1. Audio recording of a press conference held at the Raipur Press Club by Himanshu Kumar (Vanavasi Chetna Ashram), Sandeep Pandey (National Alliance of People's Movements) and Rajendra Sail (People's Union for Civil Liberties). Issues discussed: Violence perpetrated by the police, paramilitary and Salwa Judum against adivasis in Bastar.

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  2. Part Two of an interview with Sunil Sahasrabudhey, a political-social activist and philosopher with over thirty years of experience of people’s movements in India. The video was shot at Vidya Ashram (http://www.vidyaashram.org), Sarnath, Varanasi, India. In this clip Sunilji elaborates on how knowledge among the people (lokavidya) should be seen as a source of strength in their struggle against oppression and exploitation.

    Sunilji has successfully combined his theoretical interests in the philosophy of science, Marxist and Gandhian philosophy and the theoretical basis of emancipatory movements with an active engagement in political movements such as workers struggles in Kanpur, the students’ movement of the 1970s and the farmers’ movement of the 1980s and 90s. He has written books and articles, in Hindi and English, on topics such as the peasant movement in India and Gandhi’s philosophy of Science. He was the co-editor of Mazdoor Kisan Niti and currently writes for Lokavidya Panchayat, a Hindi Monthly.

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  3. Part Three of the interview recorded at Vidya Ashram (Sarnath, http://www.vidyaashram.org). Sunil Sahasrabudhey is a political-social activist and philosopher with over thirty years of experience of people’s movements in India. In tihs clip is outlines the counter-productive role of Science in the world of knowledge and how lokavidya, knowledge among the people, can mount a challenge to the supremacy of Science.

    Sunilji has successfully combined his theoretical interests in the philosophy of science, Marxist and Gandhian philosophy and the theoretical basis of emancipatory movements with an active engagement in political movements such as workers struggles in Kanpur, the students’ movement of the 1970s and the farmers’ movement of the 1980s and 90s. He has written books and articles, in Hindi and English, on topics such as the peasant movement in India and Gandhi’s philosophy of Science. He was the co-editor of Mazdoor Kisan Niti and currently writes for Lokavidya Panchayat, a Hindi Monthly.

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  4. This is Part One of a five-part set of videos where I interview Sunil Sahasrabudhey, a political-social activist and philosopher with over thirty years of experience of people’s movements in India. The video was shot at Vidya Ashram (http://www.vidyaashram.org) in Varanasi, India. In this clip Sunilji elaborates on the division of Indian society between the bahishkrit samaj (ostracized society, those outside the modern capitalist society) and the pashchimikrit samaj (westernized society).

    Sunilji has successfully combined his theoretical interests in the philosophy of science, Marxist and Gandhian philosophy and the theoretical basis of emancipatory movements with an active engagement in political movements such as workers struggles in Kanpur, the students’ movement of the 1970s and the farmers’ movement of the 1980s and 90s. He has written books and articles, in Hindi and English, on topics such as the peasant movement in India and Gandhi’s philosophy of Science. He was the co-editor of Mazdoor Kisan Niti and currently writes for Lokavidya Panchayat, a Hindi Monthly.

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  5. Part Four of the interview recorded at Vidya Ashram (Sarnath, vidyaashram.org). Sunil Sahasrabudhey is a political-social activist and philosopher with over thirty years of experience of people’s movements in India. In tihs clip he discusses the sea-change in the world of knowledge that has been brought about by the revolution in Information and Communications Technologies.

    Sunilji has successfully combined his theoretical interests in the philosophy of science, Marxist and Gandhian philosophy and the theoretical basis of emancipatory movements with an active engagement in political movements such as workers struggles in Kanpur, the students’ movement of the 1970s and the farmers’ movement of the 1980s and 90s. He has written books and articles, in Hindi and English, on topics such as the peasant movement in India and Gandhi’s philosophy of Science. He was the co-editor of Mazdoor Kisan Niti and currently writes for Lokavidya Panchayat, a Hindi Monthly.

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