Why are Punjab Farmers Protesting?

Culture and politics may play a role, but the underlying causes are economic.

Image source: “India burning 42” by CIAT International Center for Tropical Agriculture / NeilPalmer, licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0
Harmandir Sahib (or ‘the Golden Temple’) is Sikhism’s most sacred site. Photo by Laurentiu Morariu on Unsplash
A wheat farm. Photo by Maninderjeet Singh Sidhu on Unsplash

Research Fellow in Geography at the Uni of Melbourne. I research agricultural skills and alternative food movements in the global South. Twitter: @trentpbrown

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