March 20, 2021

Battling Cerberus: 3-Way Fight on Fascism, Capitalism & The State

To discuss Anti-Fascism as well as the Cerberus of Capitalism, The Far Right & The State, I was able to touch base with writers Matthew Lyons & 'Xtn' from the…
March 13, 2021

Down with the Crown! Thiti Jamkajornkeiat on Thailand’s Anti-Monarchy Protests

In Thailand, hundreds of thousands of protestors have been demanding freedom from the systems of Monarchy (Sakdina) & Military Dictatorship that denies them freedom.  To better understand the nuances of…
March 10, 2021

Dr. Atiya Husain: On Abolition & Terrorism in the era of Trump & Biden

Asia Art Tours was honored to be joined by Dr. Atiya Husain for a long-form conversation on her recent Boston Review Article: Terror & Abolition Below please find what I…
March 1, 2021

Bandilang Itim: Philippines & Anarchism (Part 1)

To better understand the history of Anarchism in the Philippines and the state terror unleashed by Rodrigo Duterte, we spoke with the Bandilang Itim collective. They do incredible work building…
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February 21, 2021

Doris Tala Motomura: Inner Mongolia & The Meaning of Land

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…
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February 14, 2021

Dilnur Reyhan – Feminism & Uyghur Resistance

To better understand Uyghur freedom struggles, I was honored to interview Dr. Dilnur Reyhan, president of the European Uyghur Institute. We discuss the work of her institute, how feminism is…
February 6, 2021

Jarrod Shanahan – Abolition & Survival

"We can't go back to normal, because normal was the problem to begin with". This graffiti was seen everywhere in the uprisings of  2020; from Hong Kong to Amsterdam, Berlin…
January 24, 2021

Cooking as Resistance: Liana Aghajanian on Food & Armenian Survival

As one of our founders is Armenian-American,  Asia Art Tours was thrilled to speak with writer Liana Aghajanian on the culinary history and political significance of Armenian food. Liana, besides being…
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January 17, 2021

Inner Mongolia in the Chinese & Mongolian Imagination (Part 2)

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 with…
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January 9, 2021

Promise Li – On Hong Kong’s Far Right & Facing Down Global ‘Trumpism’

 I spoke to Promise Li, a contributor to Lausan & The Nation for a fascinating conversation on how support for the Far Right & Trump, poisoned the Hong Kong Movement and…