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Interview: Shrinking Space in India

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Rethinking shrinking space
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War & Pacification
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Interview: Tripti Tandon from The Laywers Collective
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Key points from the interview: Selective targeting, like the recent murder of critical journalist Gauri Lankesh, is used to instill fear in student activists, NGO's, trade unions and civil society. The Lawyers Collective is seeing attacks on their access to financial resources. For over 30 years they have been taking on cases that challenge state power and affect policies. They have... Read more

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The Praful Bidwai Memorial Award 2017

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Woman receiving a bloodpressure test in India

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Why workers should reject RCEP

Topic: 
Free Trade Agreements (FTAs)
Investment protection
English
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Trade & Investment
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Employment crisis and Free Trade Agreements (FTAs)
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Article
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Red iron ore dust from mining activity around Noamundi covers every surface, affecting crops, animals and humans. Noamundi, West Singhbhum district, Jharkhand, 2007 / Photo credit Pari Network... Read more

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Peoples movements should advance an alternative vision for BRICS

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BRICS
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Programmes: 
Corporate Power
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Press release
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A panel discussion organised on 5 October in New Delhi under the banner of Peoples Forum on BRICS underlined the importance of peoples' movements from across the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) countries coming together not only to challenge neo-liberal projects of BRICS but also to collectively articulate an alternate vision for the grouping. The panel is part of a series... Read more

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Praful Bidwai Memorial Award

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Transnational Institute
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Chamnibai sits with her two daughters-in-law - Keepers of the Seeds / Photo credit Rural India Online (PARI) He is regarded by many as one of the best investigative journalists South Asia has produced, developing a style that some call scholar-journalism. Praful wrote numerous columns for newspapers and magazines across South Asia. Millions of people read his work each month.... Read more

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Outstanding Chronicle of the Left in India

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Book review The Phoenix Moment: Challenges Confronting the Indian Left by Praful Bidwai
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Article
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These were the queries, which both Praful Bidwai and Achin Vanaik (the inseparable friends), and me, along with a few other companions who occasionally joined them, tried to pursue often, during seminars (which Praful indefatigably organised in Delhi and other places), or over cups of coffee and glasses of drinks at the India International Centre.... Read more

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