Saturday, January 9, 2010

How an Article on Larry Summers Caused Huge Riots in India

Author: Mark Ames who writes at eXiledonline
I caused a mass riot in India, leaving 185 people arrested so far, and about 100 business owned by Larry Summers’ oligarch-friends smoldering in ruins. The class war is on–but not in the supposedly free-spirited United States of America, where you can rape Americans of everything they’re worth and never worry about so much as a broken window… instead my article sparked an uprising on the other side of the globe. Go figure.
"A blog entry I posted a few months back on Larry Summers’ evil Indian billionaire sponsor, Mukesh Ambani, became a major TV sensation in the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh yesterday, sparking mass riots against the oligarchs’ business interests. Mobs “went on the rampage in Guntur, Anantapur and Kurnool districts and Hyderabad city, where they attacked retail outlets and malls, cell phone towers and petrol stations operated by the two Reliance groups,” according to one report. “They burnt effigies of Mukesh and Anil Ambani.”
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