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: Aug 9, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Yemen is at the brink of cholera and famine driven mass death.

Posted on: Aug 7, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Trump is making subtle moves to dissolve the Iran deal.

Posted on: Aug 2, 2017, Source: AlterNet

These deaths are not tragedies, they are crimes.

Posted on: Jul 28, 2017, Source: AlterNet

J. Edgar Hoover was obsessed with Chaplin, but that didn't stop Chaplin from voicing his political beliefs.

Posted on: Jul 26, 2017, Source: AlterNet

History shows that once their utility has been exhausted, they will be tossed in the scrap heap.

Posted on: Jul 19, 2017, Source: AlterNet

The United States is fueling a conflict that has resulted in war crimes and famine.

Posted on: Jul 12, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Humanitarianism wars are easier to fund than the humanitarian peace.

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

This is the end of our nation's social contract.

Posted on: Jul 6, 2017, Source: AlterNet

It's fueling a global immigration and economic crisis.

Posted on: Jun 29, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Poverty and deadly wars are the major drivers of displacement.

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.