Arundhati Roy

Narendra Modi has demonstrated to the world that Kashmir is potentially the most dangerous place on earth, the bestselling Indian author wrote.
Malavika Binny, Jawaharlal Nehru University Wearing two hats at once can be an uncomfortable fit, but it does not seem to
The Ministry of Utmost Happiness by Arundhati Roy “An assured novel borne along by a swiftly moving storyline that addresses
As a philosophy, liberalism is more inward looking and hence does not try to shift blame on the outside forces. By its orientation, it also does not have an overly negative assumption about human nature and consequently is not obsessed with crime and punishment.
Jacob Appelbaum's opening remarks at the World Forum for Democracy 2015, posted November 20th, should be required viewing on the internet today as the power brokers of the world meet in Paris to discuss climate catastrophe shadowed by terrorism.
Duncan, your new song "Selling Out" is a preview of your upcoming album, Legerdemain, with another track, "Half A Room" already having premiered. First off, what was the mission with Legerdemain?
We don't have to be perfect saints or know every answer to every question to begin working for a more just world. We can be wounded or hesitant ourselves, sometimes profoundly so.
Is the biggest hurdle on climate change outright denial? Or is it the sense that of being overwhelmed and too late, that there's nothing we can do?
When asked if I am pessimistic or optimistic about the future, my answer is always the same: If you look at the science about
Where art thou, Arundhati Roy? The silence of India's only winner of the Booker Prize is deafening after the country's Maoists, whom she strongly supports, massacred a number of senior politicians recently.
Hashtags won't fix this. At some point we need to take action, to stand up and be counted against the brute force of the oil companies, lobbyists and politicians who willingly pollute our climate system.
Absolute power corrupts absolutely, and in a world where the gap between the powerful and powerless grows wider each day, corruption in political and economic institutions spreads much faster than shame.
This week, we came across this list of ‘books you really should have read in high school’ over at MSNBC’s Today Books. While
The life sentence handed to Indian activist, Binayak Sen, for committing treason has been condemned by the Indian public as well as intellectuals like Noam Chomsky and Amartya Sen.
While it's tempting to reduce the protests to indoctrination by extremist Islamic groups, Pakistan's machinations or the
India has decided against prosecuting award-winning author and activist Arundhati Roy for sedition after she spoke out about
The Booker Prize-winning author is also a vocal proponent of human rights, and has become a controversial figure in India
I am surprised that share-tipsters continue to recommend Vedanta as a desirable investment. Regrettably, many shareholders, content to read about the share price, remain silent about Vedanta's detrimental impact on local communities.
They have been called India's biggest enemy, but Maoist rebels are also the unlikely subjects of a recent rash of movies