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Guerrilla History is the podcast that acts as a reconnaissance report of global history for the activist left, and aims to use the lessons of history to analyze the present.


Your hosts are immunobiologist Henry Hakamaki, Professor Adnan Husain, historian and Director of the School of Religion at Queens University, and Revolutionary Left Radio's Breht O'Shea.

We hope that the discussion will be useful to you, and if you have any questions or guest/topic suggestions, email them to us at guerrillahistorypod@gmail.com.


Follow us on social media!  Our podcast can be found on twitter at https://twitter.com/guerrilla_pod, and can be supported on patreon at https://www.patreon.com/guerrillahistory.  Your contributions will make the show possible to continue and succeed!

To follow the hosts, Henry can be found on twitter at https://twitter.com/huck1995, and also has a patreon to help support himself through the pandemic where he breaks down science and public health research and news at https://www.patreon.com/huck1995.  Adnan can be followed on twitter at https://twitter.com/adnanahusain, and also runs The Majlis Podcast, which can be found at https://anchor.fm/msgp-queens, and the Muslim Societies-Global Perspectives group at Queens University, https://www.facebook.com/MSGPQU/.   Breht is the host of Revolutionary Left Radio, which can be followed on twitter at https://twitter.com/RevLeftRadio and on Libsyn at https://revolutionaryleftradio.libsyn.com/, and cohost of The Red Menace Podcast, which can be followed on twitter at https://twitter.com/Red_Menace_Pod and on Libsyn https://redmenace.libsyn.com/.  You can support those two podcasts by visiting https://www.patreon.com/RevLeftRadio and https://www.patreon.com/TheRedMenace.  

Thanks to Ryan Hakamaki, who designed and created the podcast's artwork, and Kevin MacLeod, who creates royalty-free music.

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    • 4.9 • 213 Ratings

Guerrilla History is the podcast that acts as a reconnaissance report of global history for the activist left, and aims to use the lessons of history to analyze the present.


Your hosts are immunobiologist Henry Hakamaki, Professor Adnan Husain, historian and Director of the School of Religion at Queens University, and Revolutionary Left Radio's Breht O'Shea.

We hope that the discussion will be useful to you, and if you have any questions or guest/topic suggestions, email them to us at guerrillahistorypod@gmail.com.


Follow us on social media!  Our podcast can be found on twitter at https://twitter.com/guerrilla_pod, and can be supported on patreon at https://www.patreon.com/guerrillahistory.  Your contributions will make the show possible to continue and succeed!

To follow the hosts, Henry can be found on twitter at https://twitter.com/huck1995, and also has a patreon to help support himself through the pandemic where he breaks down science and public health research and news at https://www.patreon.com/huck1995.  Adnan can be followed on twitter at https://twitter.com/adnanahusain, and also runs The Majlis Podcast, which can be found at https://anchor.fm/msgp-queens, and the Muslim Societies-Global Perspectives group at Queens University, https://www.facebook.com/MSGPQU/.   Breht is the host of Revolutionary Left Radio, which can be followed on twitter at https://twitter.com/RevLeftRadio and on Libsyn at https://revolutionaryleftradio.libsyn.com/, and cohost of The Red Menace Podcast, which can be followed on twitter at https://twitter.com/Red_Menace_Pod and on Libsyn https://redmenace.libsyn.com/.  You can support those two podcasts by visiting https://www.patreon.com/RevLeftRadio and https://www.patreon.com/TheRedMenace.  

Thanks to Ryan Hakamaki, who designed and created the podcast's artwork, and Kevin MacLeod, who creates royalty-free music.

    The Battle of Dien Bien Phu w/ Comrade Luna

    The Battle of Dien Bien Phu w/ Comrade Luna

    In this episode of Guerrilla History, we talk to a very special guest, one whom many of you are probably familiar with-Comrade Luna of the YouTube channel LunaOi!  We discuss the Battle of Dien Bien Phu and its impacts both within Vietnam as well as in liberation struggles globally.  Definitely something we've all been wanting to discuss!

    • 1 hr 51 min
    Amerithrax at 20 w/ Robbie Martin

    Amerithrax at 20 w/ Robbie Martin

    We have another fun Intelligence Briefing this time, with a special guest!  For this conversation to mark the 20th anniversary of the Amerithrax case, we bring onto the show Robbie Martin from Media Roots Radio, who has been doing a tremendous amount of research into the topic.  

    Robbie Martin (alongside his sister Abby) is one of the two cohosts of Media Roots Radio, a show they've been doing since 2010 with a critical eye on American politics and imperialism.  

    • 1 hr 27 min
    COP26 Dispatch w/ Vijay Prashad and Chris Saltmarsh

    COP26 Dispatch w/ Vijay Prashad and Chris Saltmarsh

    In this episode of Guerrilla History, Adnan facilitates a discussion about the recently wrapped up COP26 climate conference, its failures, and what we should look to do going forward!  We are calling this a "Dispatch" as it's a shorter, more "in the moment" episode to ground us for current events.  Our guests are Vijay Prashad, Executive Director of the Tricontinental Institute for Social Research, who was at COP26, and Chris Saltmarsh, co-founder of Labour for a Green New Deal, climate activist, and writ

    • 47 min
    Anniversary Livestream w/ Gerald Horne

    Anniversary Livestream w/ Gerald Horne

    For this special episode of Guerrilla History, we celebrated our one year anniversary by hosting a livestream featuring returning guest and fan favorite, Dr. Gerald Horne!  We covered a lot in this conversation, from Texas and the historical roots of US fascism, the need for Cuban solidarity, recent books and movies that have caught Dr. Horne's eye, and more!  If you haven't already heard our previous episode with him on The Counterrevolution of 1776, check that out too, some of these themes are connecte

    • 1 hr 9 min
    Anniversary Livestream Announcement

    Anniversary Livestream Announcement

    Guerrilla History is celebrating its one year anniversary!

    Join us for our inaugural livestream on Saturday, November 6 at 6pm Eastern Time, with special guest Dr. Gerald Horne!  The livestream can be viewed on the Revolutionary Left Radio youtube channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCGz5KS3SlLJHSVc4HtYH3QA.  Be sure to subscribe and set your notifications on!  The audio will also be uploaded onto our general feed for podcast listeners.

    • 7 min
    USAID: Crossover with Radio Free Amanda

    USAID: Crossover with Radio Free Amanda

    In this special crossover episode of Guerrilla History, we collaborate with friend of the show Amanda Yee and her podcast Radio Free Amanda to discuss the history and somewhat covert imperialism of USAID.  This is a conversation that was very interesting to do the background research before, and was a very fun conversation in itself!

    You can follow Amanda on twitter @catcontentonly and support her and her show at https://www.patreon.com/radiofreeamanda. 

    • 1 hr 27 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
213 Ratings

213 Ratings

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Solidarity from NY!

One of the best leftist podcasts period!!!

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Viva Guerrilla History, viva Fidel!

Great podcast that always delivers new knowledge of the people’s struggles.

Mao O. ,

Wonderful!

Great podcast- I love Brett from Rev Left Radio podcast and this spinoff doesn’t disappoint either.

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