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Will #KisanAndolan succeed in 'guarding' Food Money from immoral Political Money?

By Chandra Vikash*
Is the #KisanAndolan essentially a freedom struggle to safeguard social control of Food Money from the immoral and debauched Political Money controlled by petty politicians? Abundance comes naturally on Mother Earth. Living in harmony with nature, humans would never know of scarcity deprivation poverty malnutrition hunger unemployment disease and epidemic.
These and many other present malaise plaguing humanity are all invented by the proponents and perpetrators of the Modern Non-Indigenous Anti-Civilization that we could abbreviated as Moniacs. Why would they do that?
As we go deeper to its root cause to its deeper simplicity, there is just a one word answer: Control.
And the most powerful but deceptively disguised delusional invention of the Moniacs that robs us of that naturally bestowed abundance is fiat money. This simply means instruments of exchange controlled by political power through fiat or dictat. Anyone who claims to apolitical or "hates politics" but supports or is dependent on this Political Money is either dangerously deluded or a debauched hypocrite.
That's because of the simple fact that nature's abundance has its physical limits and requires human efforts to gather forage sow nurture cook and a variety of other life skills that require physical and mental strength and capabilities. The evolution of human civilization before the advent of Political Money in a significant way is a story of control over production and distribution of Food Money.
However abundant Food Money might be, it simply cannot match the sorcery of Political Money in both its magnitude and speed. The sorcerers of Political Money have evolved their evil craft to such a level that in the era of digital Political Money, they can generate any amount of "wealth" at will and transfer them to any part of the world within a few minutes.
And yet, through plenty of misinformation, propaganda and opaqueness, they have so far been able to sustain the legitimacy of their Political Money by pulling wool over the eyes of those people who serve and slave for them to hard earn that Political Money to buy Food Money and also claim to pay taxes that they claim as a moral lien over the Food Money producers.
The three Farm Bill pushed slyly through the Indian Parliament can be viewed in this light as a desperate attempt to seize control of Food Money using Political Money. As we have hit a near deadlock in the eight rounds of talks between the protesting farmers who are custodians of Food Money and petty politicians who control Political Money, this is a call to rise to the occasion to defend our freedom and survival for all of us. 
Through plenty of misinformation, propaganda and opaqueness, the rulers have so far been able to sustain the legitimacy of Political Money
The farmers are our frontline soldiers but they are there to defend us all and our children. To label them as separatist and anti-national for their non-violent resistance against the anti-farmer bills and to fulfill electoral promises is not only unfortunate, it is a travesty of truth and justice.
The resolve of the farmers to either win or sacrifice their lives -- "Jeetenge ya Marenge" -- is all the more laudable as in their own rustic pastoral and scholarly ways, they have like Arjun in the epic Mahabharata, aimed for the eye of the fish. They see the three Farm Bills hiding there. It is the warm glow of this powerful truth that gives them the courage and confidence to brave the chilly weather for a month and a half by now.
Speaking to number of people in the Core Committee of the #KisanAndolan, influencers and opinion makers, and interacting with people on the ground at the protest sites at Ghazipur UP-Delhi border and Singhu Haryana-Delhi border, I do however believe that a lasting solution to this grave crisis, that is teetering close to a violent confrontation and escalating bloodbath, can only come through weaning away from the immoral and debauched Political Money and to render it illegitimate in the eyes of common people. In a nutshell, this must begin with a clearly articulated demand for a level playing field. 
If minimum support price (MSP) or the market price is the "root cause" of the problem, as Union Minister Nitin Gadkari says, here is a three-point solution.
  1. Restore/compensate local self-reliance by reversing land pressure from excessive urbanisation, industrialisation and land grab by other overt and covert means to return the Commons - "jal jangal jameen jan janwar" to the local community in villages and in urban areas.
  2. Restore/compensate traditional localised and distributed storage and distribution systems. 
  3. Let the now truly free market determine the prices. 
Who needs MSP then? The secrets from there on as they say are blowing in the winds.
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*Chief mentor and innovation coach, Global Academy for Indigenous Activism (GAIA)

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