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To celebrate our 20th year, SAMAR collaborates with the SAADA, the South Asian American Digital Archives! Check out an issue from 2002!

In honor of SAMAR's 20th year, we bring you an issue from the past via SAADA, the South Asian American Digital Archives! ...

Story - By: - 2012-06-18 15:23 - 16 comments

Letters to a Desi Radical (in the Making): Review of Uncle Swami: South Asians in America Today by Vijay Prashad

Junaid Rana gives his take on Vijay Prashad's latest text, Uncle Swami ...

Story - By: - 2012-06-18 14:53 - 2 comments

Towards Critical Solidarity

In SASI's (South Asia Solidarity Initiative) previous two special columns to SAMAR, members focused on campaigns on POSCO, ‘Land Grabs and Corporate Steel’ and the pressing problem of Kashmir, ‘Of Silences, Suffering and Solidarity: ...

Story - By: - 2012-01-16 17:22 - 95 comments

September 11th and the Future We've Built

The passage of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) this New Year's eve signals that rather than closing the facility, the government is interested in finding new uses for Guantánamo. We thought it would be worthwhile to revisit Ramzi ...

Story - By: - 2012-01-11 00:42 - 20 comments

'There are No Rules Here:' A Visitor's Guide to Guantanamo and the Military Commissions

In 2006, two attorneys observed military commissions for four weeks in Guantanamo Bay.  We revisit their conclusions that the detentions and legal process afforded the detainees held there harm the U.S.'s already diminishing reputation as a leader ...

Story - By: - 2012-01-11 00:28 - 140 comments

Of Silences, Suffering and Solidarity: Facing South Asia’s “Original Sin”

A monthly column by South Asia Solidarity Initiative that discusses current social justice issues in South Asia and the imperative of transnational solidarity. This month, Mohamad Junaid and Balmurli Natrajan explore the need for South Asians to rise in ...

Story - By: - 2011-12-12 22:11 - 11 comments

Land Grabs and Corporate Steel

This new monthly column, contributed by members of the South Asia Solidarity Initiative, discusses current social justice issues in South Asia and the imperative of transnational solidarity. This month features a discussion of the Anti-POSCO campaign ...

Story - By: - 2011-11-14 01:23 - 0 comments

The Islamophobic Warriors

Yet the ranks of the Islamophobic phalanx goes beyond the evangelical right and the Tea Party movement. Among their cadre are fixtures of the security establishment, the foreign policy elite and the academy. ...

Story - By: - 2011-11-06 22:27 - 3 comments

Wrestling the Dinosaur: Reflections on the Post 9/11 Decade

American imperialism is like a dinosaur fighting extinction.  There are two long term trajectories that have continuously intersected and are leading to its failure - the “super power” infrastructure of mass violence that gave rise to insurgents and the ...

Story - By: - 2011-09-14 00:00 - 13 comments

September 11th and the Future We've Built

By placing civilian law enforcement on a single continuum with military options, the government has set the stage for the (further) militarization of American society. ...

Story - By: - 2011-09-11 18:24 - 6 comments

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