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 [...]

Will US Farmers Follow India’s Lead?

By Leanna First-Arai, Truthout. -

Thousands of farmers in India are braving cold winter temperatures in the outskirts of New Delhi, their tractors and tents blocking traffic along three main roads leading to the capital city, in [...]

Iowa Farm Bankruptcies Continue To Rise, Despite Aid

By Erin Jordan, The Gazette. -

There were 27 farm bankruptcies in Iowa in 2019 — more than double the 13 bankruptcies in 2018, the American Farm Bureau Federation reported. This was despite the $1.58 billion the federal [...]

Indian Farmers Plan To March Into New Delhi

By Anish R., Peoples Dispatch. -

India’s protesting farmers, who have been camped on the outskirts of the capital, Delhi, have warned of intensifying their agitation if their demands are not met. Farmers’ organizations announced [...]

India’s Farmer Revolt

By Subin Dennis, Tribune Magazine. -

The farmers’ struggle taking place now on the borders of Delhi and its neighbouring states is one of the most important mass agitations that India has seen in its three decades of neoliberal [...]

The Biosecurity Myth That Is Destroying Small Farming

By Lucile Leclair, Counterpunch. -

Chen Yun’s pigs stopped eating, then developed a fever. Within a week, all 10,000 on his farm in Jiangxi, in southeast China, had died of African swine fever (ASF). In 2018-19 the virus affected [...]

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