WINGS #51-20 India Farm Strike
Vandana Shiva connects the present to the past
Uploaded: 5 Apr, 2021
Recording Date: 5 Apr, 2021
Recording Location: India, Los Angeles, and Denman Island BC
Topical for: Timeless
Status: Complete, Ready to Air
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Program Title: WINGS #51-20 India Farm Strike
Description: India passed three new farm bills during the COVID lockdown last fall that gave rise to a sustained farmers' strike that is perhaps the largest in history. Sustainable fashion journalist Aditi Mayer interviewed sustainable farming activist Vandana Shiva about what is going on and the history behind it. Maria Gilardin of TUC radio reports what the stock market says about this bill and who is behind it. Note that the majority of farmers in India are women.
Host(s): Frieda Werden, Aditi Mayer
Featured Speakers/Guests: Vandana Shiva, founder of Navdanya, activist for farmers' rights and sustainable farming. Aditi Mayer, South Asian-American sustainable fashion activist, journalist and video blogger: adimay.com and Aditi Mayer on YouTube. Maria Gilardin, TUC Radio
Credits: Interviews by Aditi Mayer adimay.com and Aditi Mayer on Youtube. Editing by Frieda Werden.
Comments: For more usage permissions, contact Aditi Mayer through adimay.com. Link for Shiva's organization: https://www.navdanya.org/
NewsType: Weekly Program
Health > Food and Nutrition
Environment > Climate Change
Health > Mental Health
Politics > Activism
Spirituality and Religion
Politics > Political Parties
Environment > Biodiversity
Environment > Agriculture
|Comments: Vandana Shiva Interview by Aditi Mayer - plus Maria Gilardin - Ed. Frieda Werden