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Mesopotamia. Babylon. The Tigris And Euphrates

Apr 02, 2003 Arundhati Roy

How many children, in how many classrooms, over how many centuries, have hang-glided through the past, transported on the wings of these words? And now the bombs are falling, incinerating and humiliating that ancient civilisation.

Confronting Empire

Jan 30, 2003 Arundhati Roy

I've been asked to speak about "How to confront Empire?" It's a huge question, and I have no easy answers....

Failed Prophetess?

Novelist Arundhati Roy had challenged the "sophistry and fastidious algebra of infinite justice" of the US-led Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan in a spirited essay late last year. But did her own algebra go awry?

Come September

Sep 30, 2002 Arundhati Roy

Transcription of Arundhati Roy reading and Ms. Roy and Howard Zinn in conversation, Lensic Performing Arts Center Santa Fe, New Mexico, 18 September 2002

The Anti-American

Arundhati Roy's simple-minded demonization of the American monster is pure Occidentalism, or Said in reverse, which only helps to undermine the political self-scrutiny without which a democracy cannot work.

18 October, 2001

Soft On Fascism: How The Left Has Got It Wrong

Margaret Wente

Several people have sent me copies of Arundhati Roy's piece condemning the American imperialists and equating the bombing of the World Trade Center with the 1984 toxic leak that killed 2000 in Bhopal...

17 October, 2001

Myopia In The Name Of The Weak

Todd Gitlin

What links Arundhati Roy and Edward Said is what demarcates anti-Americanism, that peculiar empire of the one-eyed, from reasoned political opposition to US policies. Real, not gestural, politics must worry about the breadth of the brush.

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Indian cricket team fans perform 'havan' ahead of the T20 World Cup match against Pakistan, in Bengaluru.

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