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swaraj (plural swarajes)
- (India, historical) self-rule
2015 July 21, “Sustainable development is failing but there are alternatives to capitalism”, in The Guardian:
- This includes buen vivir (or sumak kawsay or suma qamaña), a culture of life with different names and varieties emerging from indigenous peoples in various regions of South America; ubuntu, with its emphasis on human mutuality (“I am because we are”) in South Africa; radical ecological democracy or ecological swaraj, with a focus on self-reliance and self-governance, in India; and degrowth, the hypothesis that we can live better with less and in common, in western countries.