20. Cutting to the Bone: An Interview with Vijay Prashad

In this week's A World to Win, Grace speaks to Marxist historian Vijay Prashad about India's mass strikes, the rise of the far right, and the persistence of imperial power in the global economy.

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In this week’s episode, Grace Blakeley speaks to Vijay Prashad, head of the Tricontinental Institute for Social Research and author of Washington Bullets: A History of the CIA, Coups and Assassinations.

They discuss the recent wave of strikes taking place across India, the rise of the far right both there and across the world, and the mechanisms through which imperial power is exercised in today’s global economy – including the use of investor state dispute settlements by international investors to sue governments over their pandemic response.

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Thanks to our producer Conor Gillies and the Lipman-Miliband Trust for making this episode possible.

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