Brownness and Being in the Twenty-First Century

December 15, 2023

By Joy Mazahreh   Brown.ness (n.)Being Brown;The state of being reduced to storing corpses in ice cream trucks;Or pleading for help in English at a “press conference” in front of Al-Shifa Hospital (held by children);Or trying to convince the world that you are dying by showing the corpses of loved ones on camera   Teta…

Gaza Monologues in the Balkans

December 15, 2023

People and collectives across geographies, including many that are part of the AGITATE! Community took up ASHTAR Theatre’s call for solidarity with Gaza. Our comrades from the Balkans organized the translation, reading, performance and extensive sharing of Gaza Monologues on the International Day of Solidarity with Palestine, observed on Wednesday, Nov 29th. The Free Palestine…

‘If I Must Die’ by Refaat Alareer, with Translations

December 11, 2023

I woke up to the Telugu translation of Refaat Alareer’s poem ‘If I must die’ before I even saw the news of his assassination. It was yet another heartbreaking morning of waking up to the massacre in Gaza that has become the ‘everyday’ for many of us. Barely awake and in deep anguish, I translated…

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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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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