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Dispatches from India: Fuel price hikes haunt the poor

In this episode, we take a look at the latest from the farmers’ protest, the dismissal of government employees in Kashmir and the impact of the relentless hike in fuel prices on the poor

Dispatches from The US: Biden continues Trump’s violent deportation policies

Eugene Puryear from Breakthrough News spoke to Peoples Dispatch about the current Haitian migrant crisis and how the US administration under president Joe Biden has responded to this.

Dispatches from India: Symptoms of unemployment

We take a look at the preparations for the all-India shutdown, the firing of scheme workers, and the plans to privatize Air India. We also explore the signs of unemployment and the woes of artists in Tamil Nadu

Dispatches from India: Farmers continue to mobilize

We take a look at the problems faced by domestic workers, violence by the right-wing in Tripura, and a protest by students. We also bring you scenes from the massive farmers’ gathering in Muzaffarnagar

Dispatches from India: The politics and economics of hate

We take a look at the latest GDP numbers, comments by a judge in Uttar Pradesh, the situation of education in the country, a detailed analysis of the economic context to hate crimes, and the crisis faced by weavers in the State of Tamil Nadu

Dispatches from India: What is the Monetization drive? 

We take a look at the latest from the farmers’ struggle, the state of the leather industry in Tamil Nadu and Delhi’s surveillance record. We also look at a new monetization drive by the Indian government and the criticisms of the New Education Policy

Dispatches from India: 75 Years of Independence

We take a look at the plight of Afghan refugees in India, protests by disability rights organizations in Tamil Nadu, the present and future of India on the anniversary of independence, and the people’s assembly organized on the anniversary of an iconic environmental movement in the country

Dispatches from India: The Olympic journey

In this episode, we take a look at India’s performance at the Tokyo Olympics, the culture of sport and the support given to it in the country. We also look at manual scavenging and the deaths caused due to it, a protest by community health activists, the developments in Parliament, and the observation of Save India Day by trade unions

Dispatches from India: Two years since abrogation of Article 370 in Kashmir

In this episode, we take a look at the situation in Jammu & Kashmir two years after constitutional changes that took away the State’s autonomy and bifurcated it, the state of pellet gun victims, the impact of the Pegasus revelations, and the plight of the power loom workers in Tamil Nadu

Dispatches from India: Women farmers take a stand

In this episode, we take a look at the Women Farmers’ Parliament that marked eight months of the historic farmers’ agitation, the Initial Public Offering by the Indian food delivery giant Zomato and the question of how effective vaccines are against the Delta variant

Dispatches from India: The Pegasus Fallout

In this episode, we take a look at the impact of the revelations of Project Pegasus on Indian politics and society, the travails of a tribal community in the State of Tamil Nadu and the impact of successive lockdowns on the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir

Dispatches from The Congo: The devastating record of the IMF and WB

In this episode of Dispatches from the Congo, Kambale Musavuli talks about the appointment of Malangu Kabedi-Mbuyi as the governor of the central bank and examines the record of the Bretton Woods institutions in the country

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