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Thawra Ep. 4 – From the Nakba to Nasser
March 11, 2024

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

Thawra Ep. 3 – The Post-Colonial Arab State System
March 04, 2024

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

Thawra Ep. 2 – Birth of Arab Nationalism
February 27, 2024

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

Thawra Ep. 1 – Europe’s Imperial Juggernaut
February 21, 2024

Featuring Abdel Razzaq Takriti, this is the first episode of Thawra (Revolution), our rolling mini-series on Arab radicalism in the 20th century. Todays installment sets the stage: European imperiali

Your Money Or Your Life w/ Luke Messac
February 07, 2024

Featuring Luke Messac on Your Money or Your Life: Debt Collection in American Medicine. An estimated 100 million people in the US are in debt because they sought medical treatment. Medical debt exacer

The German Question w/ Emily Dische-Becker
January 31, 2024

Featuring Emily Dische-Becker on how Germany became attached to a wildly narcissistic anti-antisemitism and Israeli proxy nationalism that have made it one of the most anti-Palestinian governments on

Yemen and the Houthis w/ Helen Lackner
January 23, 2024

Featuring Helen Lackner on the Houthis, the politics of their attacks on Red Sea shipping, and the long history of Yemen from British colonial Aden through the current civil war. - Read Helen's artic

Very Important People w/ Ashley Mears
January 13, 2024

Featuring Ashley Mears on her book Very Important People: Status and Beauty in the Global Party Circuit. Mears, a sociologist and former fashion model, explores the super-elite "models and bottles" pa

Colonialism, Zionism, Sectarianism w/ Ussama Makdisi
January 06, 2024

Featuring Ussama Makdisi on how Western colonialism and Zionism exploited, exacerbated, and imposed sectarianism across the Arab Middle East. This is the SECOND of a two-part interview. - Support The

Seasons Greetings: Peruse our vast archives!
December 30, 2023

We are OFF this week. In the meantime, peruse our vast archives at thedigradio.com. Support The Dig at Patreon.com/TheDig.

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