Life, War, and Everything Else

July 14, 2022

By Roksana Bahramitash Long ago, I took refuge from a war and settled in the unceded land of Kanien’kehá:ka Nation. I now live in Tiohtià:ke, known as Montreal, and at times feel like I am an accomplice by default, with the white European settlers. ********* I left Iran, a country, where the sunflowers of my…

Shimu–Made in Bangladesh: A story of women’s struggles

July 8, 2022

By Elora Halim Chowdhury Rubaiyat Hossain’s Shimu—Made in Bangladesh,[1]Shimu—Made in Bangladesh was jointly produced by France, Denmark, Portugal, and Bangladesh. The main financing came from international grants from CNC, Eurimages, Sørfond+, and the Danish Film … Continue reading which had made its debut at the Toronto International Film Festival in 2019, finally had its premiere in…

Doing History Through Art: The story of the green glasses

June 14, 2022

By Kamala Vasuki and Ponni Arasu *This is the second offering by Ponni Arasu and Kamala Vasuki in the Doing History Through Art cluster of the multi-part series Holding Movements, Agitating Epistemes: Remembering, Retelling, and Dreaming for Justice convened and co-edited by Richa Nagar and Ponni Arasu.* Vasuki and I are living through the worst…

Statement in Support of Bilkis Bano’s Continuing Struggle For Justice!

August 24, 2022

This statement was released on 18 September 2022 by a number of civil rights and social justice organizations (listed below) as well as activists and citizens. AGITATE! stands in solidarity with Bilkis Bano and the organizations, groups, and individuals who are agitating with her. 20 YEARS AFTER HORRIFIC GANG-RAPE AND MASS MURDERS IN GUJARAT, ABOUT…

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Statement of Solidarity with the Ukrainian People & Anti-War Voices

March 8, 2022

The AGITATE! Editorial Collective supports the following statement:    By the National Alliance of People’s Movements (NAPM India)         Resist the Expansionism of US-led NATO & Anti-People Military Industrial Complex Working People’s Rights World Over Must Prevail Over War-Mongering Indian Government must ensure safe return of all trapped Indian citizens and take…

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No to War. For a Transnational Politics of Peace.

February 28, 2022

The AGITATE! Editorial Collective supports the following statement:   By TRANSNATIONAL SOCIAL STRIKE PLATFORM   Russian large-scale attack over Ukraine brings war among us. In these weeks we saw the escalation of tensions between world powers under the astonished eyes of those who are struggling to recover their lives from two years of pandemic. We…

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Sowing and cultivating solidarities: Imagining transnational and translocal solidarities through research and pedagogy

Link to Zoom recording of event "Sowing and cultivating solidarities: Imagining transnational and translocal solidarities through research and pedagogy" seeks ...
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NAPM Yuva Samvad: Young People’s Political Persecution and Resistance | NAPM युवा संवाद: युवाओं का राजनीतिक उत्पीड़न और प्रतिरोध

This article is a summary of the National Alliance of People's Movements' month-long campaign on 'Young People's Political Persecution and ...
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