Talking to Deepti Datt, with Kate Ledogar, on life in Goa or Galicia, comfort and growth, defining apocalypse, the gift of revelation, start making sense, power of intuition, the Wetiko, and the farmers’ movement.
Songs: “Primitive” by Joy Zipper; “Kisses Sweeter than Wine” by Bongwater; “Lonely Heart” by Kim Jung; “California” by Rick Bain & the Genius Position; “Cast No Shadows” by The Mekons.
Articles on the farmers’ protest
- September 2020 – Neoliberal Death Knell for Indian Agriculture
- December 2020 – Farmers’ Lives Matter
- January 2021 – Farmers’ Protests Reflect Existential Crisis of Indian Agriculture
- February 2021 – Viral Inequality and Farmers’ Struggle in India
- February – 2021 Indian Farmers on the Frontline Against Global Capitalism
- February 2021 – Farmers’ Protest in India: Price of Failure Will Be Immense
- March 2021 – Walmart, Amazon and the Colonial Deindustrialisation of India
- April 2021 – Four Words Gates and His Pals Despise: Democracy and Minimum Support Price
- May 2021 – Video: Farm Laws in India
- May 2021 – Microsoft vs Indian Farmers: Agri-Stacking the System
- September 2021 – Amazon “Economic Terrorism” and “Predatory Prices”: The Destruction of Competition and Livelihoods
- September 2021 – Agrifood Conglomerates: Smashing the Heads of India’s Farmers
MORE READING AND VIEWING ON THE GREAT #FarmersProtests INDIA:
From the Stanford South Asian Society, this talk disseminates why these great Protests are happening in India – and why the Farmers of India are fighting to protect themselves, their lands, and their very livelihood from the onslaught of corporatocracy; fighting on behalf of not just the right to operate, in sovereignty, with dignity, in a free, fair and just mandi (market) system, but also, in fact, for our collective future.
Left, Khaps, Gender, Caste: The solidarities propping up the farmers’ protest, Writer Novelist [Panjab: Journeys Through Fault Lines] Amandeep Sandhu for The Caravan Magazine
“India’s far-right BJP government has been ruling for the elite for the past six years. The richest 10% now own 77% of the national wealth, while over 130 million Indians still live in extreme poverty, an economic gap that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is continuing to widen through his neoliberal project.
Oligarchy vs India’s working class
“THE DESIGN IS TO BRING 85% OF INDIA INTO URBAN CENTRES” Shock facts. And solutions: Why farmers are protesting | Food & Trade expert Devender Sharma with Journalist Shoma Chaudhury Watch HERE
And you thought it’s only about farmers?
The new farm laws disable the right to legal recourse of all citizens, not just farmers – to an extent unseen since the 1975-77 Emergency. The farmers at Delhi’s gates are fighting for the rights of us all
Health and Wealth in India – Farmers’ Lives Matter
Rolling Back The Destructive Influence of The Global Agribusiness Cartel
Understanding Ambani’s role in the Farm Bills, the 5 Billion Dollar Election Campaign and the Transformation of Facebook into Godi Media
Reliance starts using WhatsApp for grocery deliveries but model to evolve
Facebook is spending $5.7 billion to capitalize on India’s internet boom
Google Joins Facebook In Billionaire Mukesh Ambani’s Jio Juggernaut
Here’s Why Millions Are Still Protesting in India – Edit of NOW THIS video reportage – Human Rights & Environmental Activist Medha Patkar of the National Alliance of Peoples Movements
Listen to farmers, withdraw the anti-agricultural laws: Rahul Gandhi tells PM Modi
“The objective of our social media messages is to counter the trolls and the campaign against farmers,” Gill said.
‘What is worrying us is that the government will force farmers to sell their produce to select big corporates’
If We Were Honest | A series of documentaries on world events by Jason Bosch
CENSORED: The largest people’s uprising in the history of humanity against the globalist takeover of food | Yogeeta Mistry at Awakening Nation
Selected SHORT VIDEOS of the Farmers Protest sites
‘Media not portraying us well’, so farmers print Trolley Times — their own newsletter
RELATED | BJP/Modi government & India:
“Palestine is the model. Kashmir the trial balloon since Aug 2019 and ongoing. And they’re coming for the rest of us next.”
RELATED | Global – associated / related issues:
Watch HERE (paywall/streaming)
India’s richest man believes a crisis like Covid-19 is “too precious to be wasted”