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Vijay Prashad

Cancelling Chomsky's Session Was Necessary To Protect Fest Integrity: Tata Lit Fest Director

Nov 22, 2020 PTI

A session to discuss Noam Chomsky’s latest book was abruptly cancelled by the fest organisers on Friday

Tata Lit Live Cancels Event Featuring Noam Chomsky, Vijay Prashad

Nov 21, 2020 Outlook Web Bureau

'Was this a question of censorship?' asks a statement published online after panel discussion was abruptly cancelled.


The Riddles Of Ashis Nandy

Nandy’s statement at Jaipur was a kind of myth; the outrage against him is a kind of myth too; and so too is the myth of the defenders,

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The Sense Of White Supremacy

Aug 07, 2012 Vijay Prashad

Two quick reactions to the Oak Creek violence raised the hackles of some of the sharp organizers in the South Asian American community: (1) This was an act of senseless violence. and (2) Sikhs are not Muslims.


Halliburton's Ancient Scandals

The present history of Halliburton shows us that scandals do not affect its market position, because all those who invest know that HAL shines - if there is any problem, it will be bailed out.

06 February, 2004

Po-Mo, Neo-Lib...And Shoddiness

Vijay Prashad

Rajiv has a tendency to switch horses in mid-stream. We ride together, with different emphases, on the problem of peer-review or establishment-review. Then, as we seem to be in agreement, Rajiv jumps on another horse, on whose side is emblazoned the


30 January, 2004

Iowa Is Not Far From Telengana

Vijay Prashad

After a decade of agricultural neoliberalism in India, one is tempted to say, "I see the broken eggs, but where is the omelet?" Some arguments for food security in India with seven separate policy suggestions.


20 January, 2004

Zara Dheere Se

Vijay Prashad

There is a hint of impatience in Rajiv Malhotra's last piece and a desire for straight answers for what it sees as straight questions. Unfortunately, a samvad such as this is not an interrogation where there might indeed be clear questions and to whi


15 January, 2004

Fundamental Issues

Vijay Prashad

Accepting Rajiv Malhotra's invitation to a dialogue - 'politics is disagreements that have to be aired, and fought over. This is a good opportunity to fight over our first princi


28 December, 2002

The Jihad International, Kashmir and Secularization.

Vijay Prashad

It is the voice of faith that killed the women of Hast. Even as we raise our voices against that barbarity, we must renew our call for the broader secularization of society.


08 November, 2002

Scenarios For Iraq After Saddam

Vijay Prashad

From the White House, reports leak out about plans for an Iraq after the Ba'th. Three of the main scenario do not allow for the development of democracy in Iraq.


02 August, 2002

Kashmir And Hindutva

Vijay Prashad

Hindutva's agents are only part of the story. Hindutva did not create the crisis ... but its place in power now makes it harder to see the creation of a genuine path to peace.


22 July, 2002

Suburban Whites And Pogroms In India

Vijay Prashad

What do we do about the romantic entry of suburban whites into Hinduism when many of the organs that disseminate the faith are linked to the groups that conduct pogroms against Muslims in India?


16 November, 2001

Afghan Aftermaths: The Feign Of Inevitability

Vijay Prashad

Khatami's "dialogue among civilizations" is a non-starter, as Bush seems to follow the fallow Huntington line of a "clash among civilizations."


26 October, 2001

Aerial Bombardment In The Racist Contemporary

Vijay Prashad

There are those who die "unintentionally" and then there will be those who will starve because we have decapitated the capacity of the country. Where is the Geneva Convention when we need it?


18 October, 2001

The Indulgences Of Hindutva

Vijay Prashad

South of the War, in India, the Hindu Right is gleefully hoping that the crazy and unjustifiable attacks forgive their own acts of commission and will allow them a freehand to produce the world in their image.


13 October, 2001

A Fuel's Errand: With Islam As Cover

Vijay Prashad

Ah, Islam is in crisis; its radicals have declared war on America, on Christianity, on civilization? What about the crisis of Capitalism or Christianity? When even fools would know it's all about oil.


12 October, 2001

A War In Passive Voice

Vijay Prashad

Distinguished professors and intelligence heads gather to help feed our addiction to oil. As the bombs fall in passive voice, the active voices of corporate greed and military macho have begun to ring in my ears.


Photo Gallery

International Route Number 8, which connects Haiti with the Dominican Republic, is empty of large trucks as a result of a transportation strike in Croix-des-Bouquets, Haiti. Workers angry about the nation’s lack of...

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Manchester United's Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates scoring their side's third goal of the game during the Champions League Group F soccer match between Manchester United and Atalanta at Old Trafford, Manchester, England.

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Barcelona's Gerard Pique celebrates with his teammates after scoring his side's first goal during a Champions League group E soccer match between F.C. Barcelona and Dinamo Kyiv at Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain.

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Juventus' Dejan Kulusevski, bottom, celebrates with Juventus' Moise Kean after scoring his side's opening goal during the Champions League group H soccer match between Zenit St. Petersburg and Juventus at the Gazprom...

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Chelsea's Andreas Christensen, center, scores his side's opening goal during the Champions League group H soccer match between Chelsea and Malmo at the Stamford Bridge stadium in London.

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This Election Season In UP, Lakhimpur Kheri Is The New Political Battlefield

The Opposition is hoping for a rich election harvest in Uttar Pradesh but Lucknow appears to be a long way from the killing fields.

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The Negotiator: Rakesh Tikait Is The Glue Holding Farmers’ Agitation Together

The former Delhi Police employee has also emerged as the go-to man for the authorities to reach out to the agitating farmers.

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The Negotiator: Rakesh Tikait Is The Glue Holding Farmers’ Agitation Together

Kashmir/Violence

Kashmir Minority Killings A Throwback To The Terrifying 90s

Outwardly peaceful, Kashmir has seen a spate of civilian killings in recent weeks. A silent unease has now exploded into fear and concern after the shooting of minorities.

Naseer Ganai
Kashmir Minority Killings A Throwback To The Terrifying 90s

Opinion

Virat Kohli’s Abrasive Leadership Style Gave Indian Cricket A New Dimension

Virat Kohli will step down as T20 captain of India and RCB but that will not take away the fact that he remains a unique leader

Sep 20, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Taliban: What’s Next For The International Community?

With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.

Sep 13, 2021 Seema Guha

Rising Challenges Of Plagiarism In The Era Of Online Education

It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.

Sep 12, 2021 Chaitali Moitra

Vaccine Mandates Harm Long-Term Public Health

One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates

Sep 12, 2021 Kameswari Chebrolu