Radio Tahrir resumes our podcasts with new features and highlights from our 24 year archive from broadcasts on WBAI Radio-NY. New podcast posts include the first of our series with South African Muslim scholar and professor Farid Esack, and Iraqi journalist Nermin Al-Mufti's brief acount of Kirkuk City history. New blogs are always on the way; we welcome your comments.
- January 26, 2015
There must be something wrong with a nation when it has to constantly invent its heroes. As if to neutralize in the American mind any unfavorable ramifications of the US government’s summary of the CIA torture report and the growing number of suicides among its veterans, we have another war story for national consumption. This time it’s the film “American Sniper” by Clint Eastwood, yet another reminder of how noble and fierce American soldiers are, also how “we won”.
Voices of Iraq
- Aliya Sousa
- Dr. Aliya Sousa was the daughter and biographer of the remarkable
and prolific Iraqi author, researcher, engineer and hydrologist, Dr.
Ahmed Sousa (1900-1983).
In this 1999 interview in Baghdad, she recalls his early life. Aliya Sousa perished in the bombing of the UN office in Baghdad, August 19, 2003.
Sample Pt 2, reviewing Sousa's research in irrigation 5:43
- Abla Khoury
- Abla Khoury is a Beirut-based theater director. In 2004, as visiting resident director at LaMama Theater, NY, she talks about her latest production, "Expiration Date". Sample Abla Khoury, Beirut-based theater director 4:41
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Truth is a pathless land. If you are following someone else, you'll never find it.
- a poem.. a song..
- "13%", a poem by Amal Bishara
A young Palestinian woman comments on what's left of her homeland Flash
- Qur'an Surat Al-Laila
from 'Approaching the Qur'an' CD, male reciter
- Book review
- Michio Kaku, scientist and talk-radio host's
The Future of the Mind
reviewed by BN Aziz.
- Tahrir Team
Robert E. Meyer
- Read about Robert E. Meyer in the team page.