Farmers And Civil Society Reject Corporate UN Food Systems Summit

By Margaret Flowers, Clearing the FOG. -

The World Economic Forum and Gates Foundation are convening a food summit through the United Nations on September 23. Global farmer, peasant and fishing coalitions have called a boycott of the [...]

Indian Farmers’ Protest Completes 200 Days

By La Via Campesina. -

Early January this year, while responding to a journalist’s query about the perseverance displayed by India’s farmers even after several rounds of failed negotiations with the Government of [...]

The Kisan Farmers’ Commune In India

By Vijay Prashad, Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research. -

On 26 June 2021, tens of thousands of Indian farmers will gather in front of the government offices in India’s twenty-eight states. They will come to commemorate the completion of seven months of [...]

The Farmers’ Revolt In India

By Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research. -

India is gripped by the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. The daily confirmed cases crossed 400,000 in May as the health system convulsed, hospital beds filled up, and medical oxygen [...]

Across India, Protesters Mark Six Months Of Historic Farmers’ Agitation

By NewsClick, People's Dispatch. -

Hundreds of thousands of farmers, workers and members of trade unions, student and women organizations observed a protest at thousands of places across India on Wednesday, May 26. The day marked [...]

Haitian Farmers Fight Dictatorship

By Breakthrough News, YouTube. -

Breakthrough News was on the ground in Haiti for eight days covering the popular uprising sweeping that country. Our BT News team went to Haiti's agricultural heartland to detail the struggles of [...]

Farmers Block Expressway In Indian State Of Haryana To Protest Against Farm Laws

By Priya Yadav, Sputnik News. -

Hundreds of farmers from across India have been camping out Delhi's borders for the past four months to protest against newly introduced agricultural laws by the federal government. While the [...]

How India’s Farmers’ Protests Could Upend The Political Landscape

By Vijay Prashad, People's Dispatch. -

For the past three months, Indian farmers and agricultural workers have been in the middle of a difficult struggle against the government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Tens of thousands of [...]

As Farmers Expand Their Agitation, Indian Government Intensifies Repression

By Wasantha Rupasinghe, WSWS. -

Pushed on the back foot by the popular support for the farmers’ agitation against its pro-agribusiness farm laws, India’s right-wing Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government is systematically [...]

The Largest Strike In Human History

By Anya Parampil, The Grayzone. -

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, [...]

India’s Farmers’ Protests: ‘This Is History In The Making’

By Sarang Narasimhaiah and Mukesk Kulriya, ROAR Magazine. -

On January 26, 2021, India observed its 71st Republic Day under historically unprecedented circumstances. On an occasion meant to commemorate the adoption of the Indian Constitution, two fiercely [...]

Court Orders Shell To Pay Nigerian Farmers Over Oil Spills

By Al Jazeera. -

A Dutch court has ordered the Nigerian subsidiary of Shell to pay compensation over oil spills in Nigeria’s Niger Delta, a ruling which could pave the way for more cases against multinational oil [...]

Farmers Blame Miscreants For Maligning Their Image On Republic Day

By Sputnik News. -

As part of their Tractor Protest Rally, thousands of farmers entered Delhi on Tuesday morning riding SUVs, cars, and wheeled farm equipment. A faction of the rally soon invaded Delhi's iconic Red [...]

Farmers’ Parade Takes Center Stage On India’s Republic Day

By People's Dispatch. -

New Delhi, India - January 26, the day India became a Republic, is traditionally celebrated at Rajpath — the road from the India Gate to the President’s residence — in New Delhi. The ceremony [...]

My Wish Is That You Win This Fight For Truth

By Vijay Prashad, Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research. -

On 26 January, India’s Republic Day, thousands of farmers and agricultural workers will drive their tractors and walk into the heart of the capital, New Delhi, to bring their fight to the doors [...]

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