Vijay Prashad

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Name: Vijay Prashad
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 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

Body Counts Rise As Chaos Deepens: Is There a Way Out?

New York, New York -- As a journalist, I became something of a body count expert. It started with the Vietnam War, where I soon learned to distrust the exaggerated counts of enemy dead made by our self-styled "intelligence" agencies.That didn't mean that ... [Published Huffington Post - Sep 24 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 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Body Counts Rise As Chaos Deepens: Is There A Way Out?

As a journalist, I became something of a body count expert. It started with the Vietnam War, where I soon learned to distrust the exaggerated counts of enemy dead made by our self-styled “intelligence” agencies.That didn’t mean that people, alas, weren’t ... [Published Disinformation - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 2 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]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Obama Vows to Destroy Islamic State, But Expanded Strikes in Syria & Iraq Point to "Endless War"

President Obama has authorized U.S. airstrikes for the first time in Syria and their expansion in Iraq against the militant group Islamic State. In a prime-time address, Obama vowed to hunt down Islamic State militants "wherever they are." Obama also ... [Published Democracy Now! - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

How Islamic State grew out of US invasion of Iraq, destruction of nation

It took the Iraqi people over a hundred years to build institutions; that was destroyed by the Americans in an afternoon. Once you destroy the state, you create a vacuum, says Vijay Prashad .Militants from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) ... [Published Aliran - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

Libya: Where are the dividing lines?

–Asked to form a salvation government   on August 25, Omar al-Hassi  presented his cabinet  a week later to the country's much weakened General National Congress , Libya's outgoing parliament, in Tripoli, the capital."We reject extremism and terrorism," ... [Published Yahoo! Maktoob News - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 1 reports

Defining ISIS

The terror group ISIS continues to claim more regional territory and grow in ambitions -- as well as erode the traditional religious, cultural, and ethnic lines within Iraq and Syria.  Vijay Prashad , Professor of International Studies at Trinity College ... [Published WNYC - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

Anti-Israel Professor Returns to Trinity College – Will Controversy Come Back Too?

By Nathan GuttmanVijay PradashProfessor Vijay Prashad returned this week along with students and faculty to Trinity College in Hartford, after a two-year sabbatical.The scholar, as charismatic as he is controversial, has been at the center of a debate ... [Published Jewish Ledger - Sep 03 2014]

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...against terrorism and linked his activities to the global war on terror, said Vijay Prashad, professor of International Studies at Trinity College. "his message is 'i am a libyan', a strong message that differentiates himself from what he would consider the fissiparous tendencies of the militias" Prashad told Al Jazeera

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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]
Dr. Vijay Prashad speaks at UMass on capitalism... [Published Daily Collegian - Sep 15 2014]
America at the tipping point, Part 3 [Published WorldNetDaily - Sep 14 2014]
Obama Vows to Destroy Islamic State, But Expand... [Published Democracy Now! - Sep 11 2014]
How Islamic State grew out of US invasion of Ir... [Published Aliran - Sep 10 2014]
Between Qaum and the nation [Published 3quarksdaily - Sep 10 2014]
Libya: Where are the dividing lines? [Published Yahoo! Maktoob News - Sep 08 2014]
Defining ISIS [Published WNYC - Sep 04 2014]
Anti-Israel Professor Returns to Trinity Colleg... [Published Jewish Ledger - Sep 03 2014]
Warnings of Civil War, 'Critical Plight of Civi... [Published Common Dreams - Aug 30 2014]
Libya in crisis [Published Al Jazeera - Aug 30 2014]
Libya in Chaos: Vijay Prashad on Bloody Legacy ... [Published Common Dreams - Aug 27 2014]
The Evening Blues - 8-26-14 [Published Daily Kos - Aug 27 2014]
Vijay Prashad: 2011 NATO Bombing of Libya Led t... [Published Democracy Now! - Aug 26 2014]
The Evening Blues - 8-25-14 [Published Daily Kos - Aug 26 2014]
Blowback: Vijay Prashad on How Islamic State Gr... [Published Democracy Now! - Aug 25 2014]
Democracy Now! - August 25, 2014 at 9:00am [Published KPFA 94.1 FM Berkeley - Aug 25 2014]
Northampton protest draws parallels between Fer... [Published MassLive - Aug 23 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]
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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 ...
Mr. Modi– do not court apartheid Israel in my name [Published Mondoweiss - Jul 22 2014]
I have never quite known the exact inflections to the label “World’s largest democracy” that is accorded to my country, India.  Does it mean (a) that the Government is the most democratic? Or does it mean (b) that India is the most populous country that ...
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