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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

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.

Hyphen Magazine

Hyphen Magazine is an Asian American magazine that covers arts, culture and politics with substance, style and sass.

Ghadar is a forum for Left debate and dialogue through reports on political activism on the ground in South Asia and the diaspora.

Random Five from the Archive

Chitra Ganesh, Mariam Ghani | Issue 19: Relief in a Time of Crisis (1/24/2005)

Two visual artists seek out new ways of engaging with the post-9/11 disappearances in the US

Jan 28, 2011
Shahnaz Habib | Issue 24: Untitled (9/26/2006)

"The authors in Voices of Resistance: Muslim Women on War, Faith and Sexuality resist the temptation to simplify Muslimness into one kind—whether geographically, sexually, spiritually or in terms of the many nuances of the Great Veil Debate. Instead, "Iqra" commands the book—"read" the many, the multi-faceted, and the defiant voices of Muslim women. "

Jan 28, 2011
Biju Mathew | Issue 16: South Asians and the Politics of Health (12/16/2003)

Experience versus Solidarity in Movement Dynamics

Jan 28, 2011