Today on Hard Knock: Vijay Prashad, historian, journalist, and Marxist intellectual, discusses Trump’s first 100 days. Vijay Prashad is an Indian historian, journalist, commentator and a Marxist intellectual. He is the George and Martha Kellner Chair in South Asian History and Professor of International Studies at Trinity College. In 2013–2014, he was the Edward Said … Continued


Vijay Prashad: Turkey’s Offensive Against ISIS & Press Crackdown is Really Just War on Kurds; Regime Change in Libya Mirrors Iraq: Both Efforts Led to Failed States & Destabilized Region; Vijay Prashad: Hillary Clinton Shows Dangerous Tendency to Go to War No Matter the Consequences; Yemen & Palestine: Vijay Prashad on the Two “Ruthless” Bombing … Continued


Vijay Prashad: Turkey’s Offensive Against ISIS & Press Crackdown is Really Just War on Kurds; Regime Change in Libya Mirrors Iraq: Both Efforts Led to Failed States & Destabilized Region; Vijay Prashad: Hillary Clinton Shows Dangerous Tendency to Go to War No Matter the Consequences; Yemen & Palestine: Vijay Prashad on the Two “Ruthless” Bombing … Continued


Letters and Politics

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Visit to the US and the 2002 Gujurat Massacre – June 6, 2016

In conversation with Vijay Prashad on the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi visit to the United States.  Modi’s visit comes just after an Indian Court did not implicate him in the massacre of Muslims in Gujurat in 2002.  One of the  worst religious violence ever since India’s independence. Then a conversation with Andi Zeisler, founder … Continued


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