Indian Workers Ambush iPhone Sweatshop to Protest Unpaid Wages
Workers in the southern city of Bangalore stormed an iPhone manufacturing plant on Saturday, breaking windows and turning over vehicles. They demand their unpaid wages, as well as better wages and working conditions.
La Izquierda Diario ArgentinaDecember 16, 2020
Indian Farmers on Strike. They Should Continue — Indefinitely
Farmers in India led a nationwide strike yesterday, December 8, to mount the pressure on Delhi to repeal the three new agricultural laws passed by the Modi government. To win their demands, they, along with the hundreds of millions of workers in the country’s most strategic sectors, need to continue down the path opened by the strike.
Sou MiDecember 9, 2020
Farmers Unions in India Call for National General Strike Dec. 8
Tomorrow, December 8, farmers unions across India have called for a strike to deepen their ongoing protests against three new laws passed by Modi’s BJP-controlled government that will give corporations immense bargaining power over farmers and effective control of the agricultural sector.
M.K. KumarDecember 7, 2020
Over 300,000 Farmers Have Begun an Indefinite Siege on India’s Capital
In a powerful rebuke to Narendra Modi’s three pro-capitalist agricultural laws, hundreds of thousands of farmers have traveled from across India for protests in New Delhi and blockaded its main arteries.
Sou MiDecember 1, 2020
The Biggest General Strike in the World: Over 200 Million Workers and Farmers Paralyze India
On Thursday over 200 million workers held a one day general strike in India. They were joined by farmers in mass actions across the country against the right-wing government of Narendra Modi.
Maria AurelioNovember 27, 2020
Coronavirus in India: 6 Million Confirmed, 60 Million Suspected
India has confirmed over six million coronavirus cases, though the true count could be as high as 60 million. The Modi-led BJP government continues to reopen businesses and public spaces in order to “save” the economy while passing austerity budgets, hurting the already vulnerable working class.
K.S. MehtaOctober 3, 2020
In the Midst of the COVID-19 Crisis, Cyclone Amphan Ravages Parts of South Asia
On Wednesday afternoon, a super cyclone, Amphan, made landfall in the coast around the Bay of Bengal. With towns and villages completely destroyed and over 80 dead, this cyclone brings new challenges as the region deals with the ongoing coronavirus crisis.
Sou MiMay 21, 2020
India’s Coronavirus Response is a Death Sentence for Millions
This past week, India’s Narendra Modi-led government announced a nationwide lockdown, forcing India’s 1.3 billion people indoors. Without adequate planning or relief, however, the brunt of the coronavirus crisis will be borne by the working class and oppressed.
Sou MiMarch 30, 2020
The Fascistic Turn in the World’s Largest Democracy: Part II
In recent months, there has been unprecedented acceleration by the right in India. The second article of this two part series examines recent events and the prospects of the left.
Raju J DasMarch 25, 2020
The Fascistic Turn in the World’s Largest Democracy: Part I
The rampant growth of right wing forces in India has been caused by the crisis of neoliberalism. The first article of this two part series looks at the conditions that led to the rise of the right.
Raju J DasMarch 24, 2020