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American Data Companies and the War on Gaza – A discussion with James Bamford

We discusse the intricate dynamics between the NSA, software company Palantir, Israel, and Gaza, and the role of artificial intelligence (AI) in surveillance and military operations. He sheds light on how Palantir, a data analytics company, has been...

From Tampa to Gaza: Stories of Solidarity and Struggle

In this compelling episode of True Talk, host Ahmed Bedier speaks with two Tampa Bay area women standing up to help Gaza in their own unique ways. They represent a part of the growing national...

TrueTalk Takes a Break This Week To Fundraise

This week's episode is a little different – and by different, we mean you can absolutely skip it unless you love listening to us chat about money (yes, it's our fundraising drive episode). We're taking...

Jason Shawwa’s Glimpse into Gaza’s Reality: Unfiltered Stories from Life Under Israeli Occupation and the Fragile Ceasefire

This week, we delved deep into the heart of Gaza with Jason Shawwa, an American-born Palestinian who calls Gaza home. Joined by Ahmed Bedier and Samar Jarrah, Jason shared his poignant story against the backdrop...

Florida House Rep. Angie Nixon on the Hateful Response to Her Gaza Ceasefire Resolution

Florida House Rep. Angie Nixon  (Dem FL-13) speaks with Ahmed Bedier on why she introduced a ceasefire resolution calling to end the bombing of Gaza, where some 10,000 civilians, including 4000 children have been killed....

Laila el-Haddad on what Israel is doing to Gaza and what Palestinians want

Israel has been bombing the Gaza strip non-stop for almost 4 weeks killing over 9000 civilians more than third of which are children and displacing over one million people. Israeli leaders say their goal is...

Palestine Writes Literature Festival and Attempts to Shut it Down

Ahmed and Samar spoke with Susan Darraj and Laura Albast about the Palestine Writes Literature Festival, the largest Palestinian Literature Festival gathering in North America. Sadly, some Zionist organizations tried to shut the festival down....

Interview with author of “Between Two Moons”.

Samar spoke to American Arab novelist Aisha Abdel Gawad about her new novel Between Two Moon. Set in the Arab immigrant enclave of Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, following three siblings coming of age over the course of...

A conversation with Imam Derrick Peat

On the occasion of Eid Al-Adha (festival of Sacrifice) we replay Ahmed Bedier’s conversation with Imam Derrick peat on faith and the Imam’s unusual journey to Islam.

Palestinian Chef Fadi Kattan talks food cultural appropriation and occupation

Ahmed Bedier and Samar Jarrah discuss food cultural appropriation and the Israeli occupation with Palestinian Chef Fadi Kattan.

True Talk: Tunisia

This week on True Talk, we will have guest speaker, Mongi Dhaouadi. We will be discussing Tunisia. Tune into the show on Thursday.
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Ali Abunimah live on TrueTalk Radio show with Ahmed Bedier and Samar Jarrah

Journalist and author Ali Abunimah was the guest on TrueTalk radio show with Ahmed Bedier and Samar Jarrah.  Listen to the full audio here http://www.wmnf.org/events/true-talk/ select show August 21, 2015. Ali Abunimah is the author of...

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