Why Farmers in India Are Staging Mass Protests
Over the last several weeks farmers in India have staged mass demonstrations to protest new government agricultural policies. The farmers say these new laws would be financially ruinous and allow large corporations to dictate the price of agricultural goods. Now, the apparently ever growing size of these farmer protests, particularly around New Delhi, have brought worldwide attention to these mass protests.
Guest: Michael Kugelman, the Senior Associate for South Asia at the Woodrow Wilson Center.