On access to housing, anti-capitalist struggles, decolonization and mothering in the Balkans

May 13, 2022

A conversation with Ana Vilenica This conversation with Ana Vilenica is a part of the new series of contributions titled Voices from the Balkans: Unsettling the politics of divide. The series is organized and curated by Emina Bužinkić, AGITATE! Editorial Collective Member. Emina: Ana, I stand in awe of your work, of how thoughtfully woven…

Mrtve ne treba micati / The dead should not be moved

May 6, 2022

By Monika Herceg   Šifra: KEPLER MRTVE NE TREBA MICATI (“Žene spadaju među najteže kolateralne žrtve pandemije koronavirusom”) Likovi: P (majka troje djece, žrtva obiteljskog nasilja) K (prijateljica koja dolazi biti potpora P.)    /U dnevnom boravku za stolom sjede dvije žene. Rano je jutro. Malo dalje od njih leži tijelo muškarca u krvi. /…

Diversity is being alone

April 22, 2022

By Tamar Shirinian   Diversity is being alone. Because it’s so great that you are so passionate about it and it’s so important, said she and it’s so important, said he and it’s so important, said they. We are so glad you are doing diversity. It must be true because it can be heard in…

DBAV anti-caste feminists’ statement condemning the Hathras case judgement

March 15, 2023

On the remembrance day of anti-caste crusader Savitri Phule, we the daughters of Savitri from Dalit-Bahujan-Adivasi-Vimukta communities strongly condemn the judgement of the Uttar Pradesh special court which acquitted all four accused –all dominant caste Thakur men – of a heinous gangrape and murder of a 19-year old Valmiki (oppressed caste) woman, in the Hathras…

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Urgent Appeal: Supporting Earthquake Relief in Turkey and Syria

February 10, 2023

Dear AGITATE! Readers, As you know, a devastating earthquake and its aftershocks hit Turkey and Syria on Monday, 5th February, wreaking unimaginable destruction and loss of life in areas already struggling with political repression, displacement, and underdevelopment. More than 20,000 lives have been lost, and this number is expected to rise. Tens of thousands who…

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All-India Campaign against Anti-People FCA Rules, 2022

February 2, 2023

STOP FOREST CONSERVATION RULES 2022! STOP VIOLATION OF FOREST RIGHTS ACT AND RIGHTS OF GRAM SABHAS! STOP CORPORATE TAKE OVER OF FORESTS! PROTECT OUR JAL JANGAL JAMEEN JEEVIKA! As you know the new Forest (Conservation) Rules 2022 are pending in Parliament and may be passed any day in the Budget session. It is very important…

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Woman Life Freedom: A Conversation on the Protests in Iran

Please join the Department of Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies at the University of Minnesota for a conversation with Professors ...
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Movie Screening and panel discussion: Maadathy: An Unfairy Tale

"Maadathy" unfolds the story of an adolescent girl born in an "unseeable" slave caste group but refuses to be defined ...
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