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Vijay Prashad


Prashad's latest book is The Poorer Nations: A Possible History of the Global South (Verso, 2014 paperback). He is a columnist at Frontline and a Senior Research Fellow at AUB's Issam Fares Institute of Public Policy and International Affairs.

Comment: The rise in violent rhetoric, the scapegoating of minorities and the quashing of dissent all points in one direction, writes Vijay Prashad.

24 February, 2016

Comment: The only beneficiaries of nearly a year of bombing have been al-Qaeda and the Islamic State group, writes Vijay Prashad.

10 February, 2016

Comment: People with a public history of fighting injustice will no longer be silenced by distorted, false and distracting claims of anti-Semitism, writes Vijay Prashad.

05 February, 2016

Comment: The New Silk Road will bypass the Suez Canal, and could change the nature of geopolitics in the region, notes Vijay Prashad.

28 January, 2016

Comment: Democracy is about more than elections; a culture of dissent must be embraced, writes Vijay Prashad.

20 January, 2016

As a new bombing plunges Turkey into further instability, Vijay Prashad argues unaccountable Turkish massacres against Kurds, assassinations of activists and misguided foreign policies are at root of the crisis.

13 January, 2016

Comment: This website has been banned in Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Egypt. Vijay Prashad asks: What are they scared of?

08 January, 2016

Comment: Labelling fruit and vegetables produced in illegal Israeli settlements is a preposterous - and necessary - first measure, writes Vijay Prashad.

31 December, 2015

Over the course of the past few weeks, Israeli political leaders have given carte blanche to their military to kill anyone they see as a threat.

27 December, 2015

As the Israeli occupation continues to fail, it insists on destroying any Palestinian hope too. But opportunities remain for the Palestinians, argues Vijay Prashad.

17 December, 2015