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Vijay Prashad is the George and Martha Kellner Chair of South Asian History and Director of International Studies at Trinity College, Hartford, CT His most recent book, The Darker Nations: A People's History of the Third World, won the Muzaffar Ahmad Book Prize for 2009. The Swedish and French editions are just out. He can be reached at: email@example.com
SHARE Sunday, April 11, 2021 Zambia Is The Tip Of The Tail Of The Global Dog
The Socialist Party pledges to reverse Zambia's slide into privatisation and de-industrialisation, social processes that have damaged social life in the country and created a sense of despondency among the masses.
(1 comments) SHARE Tuesday, February 2, 2021 We Should All Be Outraged
It is time to impanel a citizens' tribunal to investigate the utter failure of the governments of Boris Johnson, Donald Trump, Jair Bolsonaro, Narendra Modi, and others to break the chain of the infection of COVID-19.
SHARE Saturday, November 28, 2020 Is Imperialism Obsolete in Latin America?
In September 2018, Venezuelan president Nicola's Maduro visited China, where he met with China's President Xi Jinping and signed a series of important agreements on trade and culture. Toward the end of his stay, Maduro said that the two countries had built "a relationship of mutual benefit, of shared gain."
(6 comments) SHARE Tuesday, June 16, 2020 Who Deserves a Nobel Prize During a Pandemic?
China, having gained important experience in its own fight against the virus and the disease, has now sent experts and medical teams to countries across the world from Iran to Burkina Faso to Venezuela.
(3 comments) SHARE Saturday, June 13, 2020 Tear Down the Racist Statues, End Racist Debt and Pay for Reparations
The statues are coming down. The most recent avalanche began in the United States after the murder of George Floyd at the hands of police and the uprising it occasioned. Cancel the debt and provide reparations to the formerly colonized for the centuries of theft and brutality.
(2 comments) SHARE Thursday, May 14, 2020 The U.S. Military is Hell-Bent on Trying to Overpower China
The real focus is China. In January 2019, Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan told U.S. military officials that the problem is "China, China, China." As far as Trump is concerned, China and -- to a lesser extent -- Russia are to be contained by the United States with armed force.
(5 comments) SHARE Tuesday, January 7, 2020 Is This the End of U.S. Interference in the Middle East?
Both the military and the diplomatic wings of Iran's government are in agreement that it is not Iran that will be weakened by the assassination of Soleimani, but that the United States will suffer the consequences of this action.
SHARE Wednesday, January 1, 2020 India Is Teetering on the Brink of Fascism
Last year's trade union strike brought 180 million people onto the streets. If the momentum of these protests remains, then this strike on 8 January will be enormous; it could weaken the BJP's political power fatally.