Vijay Prashad is a historian, journalist, commentator and a Marxist intellectual.
He is a writing fellow and chief correspondent at Globetrotter, a project of the Independent Media Institute.
He is the director of Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research and chief editor of LeftWord Books. He is the author of several books, notably The Darker Nations (2007). His most recent book is Strongmen (2018).