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Edition 17

As the protesting farmers block KMP Expressway for 24 hours, we release the 17th edition of Trolley Times. In this issue you can read

– FCI, Direct Payments, and Arhtiyas in Punjab: Where is the problem? Part 1 of an exclusive essay by Professor Sukhpal Singh, IIM Ahmedabad

– Reports on Mitti Satyagrah Yatra

– An interview with a Food Supply Inspector

– A profile of an protesting farmer

– Profiles of BKU Rajewal and BKU Dakonda

– How green revolution accentuated farming distress.

– Reports of farmer protests in Gujarat and Peru

– Kuch Sawaal, Kuch Jawaab aur Kuch Vichaar by Navkiran Natt.

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Video 1

a lot of people ask me “what made you write Astro … what is it about?” The art of music is that it means one thing to me but so many other things to other people… for mea lot of people ask me “what made you write Astro … what is it about?” The art of music is that it means one thing to me but so many other things to other people… for me

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PODCAST 1

Trolley Radio is an initiative by a group of enthusiastic activists who came together in midst of the historic peasant’s struggle that started in mid 2020 from punjab and arose to assemble the largest ever human gathering of the planet. The desperate and attenuated demand of published material in the form of news letters, pamphlets etc. just raised one question in our minds – what will those protesters do who do not read? Will they have to suffice on the whats-app material that is circulated un-moderated by the unknown? Idea of a Radio just occur during impatient discussion among two of us on the topic – What can we do? The name is thankfully inspired by a news letter that came out in the same circumstances but, of course,  in a different medium.

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