Revolution in South Asia

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Arundhati Roy: Resistance to India’s Militarized State

Posted by Mike E on January 19, 2011

AlJazeera English broadcast “Faultlines” interviews Indian author Arundhati Roy.

““The Gandhian ethos is a very frightening ethos in the forest; because the Gandhian ethos requires… performance that requires an audience, you know. And in the forest, there’s no audience… in a society that doesn’t belong to the rest of society. How do hungry people go on a hunger strike? How do people who don’t have any money not pay their taxes or do civil disobedience?”

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