Farmers’ protest in India
“Women will continue to lead the struggle against farm laws”

January 18 is celebrated each year as Mahila Kisan Diwas, or Women Farmers’ Day, in India. This year, women farmers in the thick of struggles against the farm laws expressed their determination to continue the fight

Peruvian healthcare workers strike for rights

This week’s episode looks at healthcare workers on strike in Peru, the farmers protest in India, and we have a special segment from Brazil on the vaccine

Indian farmers’ organizations reject Supreme Court intervention, will continue protest

India’s Supreme Court stayed the implementation of the three farm laws that have led to huge protests across the country. It also formed a committee to hold discussions. However, farmers’ organizations say the onus is on the government to repeal the laws

Farmers protest India Indian farmers plan to march into New Delhi if government refuses to heed their demands

The farmers, who are camped on the outskirts of the capital Delhi, have warned that they will hold a parade in the city on January 26, Republic Day, if the government does not address their key demands

Workers across India strike in solidarity with farmers, against labor reforms

The left-wing trade union confederation, CITU, organized a strike in over 100,000 workplaces across India in support of the farmers’ agitation and also called for repeal of labor reform laws, among other demands

One month of farmers’ protest in India

The protesters have been occupying various locations on the border of Delhi, demanding the repeal of the recently enacted agricultural laws. Braving winter and a government that refuses to listen to them, they have stood firm

Why are people going hungry if India has surplus foodgrain stocks?

A country that ranks 94 among 107 countries in the Global Hunger Index can’t be said to be self-sufficient in foodgrains. The surplus stocks are due to shortage of purchasing power in peoples’ hands

Arrest of peasant leaders sparks outrage in Colombia

This week, we bring you news from movements on the ground in Colombia, India and Bolivia

Indian farmers go on a hunger strike demanding the withdrawal of agri laws

Leaders of 32 farmer organizations observed a day-long hunger strike at Delhi’s Singhu border. Thousands of farmers are gathered at the borders demanding the withdrawal of three agricultural laws

Indian farmers have not forgotten govt.’s betrayals of past six years

Vijoo Krishnan, Joint Secretary of the leftist All India Kisan Sabha (All India Farmers’ Association) talks about the ongoing farmers’ agitation in the country and the determination of the protesters to not retreat until their demands are met

India strikes in solidarity with farmers

Farmers claim that the laws would enable the complete takeover of agriculture by corporate agribusinesses and big traders

All-India strike to be held today in solidarity with protesting farmers

Opposition parties and a wide variety of progressive sectors across India are joining a national strike in support of the ongoing farmers’ agitation. The farmers are demanding the repeal of three agricultural laws that were passed recently

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