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Protesters chant slogans during the demonstration. Farmers of various states of the country marched on the street in support of the farmers  who are protesting against the central government's new farmer's agricultural laws. (Photo by Pradeep Gaur / SOPA Images/Sipa USA)

Why are Indian farmers angry?

With the government trying out a variety of ploys to derail the mass movement, Indian farmers are determined to resist until their demands are met. Tarun Gidwani explains why they have been forced to act.

Latest issue: January-February 2021

The biodiversity emergency

Nour Sokhon by Myriam Boulos

Louise Gray turns her attention to the anti-slavery musical activism of Tse Tse Fly Middle East.

ILYA sets ‘Apolitical Intellectuals’ to a modern tune, as he remembers the life of the Guatemalan revolutionary poet. 

ILYA sets ‘Apolitical Intellectuals’ to a modern tune, as he remembers the life of the Guatemalan revolutionary poet. 

Joe Biden becomes the 46th president of the United States during the Inauguration Day ceremony held at the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington, D.C. on Jan. 20, 2021. Credit: Oliver Contreras/Sipa USA

Joe Biden is unlikely to scupper corporate-military interests of his own accord. It will take pressure from the grassroots, argues Andrew Smith.

Last profiled in April 1983, Namibia’s now younger electorate is calling for jobs and land justice amid a Covid-19-induced recession.

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