Why Kerala, Grampa? (2010)

Uploaded by tom chamberlin on 2014-03-21.   WHY KERALA, GRAMPA? is a 90min documentary film about activism in one of the most progressive communities on the planet.     Bill McKibben has written about Kerala. “This small state in India, though not much larger than Maryland, has a population as big as California's and a per capita annual income of less than $300. Its infant mortality rate is low, its literacy rate among the highest on Earth, and its birthrate below America's and falling faster. Kerala's citizens live nearly as long as Americans or Europeans. Statistically Kerala stands out as the Mount Everest of social development; there's truly no place like it.”  Citizen’s of Kerala are guaranteed affordable healthcare and daycare. Public education is free through college.  Fair... read more
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