Politics

Politics: Rich getting richer under Obama’s watch

It’s no secret that the Romney campaign has attempted to paint Obama as the socialist candidate bent on redistributing wealth to the poor. But is there any truth behind this claim?  Forbes has recently published a list of the wealthiest people in the United States which provides a snapshot of the gross inequality in American society.…… Continue reading Politics: Rich getting richer under Obama’s watch

Politics

The minatory engine of American imperialism

Source: ‘Not Again’ by Arundhati Roy in the Guardian, September 27, 2002.”The Task That Never Ends is America’s perfect war, the perfect vehicle for the endless expansion of American imperialism.  In Urdu, the word for profit is fayda.  Al-qaida means the word, the word of God, the law.  So, in India, some of us call the War…… Continue reading The minatory engine of American imperialism

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Why Joyce’s Leopold Bloom still matters

‎’manufactured monsters for mutual murder, hideous hobgoblins produced by a horde of capitalistic lusts upon our prostituted labour. The poor man starves while they are grassing their royal mountain stags or shooting peasants and phartridges in their purblind pomp of pelf and power. But their reign is rover for rever and ever and ev .…… Continue reading Why Joyce’s Leopold Bloom still matters