World Bank Advocates “Enclosures” For Indian Farmers

If you have ever taken a class in western civilization, you will be told that the movement from agricultural civilizations to industrial capitalism constitutes “progress”. Today most historians and even more anthropologists would say this is controversial at best, and erroneous at worst. But tell that to the World Bank who is pressuring Indian farmers to move to the cities. Apparently Indian farmers have not been converted to the gospel of progress. Between 300,000 and 400, 000 Indian farmers have committed suicide since 1987 because of these enclosures.

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