Archive for the ‘vijay prashad’ Category

WHY THE AFGHAN PAPERS ARE AN EERIE REMINDER OF VIETNAM

Sunday, December 22nd, 2019

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FOUR YEARS OF MODI

Sunday, June 10th, 2018

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LAST STAND AT STANDING ROCK

Sunday, November 13th, 2016

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IN MEMORY OF A JOURNALIST

Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015

There is no such thing as a terrorist organisation being born. It is always made. Nurtured by a group with the resources to finance and arm them. The late Pakistani journalist and Asia Times correspondent Saleem Shahzad made the connection between the Pakistani military and terrorism. He paid the price ...

THE TERROR OF CAPITALISM

Thursday, May 2nd, 2013

These are the "factories" of 21st-century globalisation - poorly built shelters for a production process geared toward long working days, third-rate machines, and workers whose own lives are submitted to the imperatives of just-in-time production. By Vijay Prashad. On Wednesday, April 24, a day after Bangladeshi authorities asked the owners to ...

HOW TO CREATE AND CAPTURE ‘TERRORISTS’ IN THE NAME OF SECURITY

Thursday, November 29th, 2012

The more of such 'terrorist' baiting and sting operations, the more the population is injected with fear and eager to turn over more of its hard-won rights to the government. By Vijay Prashad. Reporters swarmed the Federal Reserve building in downtown Manhattan, one of the landmark buildings in the Wall Street area. Then ...

WEALTH’S APOSTLES

Sunday, October 26th, 2008

On October 9, 2008, the Group of Seven finance minsters met in Washington to discuss the current global financial crisis. Just like before, when a similar group of people met in a hotel to rebuild the international economic system after World War II in Bretton Woods, New Hampshire, the ordinary ...