Tag Archives: 'India'

Nation on Trial – India (movie)

As India continues its painful soul-searching over its society’s treatment of women, this report cuts to the heart of the issue. We explore Delhi’s underbelly, where frequent and brutal attacks go unpunished.

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GMO Agribusiness and the Destructive Nature of Global Capitalism

Capitalism is based on managing its inherent crises. It is also based on the need to maximise profit, beat down competitors, cut overheads and depress wages. In the 1960s and 70s, in the face of increasing competition from abroad, the US began to outsource manufacturing production to bring down costs by using cheap foreign labour. Other countries followed suit. Even more jobs were lost through the impulse to automate. To provide a further edge, trade unions and welfare were attacked in order to suppress wages at home. Problem solved. Or was it?

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