India

India: Students occupy Vishwavidyalaya metro station to protests against fare hike

Protest at Vishwavidyalaya metro station

Students from Delhi University occupied gate 3 of the Vishwavidyalaya metro station yesterday to protest against a fare hike, vowing to stay until the hike was reversed by the transit authorities or central government.

New Forms of Worker Organization: The Syndicalist and Autonomist Restoration of Class Struggle Unionism

This is the first book to compile workers’ struggles on a global basis, examining the formation and expansion of radical unions in the Global South and Global North.

Smashing H&M in South Africa: not the first attack on the garment supply chain (and not the last either!)

A H&M that's seen better days, South Africa.

Hand-wringing over the trashing of a few H&M branches in South Africa ignores the often highly militant struggles of the workers in H&M's supply chain (and others like it), themselves often women of colour and one of the most combative sections of the international working class.

Azadi (volume 1 issue 4, December 2017) - Indian Anarchist Federation

Azadi, meaning freedom and liberty, is a 4 page newsletter by Indian Anarchist Federation. Published and distributed primarily in city of Bhopal. It began in 2017.

Eqbal Ahmad Reader – BhoPEAC

Eqbal Ahmad Reader – BhoPEAC

“India’s nuclear program is a devastating threat not only to south Asia but to the world. The basic India Pakistan conflict seems to me, to be over Kashmir. And until that’s settled in some fashion – and we can imagine settlements. Eqbal Ahmad had sensible proposals for settlement. They could be pursued. Then maybe India and Pakistan could relax the military confrontation. And maybe, setting up a nuclear weapons free zone.” – Noam Chomsky

Azadi (volume 1 issue 3, November 2017) - Indian Anarchist Federation

Azadi, meaning freedom and liberty, is a 4 page newsletter by Indian Anarchist Federation. Published and distributed primarily in city of Bhopal. It began in 2017.

Azadi (volume 1 issue 3, November 2017) - Indian Anarchist Federation

Azadi, meaning freedom and liberty, is a 4 page newsletter by Indian Anarchist Federation. Published and distributed primarily in city of Bhopal. It began in 2017.

Does India need a bullet train?

On September 14, 2017, construction of India’s first bullet train, a much-lauded bilateral project between India and Japan, finally got underway. Although now being used by Narendra Modi’s BJP to further a nationalist agenda, ten years ago, senior BJP leader VK Malhotra slammed a railway budget that initially proposed the idea for high speed rail (HSR), for neglecting infrastructure and safety requirements as well as exposing the existing infrastructure to greater risks.

Azadi (volume 1 issue 2, october 2017) - Indian Anarchist Federation

Azadi, meaning freedom and liberty, is a 4 page newsletter by Indian Anarchist Federation. Published and distributed primarily in city of Bhopal. It began in 2017.

Sex work organisation in the global south

Sex workers protest in India

An overview by Gregor Gall of sex workers' organising and unionisation efforts in Asia, Africa and Latin America.