Sri Lanka's Village-Based Alternative to Globalization
Globalization is under scrutiny as never before, with critics urging an alternative that puts people before profits. Sandy Tolan reports that Sarvodaya, a village-based movement in Sri Lanka, has been seeking for decades to improve the lot of millions of poor people with self-help programs based on Buddhist principles. Followers include Krishna (left), who left advertising to work for the movement, which was founded by Dr. A.T. Ariyaratne.
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