On this episode, we took a look back at the First Intifada following its 30th anniversary. We spoke with Mezna Qato about the history of the First Intifada, it’s legacy, and how it can help us better understand our present moment.
A brief update on what’s going on behind the scenes at Treyf HQ + remembering the attack on the Islamic Cultural Centre of Quebec City, one year later.
We spoke with Tom Pessah, an activist & academic based in Tel Aviv. We talked about his work with Amram, a group working to expose the truth about Israel’s mass kidnapping of Yemenite, Mizrahi and Balkan children in the 1950s. We spoke about the racism that led to these kidnappings, and his investigation into JIMENA, the largest group representing Mizrahi Jews in the US.
As we enter sci-fi blockbuster season, we reached out to Molly Swain and Chelsea Vowel, hosts of the Métis in Space podcast! We talked about the colonial politics of mainstream science fiction and the importance of envisioning decolonial futures.
[This episode was recorded on November 27th]