By Arundhati Roy
From the poisoned rivers, barren wells, and simple forests, to the loads of hundreds of thousands of farmers who've devoted suicide to flee punishing debt, to the loads of hundreds of thousands of people that live to tell the tale under cash an afternoon, there are ghosts approximately in every single place you glance in India. India is a kingdom of 1.2 billion, however the country’s a hundred richest humans personal resources reminiscent of one-fourth of India’s gross family product.
Capitalism: A Ghost Story examines the darkish part of democracy in modern India, and indicates how the calls for of globalized capitalism have subjugated billions of individuals to the top and so much severe different types of racism and exploitation.
Arundhati Roy is a world-renowned Indian writer and international justice activist. From her celebrated Booker-Prize profitable novel The God of Small issues, to her prolific output of writing on themes starting from weather switch to struggle, the perils of free-market improvement in India, and the safety of the negative, Roy’s voice has develop into crucial to hundreds of thousands looking a greater international.
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