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|Join Revolution Books in a screening of the video, "Nero's Guests"|
|Date||Thursday August 25|
|Time||7:00 PM - 9:00 PM|
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2425 Channing Way(in the Sather Gate Parking Mall off of Telegraph Avenue).Wheel chair accessible,donations accepted.
|revolutionbooks [at] sbcglobal.net|
|Address||2425 Channing Way,Berkeley, CA|
Nearly 2, 000, 000 farmers have committed suicide in India over the last 10 years. But the mainstream media hardly reflects this.
Nero´s Guests is a story about India’s agrarian crisis and the growing inequality seen through the work of the Rural Affairs Editor of Hindu newspaper, P Sainath.
Through sustained coverage of the farm crisis, Sainath and his colleagues created the national agenda, compelling a government in denial to take notice and act.
Through his writings and lectures, Sainath makes us confront the India we don’t want to see, and provokes us to think about who ‘Nero’s Guests’ are in today’s world.
See these articles from Revolution
The Imperialist Suicide Epidemic in India
Why does a farmer in India commit suicide every 30 minutes?