15 episodes

a podcast for the girls// grab a cup of mint tea and join Nashwa Lina Khan and friends while they explore issues in politics, pop culture and beyond.

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    • Society & Culture
    • 4.4 • 9 Ratings

a podcast for the girls// grab a cup of mint tea and join Nashwa Lina Khan and friends while they explore issues in politics, pop culture and beyond.

habibtiplease.substack.com

    Canadian Social Movement Series - Episode 15 with Winnipeg Police Cause Harm and Defund Hamilton Police

    Canadian Social Movement Series - Episode 15 with Winnipeg Police Cause Harm and Defund Hamilton Police

    In this episode, Nashwa sits down with two organizers to discuss what defunding the police looks like in different parts of Canada. She’s joined by James Wilt of Winnipeg Police Cause Harm and Sarah Jama of Defund Hamilton Police. This episode about defunding movements across Canada is part of a tiny series of episodes that we will be putting out on Canadian activism and social movements. 

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    • 52 min
    Episode 14 with Vijay Prashad (Premium Teaser)

    Episode 14 with Vijay Prashad (Premium Teaser)

    For our first episode of 2021, we hope we do a bit of popular education as Nashwa sits down to chat with Marxist historian Vijay Prashad. Vijay is currently the director of Tricontinental which we hope people check out! We discuss his newest book Washington Bullets, popular education, the failed coup in Venezuela, Guantanamo Bay, cancel culture, and more.

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    • 5 min
    Episode 13 with Niki Ashton

    Episode 13 with Niki Ashton

    In this episode, Nashwa and Ryan sit down with Niki Ashton, MP for Churchill–Keewatinook Aski. Together they explore the political landscape of the prairies and building a larger left in Canada. They also discuss the Regina Manifesto, the NDP’s labour origins, and current contradictions, and Ashton’s leadership run. International politics also gets some airtime, a favourite topic for Nashwa and Ryan.

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    • 1 hr 42 min
    Episode 12 with Leah Gazan

    Episode 12 with Leah Gazan

    In this episode, Ryan and Nashwa have a second chat with Leah Gazan, Member of Parliament for Winnipeg Centre. They discuss Erin O’Toole’s egregious comments, Canada’s role and complicity in violence abroad, UNDRIP and the Medical Assistance in Dying Legislation. We also get an update on Motion 46.

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    • 32 min
    Canadian Social Movement Series - Episode 11 with Parkdale Organize and The York South-Weston Tenant Union

    Canadian Social Movement Series - Episode 11 with Parkdale Organize and The York South-Weston Tenant Union

    In this episode, Nashwa sits down with two tenant organizers to discuss the eviction blitzes we are presently witnessing in Toronto. She’s joined with Johnny Dib of the York South-Weston Tenant’s Union and Matt Wittman of Parkdale Organize.

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    • 57 min
    Episode 10 with Noam Chomsky (Premium Teaser)

    Episode 10 with Noam Chomsky (Premium Teaser)

    Hi habibtis and habibis! This is the teaser for the special tenth episode of Habibti Please. In the episode, Nashwa co-hosts with friend of the pod Arif Hasan; together the two interview special guest Noam Chomsky. While preparing for the interview, Nashwa and Arif set out to thoughtfully curate a set of questions that were diverse in range and are rarely asked of Dr. Chomsky in recent years. As a result, in the episode the group discusses the reactionary international as well as socialist gains in Bolivia and operationalizes the distinctions between facism and Trump’s reign. Other topics covered include intergenerational conflicts in left politics, Guantanamo Bay, and so much more. You can get the full premium episode by subscribing our Patreon or Substack.

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    • 12 min

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
9 Ratings

9 Ratings

rads18 ,

Amazing Work!

This was brought to my attention by a friend of mine and I’ve only just started listening but can’t wait to finish this series!! Truly amazing work 🤩 also loving the diverse perspectives and commentary 💛 maybe quarantine isn’t so bad anymore 🥰

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