Vijay Prashad
What the right wing in Latin America means by democracy is violence

What the government of Iván Duque is doing in Colombia is what the interim government of Jeanine Áñez is doing in Bolivia — using extreme state violence against trade unionists and peasant organizers, against socialist leaders and indigenous leaders

Not an Inch- Indian Students Stand Against the Far-Right Not an Inch: Indian Students Stand Against the Far-Right

The rods of the muscular Right wing were aimed at Aishe Ghosh’s head, but the students of JNU have pledged to fight the intimidatory, divisive and toxic politics of BJP-RSS with ‘words.

People take to streets to challenge Modi’s bigoted, dishonest govt

The hundreds of thousands of people who are on the streets of India every day are not only angry about the divisive citizenship law but also the arrogance of the government and the disastrous way in which it has managed the economy

India’s government is going to war against its own people

The brutal assault on those protesting the discriminatory Citizenship Amendment Law takes place even as India is going through an unprecedented economic crisis

US war in Afghanistan Why the Afghanistan Papers are an eerie reminder of Vietnam

Noam Chomsky’s 1973 book, The Backroom Boys, exposed the lies used by the US establishment to justify the war on Vietnam and pointed out that these were not aberrations. The latest documents on the Afghan war prove this point

Wealthy countries’ approach to climate change condemns hundreds of millions to suffer

A Green New Deal in the West is not going to be sufficient if this deal does not include trillions of dollars into the UN’s Green Climate Fund and the transfer of technology as a social practice and not for profit.

Trump How to commit war crimes – and get away with it

If justice is to be sought, it is not at the level of someone like Edward Gallagher alone; it should be his superiors on the political side who need to answer questions about not just this or that war crime, but about the entire war and the crime of it all

A letter to intellectuals who deride revolutions in the name of purity

Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, Ana Maldonado, Pilar Troya Fernández, and Vijay Prashad respond to the comments by intellectuals against the progressive processes in Latin America

After Evo, the lithium question Looms Large in Bolivia

The overthrow of the elected leader cannot be understood without a glance at the nation’s massive reserves of this crucial mineral.

Lula Is Free.

Ana Paula Vargas and Vijay Prashad reflect on the importance of the release of former president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva from prison and what it means for Brazil and Latin America

Migrants from Africa Who’s behind the growing racism against African migrants?

It’s Europe’s greedy lending to Africa that is driving the migration wave which is fueling the European Union’s xenophobic politics

Have you heard of the CIA’s Iran Mission Center?

The rash belligerence against Iran is driven by, among others, a group of organizations, including the CIA’s Iran Mission Center which have one central mission – a war on Iran

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