Essay on Inspiration of Arundhati Roy to an Activist
never, never to forget.1
When I think about it, the words are rather trite, easily imaginable within a pop song or a greeting card. These words, however, were being spoken by Arundhati Roy, and in the car I, like many others who have drawn inspiration from her words, from Howard Zinn, to Judith Butler, to Ani DiFranco, felt a little more able to go back in my house, unpack my groceries, and face the next four years.
This realization—that it was as much Roy speaking these words and these