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The SAMAR Collective | October 20, 2013

How do we practice and understand revolution? How has the spirit of Ghadar shaped the communities we form in the present, and how have we transformed radical action in the 21st century?

Amal Rana | October 20, 2013

Amal Rana explores how love can inspire revolution.

Recent Articles

This fragmented, musical novel breaks the prettiness of memory, brings irreverent humor where it should, shows the crisscross of ethnic neighborhoods in New York City, and celebrates love in the midst of violence. 

By: Sonny Singh | Published: Oct 21, 2013

Sonny Singh of Red Baraat explores the how revolution has evolved in meaning and music

Choreographer Joti Singh reflects on her own familial connections to Ghadar history,  staged recently in her production "Red, Saffron, and Green."

Anirvan Chatterjee takes us on a tour of Berkeley’s radical South Asian American history, and argues that historical memory is one of the key inspirations for contemporary political movements

Dear Readers,

Gendered violence plays a pervasive and significant role in the lives of modern women around the globe. In that vein, we present a special issue on women’s responses and activism against gender-based violence in South Asian and South Asian diasporic communities.

Radio Samar

Tracks Back Home
Naazneen Diwan, Taz Ahmed

Live reading of poem developed for the South Asians for Justice event "Gujarat Genocide and US Solidarity" in Los Angeles, April 2012

History of Communalism in India
Yasmin Qureshi

History and context of how communalism grew in India (part of SAJ-LA's Gujarat Genocide event)

Zohra Saed | Oct 24, 2013

This fragmented, musical novel breaks the prettiness of memory, brings irreverent humor where it should, shows the crisscross of ethnic neighborhoods in New York City, and celebrates love in the midst of violence. 

Cartoon

Khalil Bendib

Visit Our Friends

lines is an online magazine that engages with the political spaces of Sri Lanka.

Disappeared in America A multimedia art project created by the VISIBLE Collective to address the post-9/11 disappearances of Muslims in the US. See also Shobak.org: Outsider Muslims.

Pass the Roti Group blog covering issues pertaining largely to South Asia and the South Asian diaspora.

Random Five from the Archive

Priti Patel | Issue 24: Untitled (9/26/2006)

Two attorneys observe military commissions for four weeks in Guantanamo Bay reaching the same conclusions that the Supreme Court did—that the commissions violated the basic principles of US and international law and harm the United States' already diminishing reputation as a leader of human rights.

Jan 28, 2011
South Asians Against Police Brutality and Racism | Issue 15: Dogmas of War (//)

An Anti-Detention Testimonial

Jan 28, 2011
Manu Vimalassery | Issue 17: Untitled (5/29/2004)

An Interview with Pianist Vijay Iyer

Jan 28, 2011
Sami Khan | Issue 17: Untitled (5/29/2004)

'Project Thread' and Canada's Secret War on Immigrants

Jan 28, 2011