Vijay Prashad

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Name: Vijay Prashad
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Serena Shim, 1984-2014

My twitter feed has become a memorial for the death of journalists from Iraq to Turkey. The latest tragedy was the death of Serena Shim, a US citizen who is of Lebanese origin and worked for Press TV. Last year I had met Serena in Beirut. It is commonplace ... [Published ZNet - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 1 reports

For clarity in Syria’s muddy politics

Reuters SMOKY SKIES: Kobane, some 100hundred m from the Turkish border, remains a key battleground of the war. In the picture, Turkish Kurds watch the Syrian town after an air strike.TOPICSWith the West showing that when the politics is inconvenient, ... [Published The Hindu - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

Analysis: Free speech vs. freedom

Heike Schotten is Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Massachusetts Boston, where she teaches political theory, feminist theory, and queer theory (her work is available here ). She has been active in the Palestine solidarity ... [Published Ma'an News Agency - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 12 2014 - Updated Oct 12 2014 - 1 reports

IS execute Iraqi journalist who 'refused to work with them'

Raad al-Azzawi was executed because he would not work with the IS group (Twitter/@janecat60)There has been an outpouring of grief and anger on Twitter after Islamic State (IS) militants were reported to have publicly executed an Iraqi journalist who refused ... [Published Middle East Eye - Oct 12 2014]
First reported Oct 10 2014 - Updated Oct 10 2014 - 1 reports

'Intervention: Limits of U.S. Power?' Lecture at AUB

The Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs (IFI) and the Center for American Studies and Research (CASAR) at AUB cordially invite you to a panel discussion titled, "Intervention: Limits of U.S. Power?"Panelists:Vijay Prashad, ... [Published Beirut.com - Oct 10 2014]
First reported Oct 06 2014 - Updated Oct 06 2014 - 1 reports

Incivility: On not Bringing up Occupied Palestinians in Polite Company

By Heike Schotten (Ma’an News Agency) In the US, and especially within the US Palestine solidarity movement, the biggest Israel-Palestine news since Gaza Genocide 3.0 (which, with Palestinians dying daily, whether from the effects of the siege or horrific ... [Published Informed Comment - Oct 06 2014]
First reported Oct 03 2014 - Updated Oct 03 2014 - 1 reports

Murtaza Hussain on Khorasan Group, Vijay Prashad on Narendra Modi

Play PauseDownload MP3 (right click)This week on CounterSpin : When US military attacks on Syria got underway, there was a sudden shift in the coverage: We weren't just bombing the Islamic State, but something called the Khorasan Group. But who are they, ... [Published Fairness & Accuracy In Reporting - Oct 03 2014]
First reported Sep 28 2014 - Updated Sep 28 2014 - 1 reports

Analysis: On the incivility of Palestinians

Heike Schotten is Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Massachusetts Boston, where she teaches political theory, feminist theory, and queer theory (her work is available here ). She has been active in the Palestine solidarity ... [Published Ma'an News Agency - Sep 28 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

Obama Blasts Brutality and Bullying, but Not by Israel

Armed Conflicts , Democracy , Global , Global Geopolitics , Global Governance , Headlines , Human Rights , IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse , Middle East & North Africa , North America , Peace , Regional Categories , ReligionAbu Mohammed, whose family of ... [Published Inter Press Service - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 1 reports

Expanding U.S. Strikes to ISIS in Syria, Has Obama Opened New Phase of "Perpetual War"?

The United States has launched airstrikes in Syria targeting the Islamic State, as well as members of a separate militant organization known as the Khorasan group. The Pentagon says U.S. forces launched 47 Tomahawk Land Attack Missiles from warships in ... [Published Democracy Now! - Sep 23 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 1 reports

Striking Syria

President Obama is set to offer remarks live at 10am on the beginning of air strikes in Syria, where the U.S. and allies bombed key ISIS targets in and around the stronghold city of Raqqa. Joan Walsh, editor at large of Salon, Buzzfeed Washington bureau ... [Published WNYC - Sep 23 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

UMass hosts lecture series focused on inequality

· With the winds of public discourse swirling in the wake of the shooting of Michael Brown, the subject of inequality has been prevalent on the University of Massachusetts campus—including in a new lecture series, which will run throughout the academic ... [Published Daily Collegian - Sep 16 2014]

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Serena Shim, 1984-2014 [Published ZNet - Oct 23 2014]
For clarity in Syria’s muddy politics [Published The Hindu - Oct 19 2014]
Analysis: Free speech vs. freedom [Published Ma'an News Agency - Oct 18 2014]
Anya Achtenberg: Palestinians Are in a Protract... [Published Fars News Agency - Oct 16 2014]
IS execute Iraqi-Kurdish journalist Muhannad Ak... [Published Middle East Eye - Oct 14 2014]
IS execute Iraqi journalist who 'refused to wor... [Published Middle East Eye - Oct 12 2014]
'Intervention: Limits of U.S. Power?' Lecture a... [Published Beirut.com - Oct 10 2014]
Incivility: On not Bringing up Occupied Palesti... [Published Informed Comment - Oct 06 2014]
Obama’s Syrian dilemma [Published The Hindu - Oct 04 2014]
Murtaza Hussain on Khorasan Group, Vijay Prasha... [Published Fairness & Accuracy In Reporting - Oct 03 2014]
Analysis: On the incivility of Palestinians [Published Ma'an News Agency - Sep 28 2014]
Liberal media war-mongering about bombing of Ir... [Published Middle East Eye - Sep 27 2014]
Obama Blasts Brutality and Bullying, but Not by... [Published Inter Press Service - Sep 26 2014]
Body Counts Rise As Chaos Deepens: Is There a W... [Published Huffington Post - Sep 24 2014]
Expanding U.S. Strikes to ISIS in Syria, Has Ob... [Published Democracy Now! - Sep 23 2014]
Striking Syria [Published WNYC - Sep 23 2014]
Body Counts Rise As Chaos Deepens: Is There A W... [Published Disinformation - Sep 19 2014]
Obama’s Syrian dilemma [Published The Hindu - Sep 16 2014]
UMass hosts lecture series focused on inequality [Published Daily Collegian - Sep 16 2014]
Between Qaum and the nation [Published 3quarksdaily - Sep 10 2014]
Hundreds of scholars say they won’t engage with... [Published Mondoweiss - Aug 14 2014]
Thousands of Yazidis Rescued, But Many More Are... [Published Global Voices Online - Aug 08 2014]
Is Zionism/ Jewish Nationalism a Political Cult... [Published Informed Comment - Aug 07 2014]
Narendra Modi’s pragmatism over Gaza shows he i... [Published Prospect - Jul 31 2014]
Mr. Modi– do not court apartheid Israel in my name [Published Mondoweiss - Jul 22 2014]
The Roundup [Published Firedoglake - Jul 18 2014]
New Organization Launched to Accept Submissions... [Published Firedoglake - Jun 04 2014]
India's Communists will be back | Vijay Prashad [Published Guardian.co.uk - May 23 2014]
Epicycles of the Elite Left; The Price is Too D... [Published 3quarksdaily - May 19 2014]
On Modi’s Landslide [Published 3quarksdaily - May 16 2014]
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Incivility: On not Bringing up Occupied Palesti... [Published Informed Comment - Oct 06 2014]
By Heike Schotten (Ma’an News Agency) In the US, and especially within the US Palestine solidarity movement, the biggest Israel-Palestine news since Gaza Genocide 3.0 (which, with Palestinians dying daily, whether from the effects of the siege or horrific ...
Between Qaum and the nation [Published 3quarksdaily - Sep 10 2014]
Vijay Prashad in HimalSouthAsian: Faisal Devji and I went to graduate school together at the University of Chicago. We worked with Barney Cohn, a scholar with an adventurous sense of scholarship. Devji’s early studies were conducted at the feet ...
Hundreds of scholars say they won’t engage with... [Published Mondoweiss - Aug 14 2014]
Steven Salaita In the last 24 hours, sociologists and scholars of composition and rhetoric have organized two new statements of refusal regarding the Steven Salaita affair . 1. The sociology statement reads as follows : Dear Chancellor Wise: ...
Thousands of Yazidis Rescued, But Many More Are... [Published Global Voices Online - Aug 08 2014]
Militant hoisting the Islamic State flag, replacing the Kurdish flag tweeted by an account believed to be associated with the Islamic State. Thousands of Yazidis stranded in the mountains of northern Iraq have been rescued , according to UN officials. ...
Is Zionism/ Jewish Nationalism a Political Cult... [Published Informed Comment - Aug 07 2014]
By Juan Cole Liberal politics in the broad sense, in the tradition of Locke, Voltaire, Madison, Jefferson and John Stuart Mill, is rooted in a conviction that vigorous debate clarifies issues and makes for better public policy over time. This principle ...
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