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Newsletter for April, 2021

April Newsletter 2021 NEWSLETTER April 2021 LOKAYAT – forum for a new world! The second wave of COVID-19 pandemic wreaks havoc across the land. Now is the time to help those who are in need, but without muting the voice of resistance to the unjust system, which has created the crisis in the first place….

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Newsletter for March, 2021

March Newsletter 2021 NEWSLETTER March 2021 LOKAYAT – forum for new world! The pandemic drags on. While the month began with many outdoor activities and life seemed to be returning to normal, it was clear by the third week that severe restrictions would again be in place. So this month saw both outdoor, physical campaigns…

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Newsletter for February, 2021

NEWSLETTER February 2021 LOKAYAT – forum for new world! In February, we celebrated love and solidarity by organising a program in Pune as a part of the One Billion Rising global campaign, and also organised vibrant protests in support of the national calls given by Sanyukta Kisan Morcha. Due to increasing number of cases, COVID…

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Newsletter for January, 2021

NEWSLETTER January 2021 LOKAYAT – forum for a new world! The new year has dawned with hope; the farmers hold their ground at our capital’s borders. Despite the best efforts of the Modi government, the corporate media and anti-social elements to discredit, infiltrate and physically break the movement, it has grown even stronger. However, the…

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Newsletter for December, 2020

NEWSLETTER December 2020 LOKAYAT – forum for new world! Now is the winter of our discontent, made glorious by the daughters and sons of the soil. As we write this, lakhs of peasants – men, women, youth and children – are camping at entry points to the country’s capital, demanding the scrapping of the three…

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Newsletter for November, 2020

NEWSLETTER November 2020 LOKAYAT – forum for new world! A very happy new year to you. 2020 was a year of challenges and protests. For our dreams for an even beautiful world for all, we welcome 2021 with all our energies. November 2020. Smoke rises from the latest volley of assaults on the workers and…

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Newsletter for October, 2020

NEWSLETTER October 2020 LOKAYAT – forum for new world! All of us have witnessed unprecedented attacks on our Constitutional values, especially democracy and secularism, and on the livelihoods of people, by the ruling fascist regime at the Centre over the past few months, taking advantage of the Corona pandemic. In order to launch a concerted…

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Newsletter for June, July and August 2020

NEWSLETTER June, July and August 2020 LOKAYAT – forum for new world! All of us have witnessed unprecedented attacks on India’s democracy and people in the past few months.  As part of the nationwide struggle to protect our democracy and Constitutional values, and for a pro-people economic policy agenda, we conducted 18 campaigns, and more…

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Newsletter for September 2020

NEWSLETTER September 2020 LOKAYAT – forum for new world! The Modi-led BJP government at the Centre has been taking advantage of the lockdown to trample upon Constitutional freedoms and accelerate its anti-people policies. The month of September saw protests across the country on the growing fascist offensive, as well economic issues like worsening unemployment and…


Catastrophe Capitalism: Climate Change, COVID-19, and Economic Crisis

  John Bellamy Foster interviewed by Farooque Chowdhury   [In the backdrop of the ravaging coronavirus pandemic, John Bellamy Foster, editor of Monthly Review, the famous socialist magazine, discusses the pandemic in relation to the present condition of capitalism and economic crisis in the following interview conducted by Farooque Chowdhury in late-March, 2020.]   Farooque…

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