Sunday, June 5, 2011

Quotation of the day

From Indian professor and social critic Arundhati Roy, speaking in Oxford, England, as quoted by the Calcutta Telegraph:
"I do say the most successful secessionist struggle in India has been the secession of the middle and upper classes to outer space from where they look down at the indigenous people (and) at the poor and say, ‘What’s our bauxite doing in your mountains? What’s our water doing in your rivers?’”
India is far from the only country experiencing this phenomenon. Take our own, for example...

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