The Largest Strike in Human History
IN-DEPTH VIDEOS, 22 Feb 2021
Massive Indian Farmer Uprising against Neoliberalism Explained
11 Feb 2021 – Red Lines host Anya Parampil speaks with Prasanth Radhakrishnan, a New Delhi based journalist with Newclick.in and People’s Dispatch, about the historic farmer strike currently sweeping India. Radhakrishnan explains why farmers are rising up, how they are organized, and how the neoliberal government of Narendra Modi has responded to the movement.
Just one day after this interview, the Modi government raided the offices of Newsclick.in and detained its editors in what has been denounced as an act of intimidation against critical media. Learn More
Tags: BRICS, Demonstrations, Farmers, India, Neoliberalism, On Strike, Protest movements, Protests
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