May 11, 2019
Lama helo wadaadow, waxaan cidi ku hawsheene! (Ohi my people! nothing good is got for free) – A poem by Cabdillaahi Suldaan Timacadde, 1960...
November 27, 2018
The Polis Project's Suchitra Vijayan speaks to Zillah Eisenstein, a prominent and prolific feminist scholar and activist. She is the author...
January 12, 2018
A dispatch from a middle class neighbourhood in Tehran In the evenings, children play in Khoshi (Happy), an alleyway in western Tehran...
March 15, 2017
Selma Selman’s art addresses issues of “prejudice, survival, self-emancipation, and collective freedom.” This young Bosnian artist of Roma...
May 31, 2016
A critic recently suggested to Hollie Davis that if she continues to just make art “about black people,” she will “end up in the February...
February 9, 2016
Happy Birthday, Alice Walker!
December 16, 2015
Gandhi famously quipped that when a woman can walk without fear on a midnight street, India would have truly achieved independence. In the...
December 6, 2015
“Groped in a train between Bandra and Dadar. First class compartment.” - Mumbai “I was going to Shahdara metro station. On the way a man...
November 23, 2015
Editor’s Introduction Shirin Bismallah’s poems are disarming. The language enfolds, protects, we might say, the consciousness inside the...
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