Vijay Prashad

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Name: Vijay Prashad
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 25 mins ago - 1 reports

Narendra Modi’s pragmatism over Gaza shows he isn’t in thrall to the far right

The Indian Prime Minister voted for an inquiry into alleged Israeli war crimes, against the wishes of his party's pro-Israeli wingA Gaza solidarity rally in Rajastan, India. © Welfare PartyLast week India voted in favour of a UN resolution to launch an ... [Published Prospect - 1 hour ago]
Entities: Narendra Modi, Israel, India
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

For a little pressure on Israel

Sixteen days into the Israeli offensive on Gaza, on July 23, the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva held a hearing. Pressure from the League of Arab States has been severe. A few days before, the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) held ... [Published The Hindu - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

TeleSUR English lands in the USA

/PRNewswire/ --TeleSUR, the Latin American news multimedia announced today the launch of TeleSUR English (www.telesurtv.net/english) a news site oriented to English-speaking audiences covering the global journalistic agenda.Photo - http://www2.prnews ... [Published FinanzNachrichten.de - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Mr. Modi– do not court apartheid Israel in my name

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 ... [Published Mondoweiss - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

The Brics and mortar of the South

“The developed countries cannot play the role of the engine of Southern growth. The new locomotive forces have to be found within the South itself. South-South co-operation is, therefore, crucial.”Manmohan Singh, then secretary-general of the South Commission, ... [Published Hindu Business Line - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Why No Vetoed Resolutions on Civilian Killings in Gaza?

Arabs Rise for Rights , Armed Conflicts , Crime & Justice , Democracy , Global Geopolitics , Global Governance , Headlines , Human Rights , Humanitarian Emergencies , IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse , Middle East & North Africa , Peace , WorldSecretary-General ... [Published Inter Press Service - Jul 18 2014]
Entities: BRIC, China, Russia, Israel
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

The Roundup

Enjoy the tranquil sounds of Carla White, everyone. International Politics Overall - A Malaysian Airlines plane was allegedly shot down near the Ukrainian/Russian border by a surface-to-air missile . The  295 people on board were all killed, ... [Published Firedoglake - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Behind Israel's Gaza slaughter

(OpEdNews.com) — The Egypt-Israeli cease-fire offer on Gaza was more a PR stunt than a genuine effort to end Israel’s imbalanced slaughter of Palestinians, author and professor Vijay Prashad says, adding that Israel’s periodic bombing campaigns have come ... [Published WorldNetDaily - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

The Whys Behind Israel’s Gaza Slaughter

The Israeli bombardment of Gaza is getting the usual sympathetic treatment from Official Washington, which even excuses Israel’s killing of civilians who are near Hamas militants by claiming that Hamas is using them as “human shields,” as Vijay Prashad ... [Published Consortium News - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

Israeli “Ceasefire” “PR Exercise” as Bombing Continues

The Jerusalem Post reports: “U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry blamed Hamas for powering through a ceasefire with Israel, brokered by the Egyptian government and accepted by Israel’s cabinet Tuesday morning.”Amira Hass, a noted Israeli journalist, said ... [Published Institute for Public Accuracy - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jun 04 2014 - Updated Jun 05 2014 - 1 reports

New Organization Launched to Accept Submissions & Provide Support to Whistleblowers

A new organization has been launched by whistleblowers, journalists, activists, lawyers and former government officials to help whistleblowers make disclosures that are in the public interest. The launch was announced at a press conference at the ... [Published Firedoglake - Jun 04 2014]
First reported Mar 10 2014 - Updated Mar 10 2014 - 2 reports

Federalism holds the key to democracy in India | Vijay Prashad

Narendra Modi supporters. 'Indians continue to vote in high numbers because of pride in having secured the ballot through the freedom movement.' Photograph: Ahmad Masood/ReutersIndia's elections are a statistician's dream. Between 7 April and 12 May the ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Mar 10 2014]

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Narendra Modi’s pragmatism over Gaza shows he i... [Published Prospect - 1 hour ago]
For a little pressure on Israel [Published The Hindu - Jul 25 2014]
TeleSUR English lands in the USA [Published FinanzNachrichten.de - Jul 24 2014]
Mr. Modi– do not court apartheid Israel in my name [Published Mondoweiss - Jul 22 2014]
The Brics and mortar of the South [Published Hindu Business Line - Jul 20 2014]
Why No Vetoed Resolutions on Civilian Killings ... [Published Inter Press Service - Jul 18 2014]
The Roundup [Published Firedoglake - Jul 18 2014]
Behind Israel's Gaza slaughter [Published WorldNetDaily - Jul 17 2014]
The Whys Behind Israel’s Gaza Slaughter [Published Consortium News - Jul 17 2014]
Pounding Gaza with impunity [Published The Hindu - Jul 16 2014]
Israeli “Ceasefire” “PR Exercise” as Bombing Co... [Published Institute for Public Accuracy - Jul 15 2014]
The geopolitics of the Islamic state [Published The Hindu - Jul 02 2014]
EMS Smriti Stresses Relevance of Left [Published Peoples Democracy.in - Jun 30 2014]
Iraq's Night is Long [Published CounterPunch - Jun 26 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]
It's madness to 'privatise' Marx – thanks to Pi... [Published Guardian.co.uk - May 05 2014]
Like fire from dying embers [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Apr 25 2014]
Federalism holds the key to democracy in India ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Mar 10 2014]
Federalism holds the key to democracy in India ... [Published Comment is free | guardian.co.uk - Mar 10 2014]
Judith Butler, Rashid Khalidi and over 150 othe... [Published Mondoweiss - Mar 05 2014]
Wendy Doniger's book is a tribute to Hinduism's... [Published Comment is free | guardian.co.uk - Feb 12 2014]
Boycott of Israeli Universities by American Stu... [Published Informed Comment - Feb 07 2014]
We Are Many: #OWS Book Launch in NYC this Satur... [Published Beyond The Choir - Front Page - Sep 13 2012]
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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 ...
The Roundup [Published Firedoglake - Jul 18 2014]
Enjoy the tranquil sounds of Carla White, everyone. International Politics Overall - A Malaysian Airlines plane was allegedly shot down near the Ukrainian/Russian border by a surface-to-air missile . The  295 people on board were all killed, ...
New Organization Launched to Accept Submissions... [Published Firedoglake - Jun 04 2014]
A new organization has been launched by whistleblowers, journalists, activists, lawyers and former government officials to help whistleblowers make disclosures that are in the public interest. The launch was announced at a press conference at the ...
Epicycles of the Elite Left; The Price is Too D... [Published 3quarksdaily - May 19 2014]
by Omar Ali This was to be an article about the latest outbreak of Blasphemy-mongering in Pakistan but after several friends brought up Pankaj Mishra’s article about the victory of the BJP in the Indian elections, I decided to change direction. ...
On Modi’s Landslide [Published 3quarksdaily - May 16 2014]
First, Siddharth Varadarajan over at his website (image from Xinhua): Mr Modi’s remarkable election campaign may have been fuelled by unprecedented sums of money and magnified by the logic of the first-past-the-post system — which converted a ...
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