Paul Murphy (MEP) on Caste Discrimination & Impact of FDI in Retail

The following video is the intervention of Paul Murphy (MEP)- Socialist Party (Ireland) in the European parliament on the issue of caste discrimination suffered by Daliths in India and the impact of neo-liberal reforms on the working people of India, including farm suicides resulting in 250,000 deaths in the last 15 years. He spoke of the impact of Foreign Direct Investment in Multi-brand retail which would destroy the livelihood of small retailers and potential job losses for the 40 million employed in this sector. Paul also spoke of his support for the 48 hrs General Strike in February (2013).