Together with Mika Minio-Paluello, James is part of Platform (www.platformlondon.org), a London-based arts, human rights and environmental justice organisation that has pioneered diverse and far reaching responses to issues of international importance for more than 25 years. Based on core values of solidarity, creativity and democracy, Platform combines art, activism, education and research to achieve long-term systemic goals.As part of Platform, James Marriott has co-created a wide range of intiatives from the Delta micro-hydro engineering project to the opera And While London Burns. He lives in London.
Today on Democracy Now! James Marriott, co-author of The Oil Road: Journeys from the Caspian Sea to the City of London, Timothy Mitchell, author of Carbon Democracy: Political Power in the Age of Oil, and Anna Galkina, campaigner with London-based arts, human rights, and environmental justice organization Platform London, discussed the Azerbaijan elections, political unrest in Egypt, oil pipelines and their impact on political systems and populations at home and abroad.
Q.Name three countries that border the Caspian Sea.
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