gurgaon, india: news from a special exploitation zone – article and talk at bristol anarchist bookfair

A member of The Commune who has spent time in the Gurgaon industrial zone near Delhi in India, will be talking about the position of the working class there at the Bristol Anarchist Bookfair.  The Anarchist Bookfair will be held at Hamilton House, 80 Stokes Croft, Bristol BS1 3QY on 7th May 2011.  The Bookfair lasts from 10.30am to 6.30pm.  Our comrade’s talk is from 11:30 to 13:00.  Please see the article below for an introduction.

Gurgaon, India: News from a Special Exploitation Zone

Gurgaon, a satellite town in the south of Delhi became the symbol of ‘Shining India’. Many people are dazzled by the glass-fronts of shopping-malls and corporate towers and fail to see the development of a massive industrial working-class behind the facade of ‘post-fordist’ display of consumerism. Together with industrial centres like the Pearl River Delta in China or the Maquiladoras in Northern Mexico the Delhi industrial belt has become a focal point of global working class formation. Continue reading “gurgaon, india: news from a special exploitation zone – article and talk at bristol anarchist bookfair”