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Tomorrow Was Shahrivar 1401: Notes on the Iranian Uprisings

Iman Ganji and Jose Rosales . On September 13, Zhina (Mahsa) Amini,1 a twenty-two-year-old Kurdish woman, was arrested and detained by the Iranian “morality police”2 while visiting Tehran with her family from Saqqez (in Iran’s Kurdistan Province). Her charge: allegedly violating the law …

Tomorrow Was Shahrivar 1401: Notes on the Iranian Uprisings

The main losers of 1979, the creators of the new revolution in Iran

By Elham Hoominfar. This article was first published here. Recently in Iran’s largest city, Tehran, Mahsa Amini, a twenty-two-year-old Kurdish woman, was arrested by Iran’s “morality police” for allegedly wearing her government-mandated hijab inappropriately. She was beaten, and three days later, …

The main losers of 1979, the creators of the new revolution in Iran

FIGURING A WOMEN’S REVOLUTION: BODIES INTERACTING WITH THEIR IMAGES

The English translation of this incredible text, written by L, was originally posted here via Jadaliyya [Translated by Alireza Doostdar.] [2]  For Zhina, for Niloofar, for Elaheh, for Mahsa, for Elmira, and for those whose names I have yet to call.  Is the uprising …

FIGURING A WOMEN’S REVOLUTION: BODIES INTERACTING WITH THEIR IMAGES

…NI UNO SOLO; NI UNA MENOS: INTRODUCTION FOR ‘CONVERSATIONS ON THE NEW ERA OF FEMINIST INTERNATIONALISM’

The following is a short introduction for a forthcoming discussion between comrades from an NYC feminist group and an Iranian-Kurdish collective in the first issue of The Reservoir–a new publication run out of Woodbine (NYC) Ni uno solo-Ni Una Menos: this is …

…NI UNO SOLO; NI UNA MENOS: INTRODUCTION FOR ‘CONVERSATIONS ON THE NEW ERA OF FEMINIST INTERNATIONALISM’

Iranian unions, syndicates and protest organizing committees all support the Iranian liberation movement

Free Union of Iranian Workers Mahsa’s murder sparked public anger across the country on Friday evening. Those who gathered in front of the hospital were stopped by the security forces. The Iranian regime, which is hostile to women and freedom, …

Iranian unions, syndicates and protest organizing committees all support the Iranian liberation movement

Reading Karen Barad’s Interview in New Materialism: Interviews & Cartographies

“Agential realism is not a manifesto, it does not take for granted that all is or will or can be made manifest. On the contrary, it is a call, a plea, a provocation, a cry, a passionate yearning for an appreciation …

Reading Karen Barad’s Interview in New Materialism: Interviews & Cartographies

What would it mean to love as a Communist? To love as a comrade?

  ———————————————————————————————- This is a modified excerpt from a forthcoming publication of a roundtable discussion with Jules Joanne Gleeson, Andrew Culp, and myself. The full transcript will be able to be found in the forthcoming issue of Identities Journal. ——————————————————————————————– Q. …

What would it mean to love as a Communist? To love as a comrade?

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