Friday, June 26, 2015

Arundhati Roy on India's new Land Acquisition Bill

Oh, I missed it. The Hindu published an illuminating interview with Arundhati Roy in May.

The corporate land grab is the fundamental drive of the new economy. Whether they are IT, coal or steel companies, the first move is to take over and then control land and water resources. The notion that you must allow them to do it and that will generate jobs is a myth. The statistics say that we are only seeing ‘jobless growth.’”


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