Solidarity with Palestine from Kashmir: Kashmiri translations of Refaat Alareer’s ‘If I Must Die’

February 9, 2024

Introduction by Ather Zia Translations by Idrisa Pandit & Ather Zia  Glued to the small phone screen watching the genocide unfold in Gaza, Refaat Alareer’s interview crossed my feed. It was a heart-wrenching interview. A tearful Refaat was trying to reason with the world, defending his people’s struggles, and predicting his killing most accurately. His…

The Gatherer’s Call: For the Love of Prayer and Protest

February 6, 2024

By Humera Afridi Power, kinship, beauty, and grace evince themselves in unified, embodied supplication. Hope and victory reside in solidarity. This protest was prayer in action.   There is a certain magic to Jummah. That midday hour on Friday is imbued with a sweetness which on some lucky Fridays extends a numinous quality all the…

Stories, Healing, Transformation: A Conversation with Amoke Kubat

January 19, 2024

In October 2023, Amoke Kubat—artist, storyteller, activist, and performer—visited Approaches to Knowledge and Truth: Ways of Knowing in Development Studies and Social Change, a graduate seminar organized and facilitated by Richa Nagar through the Interdisciplinary Center for the Study of Global Change at the University of Minnesota. The participants—Lindsey Willow Smith, Kaeda Sabrewing, Somayeh Nikoonazari,…

Remembering Antônio Bispo dos Santos

December 7, 2023

We mourn the passing of Antonio Bispo dos Santos, a Brazilian quilombola intellectual and valued member of the AGITATE! community. AGITATE! Journal is proud to have published Antonio Bispo dos Santos’ first work translated into English—We Belong to the Land (2020)— a powerful commentary on colonialism, indigeneity, and “counter-coloniality”. AGITATE! also published Caatinga, Hierarchies, and…

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The Joint Platform of Central Trade Unions and Independent Federations/Associations oppose any move to export Indian workers to Israel to replace Palestinian workers

November 14, 2023

AGITATE! Journal is sharing this statement in solidarity with trade unions and independent federations/associations in India opposing the Modi Government’s plans to export Indian workers to Israel to replace Palestinian workers amid the ongoing attack of and genocide in Gaza. This statement was originally published by World Federation of Trade Unions. Press Release issued on…

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Call for Transnational Solidarity and Collective Care With the Victims of the Recent Earthquakes in Herat-Afghanistan

October 9, 2023

Organized by Tahmina Sobat and Farida Razaqi Amidst the rubble and despair, the rescue team encountered a scene that will forever be etched in their hearts and ours; a mother, her eyes filled with tears but her spirit unbroken, clutching her baby in a final, desperate embrace… sheltering the baby from harm with her own…

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Events

AGITATE! Feminist Knowledge Production Event Series: Spring 2023

AGITATE! Journal invites you to a series of virtual workshops and discussions hosted in conjunction with the "Feminist Knowledge Production" ...

Feminisms, Translations, Solidarities: A workshop with the translators and editors of ‘The Purple Color of Kurdish Politics’

Join us for a workshop with the editors and translators of the The Purple Color of Kurdish Politics on February 9, ...

AGITATE!'s First Digital Book

War News
A Collection of 90 Poems

By Beau Beausoleil

Cover image of War News. White text on a black and red background.

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