COVID-19 has exposed “the corpse of neoliberal policy” in India

Democracy Now!

May 23, 2020

In India, tens of thousands of migrant workers have lost their jobs due to COVID-19 amid 122 million job losses nationwide. “COVID-19 has presented us — and I think much of the world — with a complete and total autopsy of the corpse of neoliberal policy of 28 years in India,” says award-winning journalist P. Sainath. Sainath founded the People’s Archive of Rural India, which documents rural India, where 833 million people live, but who are often left out of media and policy representation. “That is neoliberal thinking,” says Sainath. “It makes rules to protect the beautiful people and it has no thought for the marginalized.”

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s