How Much Can You Blame Your Childhood for How You Are?
This week, we discuss how our upbringing shapes us in adulthood, and how much we should hold our parents/guardians responsible
Pan Asian, Women
In the Gig Economy, Customers are Complicit in Labor Exploitation
“My life depends on ratings and they’ve understood that."
The Afghanistan you don’t see on TV
A selection of Afghan films including Afghan Women, which shares the words of the women and their lives in seclusion suggest both the satisfying and the limiting aspects of a woman's role in a rural Afghan community.
La entrevista con Juan Francisco Sandoval
In a Latino Rebels Radio exclusive en español, former Guatemalan anti-corruption prosecutor Juan Francisco Sandoval speaks with host Julio Ricardo Varela about the challenges faced by Guatemala’s fight against corruption, his investigations on current president Alejandro Giammattei, and his subsequent exile from the country.
Workers in the Global South are making a living playing the blockchain game Axie Infinity
Part Pokémon Go, part NFT economy, the online game has replaced regular jobs for many players
Pan Asian, Latino
New podcast PRESSED brings three of our faves together for unfiltered, unapologetic gossip
Nella Rose, Mariam Musa and Adeola Patronne sit down with gal-dem to talk about their latest collaboration
Women, Pan African
THE GRAPEVINE | DaBaby, Homophobia & Cancel Culture
With DaBaby's recent controversial comments at Rolling Loud, the panelists come together to discuss homophobia in Hip Hop and cancel culture. Will the consequences that Da Baby faced deter homophobia in Hip Hop? Does Da Baby have a right to his "opinion"?
Can The Chinese Diaspora Speak?
The political speech of the Chinese diaspora has a long history as a site of critique and co-optation by U.S empire and its enabling discourses. Amidst a new apex in Cold War Sinophobia, we trace the discursive circumscription of “overseas Chinese” as a political category, from Qing-era anti-colonialism to 20th century Cold War liberalism and beyond.
Stablecoins find a use case in Africa’s most volatile markets
Pegged to the dollar, these cryptocurrencies can offer respite from inflation — but come at a risk.
Women’s Entry In the NDA Might Change Curriculum, Infrastructure
The Supreme Court’s decision to allow women in the military academy has sparked debate about inclusivity in the military.
Urbanization Is Causing Mammals to Grow Bigger in Size, Shows Study
While climate change is causing some animals to shrink, city-based mammals are becoming heftier due to human food waste.
Ep. 286: The Tiresome Cultural Appropriation War Pt. 1 (ft. Trevor Beaulieu)
Chris and Millie, along with EFPA's favorite guest Trevor Beaulieu from Champagne Sharks, go in on the latest ridiculous cultural appropriation brouhaha involving attacks on a white British woman, Pippa Middlehurst, for authoring an Asian cookbook. They look at the root causes of this cultural appropriation angst among minorities, as well as the possible reasons that young white women seem to frequently be the target of these cultural appropriation crusades, which are often spearheaded by women of color.
What the Loss of Movie Theaters Means for a Culture
By endangering the legacy of cinema halls, the pandemic has denied people a gateway to entertainment, and a part of their own selves.
UNESCO’s new World Heritage Site in Madrid was once a racist human zoo
Behind the beautiful facade of Retiro Park's Palacio de Cristal lies the dark history of the human zoo it once housed.
Pan Asian, Latino
Why Alibaba’s sexual assault scandal is no #MeToo moment
Alibaba's corporate culture is far from the only obstacle to creating a more equitable workplace for women in China.
Pan Asian, Women
Single Mothers Conceiving Via IVF Need Not Disclose Sperm Donor’s Name: Kerala HC
For such applicants, the court prescribed a separate form that does not ask for the name and other details of the father.
Pan Asian, Women
Gyude Moore Reflects on Hichilema's Victory in Zambia and Why China is Calling in Its Loans in Kenya
A lot of major developments this week in the China-Africa space following Zambia's landslide election victory for opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema and new debt repayment challenges in Kenya for the embattled Standard Gauge Railway.
Pan African, Pan Asian
“We do not feel safe”: A Kabul-based crisis alert app struggles to protect its own employees
Sara Wahedi’s startup is meant to provide real-time alerts on everyday crises to Afghans. Now, she’s rushing to protect her staff.
Is Imam Hussain Still Relevant Today?
Imam Hussain refused to stay silent: his repudiation of the crimes of the Umayyad dynasty is an inspiration to all those fighting for the dignity of life.
The History of the Taliban: A Look at Afghanistan Then and Now
The Taliban aims to take back what was lost in the early 2000s; their Islamic emirate with their interpretation of Islamic law.
What We Know About Intranasal Covid19 Vaccines So Far
Intranasal vaccines can be administered by untrained healthcare workers too, and in smaller quantities than intramuscular ones.
Navigating vaginismus when sex before marriage is taboo in your culture
Content warning: sexual trauma
A British Pakistani woman opens up about her journey.
“How Could They Not Hate You Forever?”
As U.S. forces leave Afghanistan, veterans reflect on two decades of failure.
How Google, Facebook and Walmart stole Paytm’s fintech crown in India
The payments giant pioneered digital wallets in India, but has since lost out to well-funded competition from abroad.
#ParoPlurinacional: National Strike in Guatemala
Mayan activist Andrea Ixchiu (@Andreakomio) provides an overview of what is taking place in Guatemala, the demands of Indigenous communities such as calls for a plurinational government, among other topics.
“Afghan women are capable of everything”: The country’s all-girls robotics team discuss an uncertain future
Prior to the Afghan government's collapse, the Afghan Dreamers reflect on their hopes and fears.
How Corporate Greed Led to the California Wildfires
Ana Kasparian explores how the Pacific Gas and Electric Company’s history of cost-cutting measures and failure to repair old equipment have led to devastating wildfires, both in the past and now.
The Worst Ex-President Ever? — Liza Featherstone
Jacobin columnist Liza Featherstone argues that Barack Obama may rank as one of the worst ex-presidents of all time, thanks to his ongoing and blatant disregard for the public interest after leaving office.
#StopCambo: Unsure of where to begin with climate action? Start by fighting this UK oil field development
Experts have said we must immediately stop oil or gas extraction to save the planet. So why are Tories developing a giant oil field in Scotland?
Covid-19 passports might sound like they’ll keep us safe, but for queer people of colour the opposite is true
Queer clubs should be safe spaces but Covid-19 passports will only harm us in the long run.
We Didn’t Start the Fire
The Red Nation podcast co-host Nick Estes (@nickwestes) joins RPH co-hosts Elena Ortiz (@spiritofpopay) and Melanie Yazzie to discuss this long hot summer of climate catastrophe and political backlash against last year’s uprising.
Cuba's Homemade Ventilators
U.S. sanctions blocked two Swiss companies from selling ventilators to Cuba. So Cuban engineers figured out how to make their own using open-source designs from MIT and University College London.
Pan African, Latino
Ep. 285: The Time's Up Protection Racket
Jess, Teen, and Chris discuss the aftermath of Roberta Kaplan's resignation from Time's Up (for her pro-Cuomo work) and how the whole #MeToo/#TimesUp movement has come to resemble some twisted melding of a religion and a mafia-like protection racket.
Pan Asian, Women
Strangers Never Again | Chapter 2
For the first time, we hear from Marissa. Her own journey the last 10 years has shined a light on romance that she wasn't ever expecting, but it has also led back to Josh.
10 days in the Seychelles for the Muslim Traveller
Here is everything you need to know about planning the perfect travel experience in Seychelles!
Lawmakers Keep Failing the Homeless
Nando Vila discusses the ongoing homelessness crisis in Venice Beach, California and why city policymakers seem to be more interested in directing public funding to building luxury hotels than much-needed housing for the homeless.
THIS IS REVOLUTION>podcast Ep. 169: The Crisis in Black Politics w/ Briahna Joy Gray
In the history of American politics, there has never been a movement rooted in improving the lives of working class and poor Americans that did not include Black people. What are the consequences of contemporary Black electoral Black politics being rooted in the corporate right wing of the Democratic party with a large number of White progressives to its left? We will ask former Bernie Sanders communication director, Briahna Joy Gray that question and more.