Nicholas Monsour is a filmmaker, theater-maker, writer, musician and artist born and raised in Los Angeles.

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Jun062011

Progress and Resistance in Central India, Part 3

 

Arundhati Roy has republished her essays on the Maoist struggle in central India (previously discussed here and here) in her new book of essays, Broken Republic.  Of course, like all of her work, these essays follow the logical and poetic implications of the injustices and struggles of indigenous people in India to global and metaphysical levels, providing novel possbilities of understanding and inspiration.  I can say without having read the new edition and the third essay it contains that this is a must-read for advocates of indigenous rights, environmentalists, and anti-capitalists of all stripes.
Here is a BBC interview with Arundhati Roy about the book:

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