higher education, encroachment on Yamuna river bed and various other issues that directly or indirectly affect our common future.

For last three years, He is spreading voice against the anti people development approach that is being practiced by authorities in the name of Commonwealth Games in the city.

He has raised the voice inside Delhi Assembly against exploitation of Yamuna in the the name of Commonwealth Games and got detained for the action. He has initiated and participated in several protests against exploitation of common people and common resources in the name of “Growth and Development”.

He has also prepared a report as Citizen Journalist for CNN-IBN on encroachment on river Yamuna and also has exposed the issues of violation of labor laws at Games sites by camping outside Games village along with other members of “Youth for Justice”

A Masters in Social Work from Delhi School of Social Work, Kapil is presently doing M.B.A. (P.T.) from Faculty of Management Studies (FMS) University of Delhi. Currently he is working with Greenpeace India as Policy Officer.

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upcoming books- An eye opener on farmers' suicides (untitled)

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Reviews of It's Common V/S Wealth by Kapil Mishra

Margaret Weaver reviewed on July 11, 2011

Corporate rip-off excluding and displacing the poor. India stopped pension payments to raise funds for the games!
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preety mehra reviewed on July 24, 2010

a timely book that talks about distorted development and exploitation of people and resources in name of commonwealth games.

simple and easy to understand yet thought provoking book
a must read for all concerned individuals...
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