Arundhati Roy: Bandwidth of Resistance to India’s Militarized State (Video)

(kasamaproject.org) AlJazeera English broadcast “Faultlines” interviews Indian author Arundhati Roy.

This is a very thoughtful and interesting discussion of the big picture (in india and the region) and the sources of Indian state aggression (in both hindu fundamentalism and corporate occupation).

““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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