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Cyclone Amphan and Coronavirus Have Exposed the Failings of Neoliberalism in India and Bangladesh

1 month ago   |   By Novara Media

On Wednesday, Cyclone Amphan hit the eastern coast of India and Bangladesh, killing at least 84 people. Now-weakened, the first super cyclone to have formed in the Bay of Bengal since 1999 is making its way north through Bangladesh and towards Bhutan. As the death toll continues to climb, homes, critical infrastructure and crops have been devastated.
India and Bangladesh are now fighting a battle against nature on two fronts: cleaning up after Cylone Amphan and tackling the spread of the coronavirus.
India, a middle-income country that remains marked by extremely high levels of poverty...
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