Stories by Vijay Prashad

Vijay Prashad is professor of international studies at Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut. He is the author of 18 books, including Arab Spring, Libyan Winter (AK Press, 2012), The Poorer Nations: A Possible History of the Global South (Verso, 2013) and The Death of a Nation and the Future of the Arab Revolution (University of California Press, 2016). His columns appear at AlterNet every Wednesday. subscribe to Vijay Prashad's feed

Posted on: Jun 21, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Climate catastrophe and the threat of war, make the future very dark, indeed

Posted on: Jun 14, 2017, Source: AlterNet

The Saudis' closest allies, Morocco and Pakistan, are on Qatar's side, angering the United States.

Posted on: Jun 9, 2017, Source: AlterNet

It would be a much crueler world if we let Trump have his way.

Posted on: Jun 7, 2017, Source: AlterNet

The Saudis played him like a fiddle.

Posted on: Jun 1, 2017, Source: AlterNet

More than 42 percent of the Indian population are Dalits, Muslims, Adivasis, Christians and Sikhs. None are put off by the consumption of meat.

Posted on: May 30, 2017, Source: FRONTLINE

No wonder that the Taliban has been making swift gains over the past few years. Its adversary is not prepared to contain its advance.

Posted on: May 22, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Kerala is the lone holdout in a country governed by the right.

Posted on: May 16, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Hunger strikers against the authoritarian regime want their jobs back.

Posted on: May 12, 2017, Source: Frontline (India)

We are looking at the demise of diplomacy with America's State Department on life support.

Posted on: May 10, 2017, Source: AlterNet

The ugly face of the occupation is on display as 1,500 prisoners refuse to eat.

Posted on: May 3, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Trump's failed leadership is only making the sectarian violence worse.

Posted on: Apr 28, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Linda Sarsour, a Palestinian-American who is unapologetic about her support for her people, is a lightning rod for attack.

Posted on: Apr 28, 2017, Source: Frontline (India)

The U.S. strikes in Syria and Afghanistan seem to be more about Trump acquiring a “presidential” aura and legitimacy than about making the world a safer place.

Posted on: Apr 25, 2017, Source: AlterNet

The Western media should pay more attention to the Palestinian prisoner strike.

Posted on: Apr 19, 2017, Source: AlterNet

When America bombs, it's rational; when other countries do it, we cry terrorism.

Posted on: Apr 11, 2017, Source: AlterNet

The rights and ambitions of the Syrian people are irrelevant to these plots and schemes.

Posted on: Apr 7, 2017, Source: Frontline (India)

If you want to know what an administration really cares about, look at their budgets.

Posted on: Apr 5, 2017, Source: AlterNet

It would be foolhardy to take military action before we know the details of the recent horrific gas attack.

Posted on: Apr 3, 2017, Source: AlterNet

The "giant triplets of racism, extreme materialism and militarism" continue to break the spirit of humanity.

Posted on: Apr 1, 2017, Source: Jadaliyya

Attribution bias is a familiar theme in the literature of modern psychology.