No Moral Superpower: Arundhati Roy, Edward Snowden, and the Crimes of Empire

When Arundhati Roy was preparing, in 2014, for a trip to Moscow to meet Edward Snowden, she was troubled by two things.One of them was the fact that the meeting was arranged to take place at the Ritz-Carlton, a beacon of luxury, celebrity, and unfettered greed — a symbol, in short, of what Roy has spent much of her life opposing.”My last political outing had been some weeks spent walking with Maoist guerrillas and sleeping underneath the stars in the Dandakaranya forest,” she wrote. “And this next one was going to be in the Ritz?”

Source: No Moral Superpower: Arundhati Roy, Edward Snowden, and the Crimes of Empire

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