Rough Music: Blair, Bombs, Baghdad, London,Terror
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Published By Verso Books
ISBN : 9781844675456
Category : British History
Format : Paperback
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"Milton's Satan is morally very superior to his God, as whoever perseveres despite adversity and torture is superior to whoever, in cold Vengeance, takes the most horrible revenge on his enemies." - Herman Melville On July 7th, the murderous mayhem that Blair's war has sown in Iraq came home to London in a devastating series of suicide bombings. Two weeks later, with apparent impunity, security forces shot dead a young Brazilian electrician on his way to work. Rough Music is Tariq Ali's white-hot response to these events. He lays bare the vengeful platitudes of Blair's war on civil liberties, mounts a scorching attack on the cosy falsehoods of the government's 'consensus' on what the threat amounts to and how to respond, and denounces the corruption of the political-media bubble which allows it to go unchallenged. Finally, invoking the perseverance and integrity of the great dissenters of the past, he calls for political resistance, within parliament and without.



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