Farm Laws Repeal: A Historic Day For India

by Bharat Dogra, published on Countercurrents, November 19, 2021 This is a huge victory for the farmers of India.   It shows the power of mass protest and relentless resistance, even against the most vicious racist neoliberal government and should be celebrated by activists around the globe.   [jb] On November 19 the Prime Minister of India Mr. Narendra Modi announced the[…]

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Pakistan, Used and Discarded by the U.S. GWOT; Still in the Shadow of India 70 Years After Independence

We don’t talk about Pakistan very often since the U.S. was forced to stop drone bombing the Tribal Region 7 or 8 years ago.   Today, as I was searching youtube for the UNAC account, which I might add is very difficult to bring up even though I subscribe to it, due to search engine algorithm designed to suppressing ideas outside[…]

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Imperialism and Poverty

by Justin Podur, published on CounterPunch, March 16, 2011 I published the first half of this article here, because it so clearly explains the devastating effect of ‘modernization’ on colonized populations throughout the last couple of centuries.  It is important to remember this when we look at the current wars intended to force developing nations to develop in the righteous[…]

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Indian Farmers’ Rise Against Modi Regime

by Umar Shahid, published on Socialist Action, February 20,2021 The article below by Umar Shahid is an update on the historic January 26 mobilizations in India against the neoliberal policies of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The previous strike/protest of November 26, 2020, the “Bharat Bandh” meaning the 24-hour closure of, included a monumental 250 million participants! [Socialist Action Editor] I have repeatedly[…]

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The Struggle Continues: Indian Protesters Resist State Terror

by Tanya Siddiqi, published on Workers World, February 3, 2021 In September 2020, India’s Parliament passed three “farm bills” intended to crush India’s workers. To serve capitalist interests, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, leader of the fascist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), lent his support to the bills depriving farms of current protections. He allowed corporate greed to further encroach on India’s[…]

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Indian Farmers on the Frontline Against Global Capitalism

by Colin Todhunter, published on CounterCurrents, January 16, 2021 In a short video on the empirediaries.com YouTube channel, a protesting farmer camped near Delhi says that during lockdown and times of crisis farmers are treated like “gods”, but when they ask for their rights, they are smeared and labelled as “terrorists”. He, along with thousands of other farmers, are mobilising[…]

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Working Class Unites Across India for 250 Million Strong Strike

by Martha Grevatt, published on Workers World, December 1, 2020 For the second time this year, a class-wide mobilization in an “All-India strike” brought out 250 million workers. With one in four working-age people in India participating, this 24-hour work stoppage can again claim the status of “world’s biggest strike.” The first record-breaking general strike had taken place on Jan.[…]

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India’s Nov 26 General Strike: We Are the Grass Roots

by Vijay Prashad, from Tricontinental Institute for Social Research, December 3, 2020 Farmers and agricultural workers from northern India marched along various national highways toward India’s capital of New Delhi as part of the general strike on 26 November. They carried placards with slogans against the anti-farmer, pro-corporate laws that were passed by India’s Lok Sabha (lower house of parliament)[…]

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