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Latest Episodes

Thawra Ep. 12 – Origins of Saudi Reaction
June 09, 2024

Featuring Abdel Razzaq Takriti, this is the TWELFTH episode of Thawra (Revolution), our mini-series on Arab radicalism in the 20th century. Todays installment tells the story of Saudi Arabia, a count

Gaza and the US Conjuncture w/ Dylan Saba and Waleed Shahid
May 31, 2024

Featuring Dylan Saba and Waleed Shahid on how Israels genocide in Gaza and the mass solidarity movement opposing it are transforming US politics. This anti-imperialist internationalist moment marks a

Thawra Ep. 11 – Ba’ath Seize Power
May 23, 2024

Featuring Abdel Razzaq Takriti, this is the ELEVENTH episode of Thawra (Revolution), our rolling mini-series on Arab radicalism in the 20th century. Todays installment tells the story of the destruct

Thawra Ep. 10 – Iraqi Revolution, Communist Power
May 11, 2024

Featuring Abdel Razzaq Takriti, this is the TENTH episode of Thawra (Revolution), our rolling mini-series on Arab radicalism in the 20th century. Todays installment tells the story of Iraqs 1958 Jul

Thawra Ep. 9 – Palestine on the Road to Revolution
May 03, 2024

Featuring Abdel Razzaq Takriti, this is the NINTH episode of Thawra (Revolution), our rolling mini-series on Arab radicalism in the 20th century. Todays installment covers the creation of a Palestini

Thawra Ep. 8 – Origins of the Arab New Left
April 26, 2024

Featuring Abdel Razzaq Takriti, this is the EIGHTH episode of Thawra (Revolution), our rolling mini-series on Arab radicalism in the 20th century. A compact introduction to the Movement of Arab Nation

Scholars Against Genocide
April 19, 2024

Featuring Noura Erakat, Avi Shlaim, Ussama Makdisi, Ilan Papp, Ghada Ageel Hamdan, and Abdel Razzaq Takriti on the ongoing Israeli genocide against Palestinians in Gaza. Recorded at the World Academi

Thawra Ep. 7 – United Arab Republic Against Eisenhower
April 10, 2024

Featuring Abdel Razzaq Takriti, this is the SEVENTH episode of Thawra (Revolution), our rolling mini-series on Arab radicalism in the 20th century. Todays installment lays out the the USs Eisenhower

Thawra Ep. 6 – Cold War Heats Up
April 02, 2024

Featuring Abdel Razzaq Takriti, this is the SIXTH episode of Thawra (Revolution), our rolling mini-series on Arab radicalism in the 20th century. Todays installment lays out the intensification of th

Thawra Ep. 5 – The Struggle for Syria
March 23, 2024

Featuring Abdel Razzaq Takriti, this is the FIFTH episode of Thawra (Revolution), our rolling mini-series on Arab radicalism in the 20th century. Todays installment lays out the early years of a stru

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