Histomat: Adventures in Historical Materialism

'Historical materialism is the theory of the proletarian revolution.' Georg Luk√°cs

Sunday, March 28, 2010

'Gandhi, but with guns'

Arundhati Roy on the tribal peoples of India's heroic struggle - of late often under the inspiration of Maoist/Naxalite strategy and tactics - against the might of the Indian state - there is also a video once can watch here

'Significant wars are often fought in unlikely places...Here in the forests of Dantewara a battle rages for the soul of India. Plenty has been said about the deepening crisis in Indian democracy and the collusion between big corporations, major political parties and the security establishment. If any body wants to do a quick spot check, Dantewara is the place to go.'

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At 7:08 am, Blogger Alex said...

cheers for pointing out this essay

 

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