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Women workers led the strike in Bihar

India today witnessed one of the most widespread and largest strike in its history. Millions including workers, farm labourers and students are on strike. The strike has been called by ten central trade unions and a number of workers’ organisations. Farmers’ organisations and movements, as well as students’ organisations, have joined the mobilisation. Below is […]

“Strike That!” General Strikes and The Media – A Case Study 

The role of a free media in such popular struggles to is hard to overstate. An uncontroversial expectation is that media should cover issues of public interest. Often however, in a reversal of this expectation, chosen issues are covered to generate public interest. In the light of the upcoming general strike on January 8, 2020, […]