Food Prices, Arab Uprising and More…

P. Sainath, one of the most respected journalists from India, talks about the high food prices and it’s link to the current uprisings in the Arab world. He also rightly points out that that is certainly not how mainstream media reported these uprisings here in the US – it was more like a twitter revolution for them.  Although, some independent news outlets,  like Democracy now!, indeed did an excellent job in reporting these mass uprisings. He then talks about media itself –  the fact that it is not pro-corporation but it is corporation. He is a brilliant speaker and gives the grim (first-hand) reports from the ground on Indian farmer suicides.

More here:  part2, part3, part4, part5.

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