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Ilhan Omar

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Latest 20 Oct 2020 | Updated Daily

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Rep. Ilhan Omar: What Can America Look Like?

Talk Easy with Sam Fragoso

Growing up Black in this country, Angela Davis taught Rep. Ilhan Omar that you must be “internally liberated to fight for external liberation”. As the first Somali-American elected to Congress, Omar has routinely fought for that external liberation. She joins us today, from Washington, to discuss the passing of George Floyd and her father (5:55), the challenge of making police reform a bi-partisan issue in Congress (11:18), the valuable mistakes made in her first term in the House (15:44), her refusal to “assume the posture of the good immigrant” (21:25), how she's handled the personal, xenophobic comments from President Trump (24:55), why she continues to reinvest in the youth (32:10), and what she hopes America will look like in the years ahead (40:15).  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com


11 Oct 2020

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Ilhan Omar

The Carlos Watson Show

Carlos talks to a member of The Squad, the four young progressive Members of Congress who are all women of color. U.S. Representative Ilhan Omar of Minnesota talks about her childhood as a refugee and how she got involved in American politics. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com


3 Oct 2020

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"Exceptional Bitches" (with Rep. Ilhan Omar)


This week Erin Ryan and Alyssa Mastromonaco talk to Congresswoman Ilhan Omar to breakdown why men think it’s okay to call a colleague a “fucking bitch”. Then Grace Parra stops by to debate the difference between being special and exceptional. Then what you definitely shouldn’t be telling someone on their period in I Feel Petty. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

1hr 18mins

23 Jul 2020

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Ilhan Omar

Going Through It

Tracy and Ilhan Omar, U.S. Representative from Minnesota’s 5th district, discuss Ilhan’s journey from Somalia to America and how she remains strong amid criticism on the public stage.


21 Jul 2020

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Ep. 97: A Conversation with Minneapolis’ Only Member of Congress (feat. Congresswoman Ilhan Omar)

Rumble with Michael Moore

Congresswoman Ilhan Omar represents the district where Minneapolis police murdered George Floyd, and where an uprising against injustice was sparked in the wake of his death. She joins Michael to discuss the Floyd Rebellion, the recent death of her father due to complications with Covid-19, Israel’s planned illegal annexation of more Palestinian land, and Prince — who always knew the Revolution was in Minneapolis. ********** Rep. Ilhan Omar: Minnesota can lead in social transformation: https://www.startribune.com/minnesota-can-lead-in-social-transformation/571512562/ Gallup Poll: Americans Want More, Not Less, Immigration for First Time https://news.gallup.com/poll/313106/americans-not-less-immigration-first-time.aspx The Squad Victory Fund: https://secure.actblue.com/donate/squad-launch? ********** Music in the episode: 1999 - Prince https://open.spotify.com/track/7MoJIfitwutdf2B9RbJddt?si=6bPimND6T1icidmEmy-p1A Baltimore - Prince https://open.spotify.com/track/2dp2JM92DMNoEwzdIpe7KO?si=Y_ua87Z-T-u1fPsu7oFfNQ ********** Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/rumble-with-michael-moore/message


3 Jul 2020

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Ilhan Omar

Current Affairs

Current Affairs interviewer-in-chief Eli Massey speaks to Ilhan Omar, Congresswoman for Minnesota's 5th district. Together, they discuss her new book, This Is What America Looks Like, as well as foreign policy, Israel, drone strikes, Margaret Thatcher, Prince, and more.The book: https://www.harpercollins.com/9780062954213/this-is-what-america-looks-like/ Ilhan Omar's Twitter: https://twitter.com/IlhanMN Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RepIlhan/ Show notes:AIPAC-backed letter calling for an arms embargo on Iran, which Ilhan Omar signed onto https://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2020/05/ilhan-omar-aipac-letter-trump-iran-israel-lobbying.html Amnesty International calling for an arms embargo on Israel https://www.amnesty.org/en/latest/news/2018/04/israel-arms-embargo-needed-as-military-unlawfully-kills-and-maims-gaza-protesters/ Ilhan Omar's Pathway to Peace bills https://omar.house.gov/media/press-releases/rep-omar-introduces-pathway-peace-bold-foreign-policy-vision-united-states AOC interviewed by Glenn Greenwald in 2018, saying “I think we need new leadership.” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zuoKLLLpiuE&feature=youtu.be&t=1589 Ilhan Omar's favorite Prince songs: "When Doves Cry" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IUc0R8bbWQE "The Most Beautiful Girl in the World" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uFtfrd8_K9k Ilhan Omar calls for more transparency around drone strikes https://www.thedailybeast.com/ilhan-omar-demands-answers-on-civilian-deaths-in-somalia?ref=author&fbclid=IwAR0-2XTSM7IxKbRtaH-YgsxMDgaaGO831ht8NR-aIvMN3rFCWF-r9Y55czU The Ilhan Omar/Obama Politico controversy recounted https://www.mediaite.com/online/politico-reporter-fires-back-after-rep-ilhan-omar-claims-obama-comments-distorted/ Obama has deported more people than Trump https://thehill.com/latino/470900-deportations-lower-under-trump-than-obama-report Immigrant children were forcibly injected with drugs at concentration camps under the Obama administration (see dates mentioned in the lawsuit) https://www.revealnews.org/blog/immigrant-children-forcibly-injected-with-drugs-lawsuit-claims/ Chip Gibbons' article which found that that the FBI opened terrorism investigations into a non-violent solidarity organization because they sympathize with Palestinians and are anti-capitalist. https://theintercept.com/2020/04/05/israel-palestine-fbi-terrorism-investigation/?fbclid=IwAR37_c828nANlo5uFg4-jAK8FY7V5shpbcx7vvPQUDh2EozduDBPVPdB_Y0 The FBI has labeled people involved with the Black Lives Matter movement as "Black Identity Extremists" https://theintercept.com/2019/10/29/fbi-surveillance-black-activists/ The FBI and Chicago Police Department murdered Black Panthers Fred Hampton and Mark Clark https://www.currentaffairs.org/2019/05/the-chicago-police-department-tortured-people Nancy Pelosi's record https://www.currentaffairs.org/2019/11/pelosi-must-go-2/


27 May 2020

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Leftward Joe with Rep. Ilhan Omar

What A Day

We interview Congresswoman Ilhan Omar about what progressives want from presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden and what steps Congress should take next to address the pandemic. Neighboring states are forming coalitions to make plans to lift restrictions. Coronavirus will delay the result of the census by an estimated four months. And in headlines: Amazon to resume normal sales of non-essential items, the Supreme Court plans to argue on the phone, and Yosemite is for the bears. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices


14 Apr 2020

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Dig: Organize and Fight with Ilhan Omar


Pep talk time: Dan interviews Rep. Ilhan Omar to give us some perspective and prepare us for the fight ahead.Please support this podcast at Patreon.com/TheDig See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.


12 Mar 2020

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Organize and Fight with Ilhan Omar

The Dig

Pep talk time: Dan interviews Rep. Ilhan Omar to give us some perspective and prepare us for the fight ahead.Read the full transcript from Jacobin here.Please support this podcast at Patreon.com/TheDig


12 Mar 2020

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“AMERICA'S FUTURE?” - Winnie meets Congresswoman Ilhan Omar


A candid and fascinating conversation between Winnie and "her sister" US Congresswoman Ilhan Omar. "America does not suffer from scarcity, America suffers from greed" famously said Congresswoman Omar – who represents Minnesota’s 5th Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives. Congresswoman Omar and Winnie Byanyima both were born in, and fled East Africa. Both know firsthand the effects and horrors of war. Both lived as refugees. Both are black women. Feminists.And both are vocal about fighting extreme inequality. Winnie has a very personal conversation with Rep. Omar about her journey, what fighting inequality means to her and her being part of so many struggles and identities. She discusses with Rep. Omar the exciting steps to truly build a world that is a little more just, and a little more equal.Hosted by Nadia Daar and Nabil Ahmed. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.


28 Oct 2019