Fossil fueled fascism is not limited to the west. The roots of India’s ruling party go back to Mussolini and Nazis. Repressing minorities as they increase wealth and power of the autocratic rulers. The US is tight with Prime Minister Modi against China, but what are the results? Political, economic, religious freedom is steadily criminalized by right wing resource-extractive nationalism. On this show, Institute for Policy Studies’ Basav Sen fills in the large blanks in American awareness of the world’s second most populous country. Why is the suicide rate so high for farmers? Their revolts and the journalists that cover them face repression, as they demand more climate sustaining policies. It’s tough but outside of the political system, the people of India are fighting back.