Why the Chinese are Making a Catastrophic Mistake in Xinjiang

December 18, 2019

by Daanish Mustafa   Malice against children is emblematic of evil in the Abrahamic religious tradition. The Old Testament tells the story of how the Pharaoh ordered the murder of every male Hebrew child born in Egypt to protect himself against the Messiah—Moses (es)—that the shamans had foretold would destroy him. Ironically, he ended up…

A friend is passing on today…

May 7, 2019

by Janani Eswar The Gulmohar and I are losing a companion. May 5th, 2016 Until yesterday, if you looked outside where we work, you would find a beautiful mango tree on the plot next to us. In the respectful form of Tamil or Kannada, my mother tongue and the language that is spoken around me…

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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