An estimated 250 million Indian farmers have been on strike since last September in opposition to a series of new laws, proposed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Party.
Women worldwide, March-April 2020March 8, 2020
Women worldwide column on Wet’suwet’en women fighting Coastal GasLink Pipeline; the Murang’a County Women savings and credit cooperative in Kenya; artist Jimini Hignett; dress codes for women in Japan; and Indian women demonstrating against Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s new racist citizenship law.
Fascism rising from Russia to India, from the U.S. to the PhilippinesSeptember 7, 2016
An expansive look at the rise of fascism worldwide beginning in the U.S. with Donald Trump and the U.S. election, and taking in European fascism, and the situations in India, the Philippines, China, Japan and the opposition by rulers worldwide to those fighting for a free existence and new human relations.
World in View: Prime Minister Modi’s retrogressive vision for IndiaMarch 18, 2016
Despite retrogressive religious views, Modi sees his ideology as representing the growing Indian capitalist class with its emphasis on high tech.
India’s Modi: ‘free market’ authoritarianMay 14, 2014
Narendra Modi states openly that his program will be to unleash “free market” reform coupled with authoritarianism in government. Modi’s history tells us what his authority portends: the massacre of 2,000 Muslims in Gujarat.