Posts Tagged ‘imperialism’

Rough Music

December 4, 2005

Blair, Bombs, Baghdad, London, Terror, by Tariq Ali, Verso 2005

Jenny Haines

In Rough Music, Tariq Ali provides a comprehensive analysis of the actions and motives of the Blair Government in Britain in the lead up to the Iraq War,  its unwholesome dealings with US power, its denial of the gravity and moral depravity of the Iraq War, and its increasing political bankruptcy in the face of the consequences of the war — bombs, terror and attacks on civil liberties.



Peace and the new corporate liberation theology

November 5, 2004

The 2004 Sydney Peace Prize lecture, delivered by Arundhati Roy, November 3, 2004, Seymour Theatre Centre, Sydney University

It’s official now. The Sydney Peace Foundation is neck-deep in the business of gambling and calculated risk. Last year, very courageously, it chose Dr Hanan Ashrawi of Palestine for the Sydney Peace Prize. And, as if that were not enough, this year – of all the people in the world – it goes and chooses me!


Australia, Canada and Argentina compared

October 29, 2003

Bob Gould

Louis Proyect, in his sometimes overly oracular way, says, of my observation that Australia and Argentina for some time occupied a similar position as relatively developed countries: “This is a common perception, but quite erroneous.”