Dr. Vijay Prashad Indian historian and journalist. Prashad is the author of thirty books, including Washington Bullets; Red Star Over the Third World; The Darker Nations: A People’s History of the Third World and The Poorer Nations: A Possible History of the Global South. He is Chief Correspondent for Globetrotter and a Columnist for Frontline (India). He is the Chief Editor of LeftWord Books (New Delhi). He has appeared in two films – Shadow World (2016) and Two Meetings (2017).
Dr. Gerald Horne Holds the Moores Professorship of History and African American Studies, University of Houston. Horne is the author of more than thirty books, including The Apocalypse of Settler Colonialism: The Roots of Slavery, White Supremacy and Capitalism in Seventeenth Century North America and the Caribbean; (2018); Paul Robeson: The Artist as Revolutionary, (2016); W.E.B. Du Bois: A Biography, (2010).
Dr. Miriam Pemberton An Associate Fellow at the Institute for Policy Studies, she formerly directed the National Commission for Economic Conversion and Disarmament and IPS’ Peace Economy Transitions Project. With William Hartung she co-edited Lessons from Iraq: Avoiding the Next War and is at work on Six Stops on the National Security Tour: Warfare Economies and Other Ambitions(Routledge, forthcoming). Recent articles: “From swords to ploughshares: lessons learned from conversion movements” and “Let’s Turn Our Military Resources to Building a Post-COVID Industrial Base for All Americans.”
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by Jennifer Brown Thanks to our very own Connecticut Senator Richard Blumenthal, award winning journalist and Nobel Peace Prize Nominee, Julian Assange, now sits in the medical wing of high security Belmarsh Prison in the UK. This is his new home for now as the US seeks to have Assange extradited stateside so he may […]
By Medea BenjaminThe environmental justice movement that is surging globally is intentionally intersectional, showing how global warming is connected to issues such as race, poverty, migration and public health. One area intimately linked to the climate crisis that gets little attention, however, is militarism. Here are some of the ways these issues—and their solutions—are intertwined. […]