In Louisiana, Hurricane Ida made landfall west of New Orleans 16 years to the day after Hurricane Katrina. While much of the meager media attention related to Ida focused on New Orleans – which lost power and still is without some basic services, particularly in lower-income neighborhoods – the brunt of the damage occurred in the smaller, so-called “river parishes.” Read more for ways to support our comrades in South Louisiana. ...

We stand in solidarity with the people of Ayiti as they struggle to rebuild after a 7.2 magnitude earthquake devastated its southwestern region on August 14th. We are disgusted by the recent abuse of Haitian immigrants by US border patrol in Del Rio, TX, and call for the abolition of ICE and the entire prison industrial complex....

AgitArte stands in solidarity with the Palestinians fighting for the liberation of their land and people. We call for the end of Israeli occupation and ethnic cleansing of Palestinians and we condemn the Israeli settler colonial state (and all settler colonial states including the U.S.) and the U.S.’s active military financing of the ongoing Nakba in Palestine....

Elizam Escobar was an artist, painter, poet, and member of the FALN (Armed Forces for National Liberation). He was arrested with 10 other Puerto Rican freedom fighters in a van in Chicago, Illinois on April 4th, 1980. In this episode, we interview his lawyer, longtime friend and one of the leaders in the campaign to Free All Puerto Rican Political Prisoners, Jan Susler....

As part of our Artist Profile Series we interview each of our artists about their creative work, how they first got connected with AgitArte and Papel Machete and their reflections on the work today. We are excited to share the second interview of the series, featuring our amazing Co-Director, Sugeily Rodríguez Lebrón....