Vijay Prashad

Vijay Prashad is the author of The Poorer Nations: A Possible History of the Global South (Verso, 2013) and The Darker Nations: A People’s History of the Third World (New Press, 2007).

The UNDP report is correct—the Global South has begun to rise. What is in question, however, is which agenda from the South will be most able shift the suffocation of neo­liberalism for an alternative direction.