[lbo-talk] WSJ: Arundhati Roy Blasts Hazare

123hop at comcast.net 123hop at comcast.net
Mon Aug 22 14:49:41 PDT 2011

>From the link you supply, I'd say she's right. Especially this:

"She also noted that while the Jan Lokpal Bill would make the state institutions more accountable, it “completely” leaves out “corporations, the media and NGOs,” which she described as being increasingly powerful and potentially as corrupt as state-run bodies."


----- Original Message ----- From: "// ravi" <ravi at platosbeard.org>

There has been a bit of a commotion going on in India triggered by the issue of corruption and one man’s response to it. That man’s name is Anna Hazare and this is what Arundhati Roy has to say about him:


(“executive” summary: she think is is an act serving a different cause)

I do not have any particular view on the matter, yet, but I figured alternative viewpoints might be of interest,

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