Tag Archives: Arundhati Roy

▶ Democracy Now! Remembering Eduardo Galeano, Champion of Social Justice & Chronicler of Latin America’s Open Veins

We have a memory cut in pieces. And I write trying to recover our real memory, the memory of humankind, what I call the human rainbow, which is much more colorful and beautiful than the other one, the other rainbow. But the human rainbow had been mutilated by machismo, racism, militarism and a lot of […]

▶ Debunking the Gandhi Myth: Arundhati Roy and Diversity and The Intercept: Greenwald on GritTV

On The Laura Flanders Show: Author/activist Arundhati Roy on the Annihilation of Caste, B.R. Ambedkar and the Western myth of Mahatma Gandhi. And Glenn Greenwald addresses diversity concerns about his new media venture TheIntercept.com. Subscribe or “Follow” us on RiseUpTimes.org. Rise Up Times is also on Facebook! Check the Rise Up Times page for posts from this blog […]

Noam Chomsky: Owl of Minerva’s View: ISIS and Our Times

“Arundhati Roy suggests that the “most appropriate metaphor for the insanity of our times” is the Siachen Glacier, where Indian and Pakistani soldiers have killed each other on the highest battlefield in the world. The glacier is now melting and revealing “thousands of empty artillery shells, empty fuel drums, ice axes, old boots, tents and every other kind of waste that thousands of warring human beings generate” in meaningless conflict. And as the glaciers melt, India and Pakistan face indescribable disaster.”

▶ Arundhati Roy on Her New Book, “Capitalism: A Ghost Story,” and World’s Largest Election in India

Published on Apr 9, 2014 http://www.democracynow.org – As voting begins in India in the largest elections the world has ever seen, we spend the hour with Indian novelist and essayist Arundhati Roy. Nearly 815 million Indians are eligible to vote and results will be issued in May. Subscribe or “Follow” us on RiseUpTimes.org. Rise Up Times is also on Facebook!  […]

Arundhati Roy on the Corporate Revolution

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The Guardian: World’s leading authors: state surveillance of personal data is theft

500 signatories include five Nobel prize winners.  Writers demand ‘digital bill of rights’ to curb abuses Matthew Taylor and Nick Hopkins  The Guardian  Monday 9 December 2013 Clockwise from top left, eight of the people who have signed the petition: Hanif Kureishi, Björk, Arundhati Roy, Don DeLillo, Ian McEwan, Margaret Atwood, Tom Stoppard,  and Martin Amis More than 500 of the […]

Arundhati Roy> Iraq War’s 10th: Bush May Be Gone, But “Psychosis” of U.S. Foreign Policy Prevails & A New Intifada in Kashmir?

Arundhati Roy> Iraq War’s 10th: Bush May Be Gone, But “Psychosis” of U.S. Foreign Policy Prevails & A New Intifada in Kashmir? A New Intifada in Kashmir? Arundhati Roy & Sanjay Kak on the World’s Most Densely Militarized Area Sanjay Kak,  New Delhi-based documentary filmmaker. His most recent film is Jashn-e-Azadi, or How We Celebrate Freedom. He is […]