If You Care Nothing Of Starvation, You Are Not A Socialist

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

Sentiments whip back and forth – a museum with ancient artefacts burns to the ground in Brazil as India’s Supreme Court decriminalises homosexuality. The first - the fire in Brazil - should [...]

The Empire Strikes Back Leaving Indian Farmers In The Dirt

By Colin Todhunter, Dissident Voice -

In India, what we are currently witnessing is a headlong rush to facilitate (foreign) capital and the running down of the existing system of agriculture. While India’s farmers suffer as the [...]

Imperialism Had A Tough Week

By Vijay Prashad, TriContinental.org. -

Just when you think things are far too bleak, the human spirit rises to surprise you. In Brazil, the truckers went on an extended strike. They are angry about the fuel prices. It has made it [...]

India: Nationwide Protests To Demand Justice For Rape Victims

By Staff, Aljazeera.com -

Angry protesters rally across cities calling for justice after an eight-year-old Kashmiri girl was fatally gang-raped. Thousands of Indians have taken to the streets to join nationwide protests [...]

How India’s Neoliberal Policies Killed 250,000, Birthed Modern Farmers’ Uprising

By Manmeet Sahni, Telesurtv.net -

In March, for weeks, tens of thousands of Indian farmers rallied, under the red flag, meeting in several cities to list their agenda and demands for the government to implement peasant-friendly [...]

Rajasthan Farmers Sit Neck-Deep to Protest Land Deal

By Saif Khalid, -

By Saif Khalid for Al Jazeera. Hundreds of farmers in the state of Rajasthan, India, have been protesting against the government's plan to acquire their land, with scores of them digging up holes [...]

1,200 Dead; Up To 41 Million Affected In Asian Flooding

By Andy Rowell, www.priceofoil.org -

By Andy Rowell for Oil Change International - As much of the North American media focuses on the ongoing unprecedented flooding and relief efforts in Texas and now potentially Louisiana, another [...]

Protests In India Against Import Of Methane Gas

By Staff, www.timesofindia.indiatimes.com -

By Staff of The Times of India - KOCHI: Njarackal policeremoved protesters from the Puthuvype LNG import terminal of the IOC on Wednesday after they allegedly disrupted the functioning of the [...]

China, India To Reach Climate Goals Years Early, As U.S. Likely To Fall Far Short

By Marianne Lavelle, www.insideclimatenews.org -

By Marianne Lavelle for Inside Climate News - Slowing coal use in China and India has put the world's two most populous countries on track to beat their carbon emission goals under the Paris [...]

Treating India’s Suicidal Farmers

By Moin Qazi, www.transcend.org -

By Moin Qazi for TRANSCEND Media Service - 8 May 2017 – India’s economy may be soaring, but agriculture remains its Achilles’ heel, the source of livelihood for hundreds of millions of people but [...]

Gandhi’s Strategy For Success — Use More Than One Strategy

By Mark Engler, www.wagingnonviolence.org -

By Mark Engler and Paul Engler for Waging Nonviolence - At the end of 1930, India was experiencing disruption on a scale not seen in nearly three quarters of a century — and it was witnessing a [...]

Agriculture To Demonetisation: Made In Washington

By Colin Todhunter, www.countercurrents.org -

By Colin Todhunter for Counter Currents - We don’t have to dig too deep to see where Modi feels at home. Describing itself as a major ‘global communications, stakeholder engagement and business [...]

Demonetisation: Bhasmasur’s Dance Of Death

By Vijaya Kumar Marla, www.countercurrents.org -

By Vijaya Kumar Marla for Counter Currents - As per mythology, one demon king, Bhasmasur had undertaken tapas to attract the attention of Shiva. His tapas was so powerful that earth and heaven [...]

Media Ignores Largest Labor Strike In World History

By Jim Naureckas, www.fair.org -

By Jim Naureckas for FAIR. When tens of millions of workers go out on strike in the second-largest country in the world—and the third-largest economy in the world—resulting in what may be the [...]

Over 150 Million People Participate In Largest Labor Strike In History

By Eric Scott Pickard, www.mintpressnews.com -

By Eric Scott Pickard for Mint Press News - Mumbai, India – The All India Strike, conducted across India, is likely the largest labor strike in human history, with some estimates putting the [...]

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