AcademiaContemporaryProtest
December 22, 2020

Cassie da Costa – How America Consumes Black Celebrity while Destroying Black Lives

This is the conclusion of our 2- part conversation w. Cassie da Costa (New Yorker, Daily Beast and Vanity Fair).  We discuss Cardi B, the NBA's failed strike for Black Lives…
ContemporaryIndiaJapan
December 14, 2020

Shaan Amin: On Manga in the era of MAGA

I spoke to Atlantic and New Republic contributor Shaan Amin for a wide-ranging conversation on how comics and YouTube are being pulled in radically different directions by fanbases on the…
ChinaIslamReligion
December 6, 2020

Guangtian Ha – On the Hui Muslims of China

We were thrilled to speak to Guangtian Ha of Haverford College on the Hui Muslims of China. We discuss the history of Hui Muslims and how the Hui have (so…
AcademiaActivismMiddle East
November 29, 2020

Joey Ayoub: On Lebanon’s Diaspora and Identity in a Dying World (Part 2)

This is the conclusion of my 2 part conversation with writer and organizer Joey Ayoub. We hope this conversation, which blends the personal & political, inspires discussion on Lebanon, Identity…
ActivismCentral AsiaChina
November 22, 2020

The Silencing of Inner Mongolia (Part 1)

To better understand the sudden wave of state violence that China has unleashed on Inner Mongolia we spoke with Doris Tala Motomura. Doris (a pseudonym for safety) is intimately familiar…
ActivismChinaContemporary
November 9, 2020

Chuang (闯): On Strikes, Riots & Solidarity with China (Part 2)

We’re delighted to bring you the conclusion of our interview with the Chuang Collective.  They produce some of the most useful and radical scholarship on China, Communism, Labor, & Organizing. We…
AcademiaActivismContemporary
October 31, 2020

Cassie da Costa on Black Lives Matter & The Limits of Black Celebrity (Part 1)

To better understand the conservative nature of Black celebrities in our revolutionary now,  I spoke to Cassie da Costa (New Yorker, Daily Beast and Vanity Fair). Cassie pens the sharpest…
AcademiaMiddle EastPhilosophy
October 25, 2020

Joey Ayoub: On Lebanon’s Collapse & Mental Health in a Dying World (Part 1)

This is part 1 of a 2 part series with my friend the writer and organizer Joey Ayoub. We hope this conversation, which blends the personal and political, inspires more…
AcademiaActivismChina
October 25, 2020

Chuang (闯): On Covid, Capitalism & China (Part 1)

We're delighted to bring you part 1 of our interview with the Chuang Collective.  They produce some of the most useful and radical scholarship on China, Communism, Labor, & Organizing.…
ActivismThailand
October 13, 2020

Netiwit Chotiphatphaisal on Thailand’s Youth in Revolt

With Thailand's remarkable youth-led protests showing no sign of slowing down, I wanted to speak with some of the young people taking great risks to change Thailand. This is a…