Despite police repression and the COVID-19 pandemic, workers and farmers and their allies across India participated in the pan-India strike action against the recent neoliberal reforms pushed through by the Narendra Modi government
Workers and farmers demanded the withdrawal of recent laws that will destroy their livelihood
Earnings are gone, jobs are gone, hunger is met by handouts and the Modi government is using the pandemic lockdown to push through more oppressive conditions on workers to please India Inc.
Ravi Srivastava introduces labour rights in India in order to understand the current conversation on the proposed changes to the existing labour laws.
In this episode, we report on Indian protest against regressive labor reforms, and Argentina, where activists commemorated 2 years of the forced disappearance of Santiago Maldonado and still continue to denounce the Argentinian state’s manipulation of the case.