These are recorded videos of the webinar: Solidarity Series: Conversations during lockdown & beyond, conducted between March 31, 2020 and April 17, 2020. The Webinar is being conducted by Centre for Financial Accountability (CFA), New Delhi.
This webinar is aimed for activists who want to explore the concepts in depth, develop conceptual clarity & understanding on some of the issues we all work on, & grapple with. We believe it will help us in our work, as we interact with a wide range of people, media, state etc. With Covid-19 taking over everybody, and every walks of life, we thought of starting the series with issues around it. The videos of the sessions conducted so far can be found below.
Title: Capitalism in times of Corona
Speaker: Gautam Mody, New Trade Union Initiative
Moderator: Bhargavi S. Rao, CFA/ESG
Date: March 31, 2020
Title: Decentralised governance and responses to survive COVID-19 securing civil and political rights
Speaker: Leo Saldanha, Environment Support Group
Moderator: Vijayan M.J., Pakistan India People’s Forum for Peace & Democracy
Date: April 1, 2020
Title: The working class amidst lockdown
Speaker: Kiruba Munusamy, Legal Initiative For Equality.
Moderator: Priya Dharshini, Centre for Financial Accountability
Date: April 2, 2020
Title: Breaking Nature’s boundaries: Novel Coronavirus and Climate Crisis.
Speaker: Soumya Dutta, South Asian People’s Action on Climate Crisis / MAUSAM
Moderator: Maju Vargheese, Centre for Financial Accountability
Date: April 3, 2020
Title: What needs to be done to strengthen the public health system in India?
Speaker: Dr. T. Sundararaman, People’s Health Movement
Moderator: Gaurav Dwivedi, Centre for Financial Accountability
Date: April 4, 2020
Title: State power and surveillance in times of lockdown
Speaker: Shalmali Guttal, Focus on the Global South
Moderator: Anil Varghese, Delhi Forum
Date: April 6, 2020
Title: COVID 19 and Indian Economy
Speaker: Prof. Jayati Ghosh, CESP, JNU, New Delhi
Moderator: Bhargavi Rao, ESG/CFA
Date: April 7, 2020
Title: Labour reforms, informal workers and impacts of lockdown
Speaker: Chandan Kumar, Rashtriya Hamal Panchayat
Moderator: Shweta Damle, Habitat And Livelihood Welfare Association
Date: April 7, 2020