Vijay Prashad is a historian, author and the director of Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research, an inter-movement research organisation based in Buenos Aires, Johannesburg, New Delhi and São Paulo. He is also the Chief Editor of LeftWord Books and a fellow at the Independent Media Institute. As a journalist, he writes for Frontline, the Hindu, and Turkey’s BirGün. He has been associated with Himal Southasian since its inception.
The long walk home for migrants, tech and surveillance in the time of COVID-19, pardoning a convicted army officer, and more.
COVID-19 reveals structural and systemic inequalities in Sri Lanka’s prison system.
Working without protective gear during the COVID-19 pandemic, healthcare workers in Pakistan say they are on a suicide mission.