International Studies

Vijay Prashad on Trade Rules & Corporate Driven Globalization

August 30, 2013
A four part series with Vijay Prashad who discusses how concentrated economic power, jobless growth and ecological disaster are the result of a rules based global trading system framed by US led advanced country trade representatives and the powerful multinational corporations they back

Marx and Tolstoy Helped Me See the Limits of Liberalism – Vijay Prashad on Reality Asserts Itself pt1

August 2, 2013

On the second episode of Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay, Vijay Prashad talks about growing up in India and coming to the realization that liberalism could never eliminate poverty

More Criticism in Internal IMF Report

February 25, 2013
Ilene Grabel: An IMF internal report says it’s been unfairly critiquing China and other Asian countries currency manipulations while ignoring similar practices by Western countries