All Articles on Arundhati Roy

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Creating a Home through the Green New Deal
A review of Bruno Latour's Down to Earth
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Why is war a top-down directive rather than a collective, public decision? (Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) Views
War's Unanswered Questions
For those who already know that war is not only hell but utterly futile, the raw question hovering over these potential new exercises in mass murder transcends the obvious question: How can they be stopped?
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Arundhati Roy at Harlem's Apollo Theater, Sunday, May 12, 2019. Views
U.S. Attack on Iran Would Be "Biggest Mistake It Has Ever Made"
Over these last few years, given the wars it has waged and the international treaties it has arbitrarily reneged on, the U.S. government perfectly fits its own definition of a rogue state
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Kashmir Is Potentially The Flashpoint For A Future Nuclear War
Narendra Modi has demonstrated to the world that Kashmir is potentially the most dangerous place on earth, the bestselling Indian author wrote
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If Trump is impeached it will be because the powers- that-be have concluded  that he’s no longer a reliable tool for lining their pockets and advancing the empire. (Photo: Sean Gallup via Getty Images) Views
The Infantile Politics Of Compulsive Trump Bashing
Trump bashing, as smugly gratifying as it might be, only obscures some basic truths and handicaps our thinking about the best way to unite and struggle against a common enemy
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'No Is Not Enough': Naomi Klein's Anti-Trump Guide Becomes Best-Seller on First Day
New book calling for progressives to assert alternative vision to thwart Republican president finds hungry audience
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No Moral Superpower: Arundhati Roy, Edward Snowden, and the Crimes of Empire
When Arundhati Roy was preparing, in 2014, for a trip to Moscow to meet Edward Snowden, she was troubled by two things. One of them was the fact that the meeting was arranged to take place at the Ritz-Carlton, a beacon of luxury, celebrity, and unfettered greed — a symbol, in short, of what Roy has...
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If Nature Is Sacred, Capitalism Is Wicked
In his remarkable study When Corporations Rule the World, David Korten recounts a meeting he attended ahead of the 2012 United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The meeting was led, Korten notes, by indigenous leaders who were anxious about the direction in...
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Empire's Religion: Arundhati Roy Confronts the Tyranny of the Free Market
Perhaps the most revealing words on the topic of globalization in recent years came not from the pen of Thomas Piketty, nor were they written by Robert Reich or Joseph Stiglitz or Paul Krugman — rather, they can be found in the pages of The Lexus and the Olive Tree, written by the notorious New...
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Rousseff Warns of Threat to Brazil's Democracy as "Coup" Nears End
Suspended president testifies at impeachment hearing, says 'the world and history are watching us'
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