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7 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Séamus Malekafzali. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Séamus Malekafzali, often where they are interviewed.

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7 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Séamus Malekafzali. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Séamus Malekafzali, often where they are interviewed.

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Ep.373 The U.S Presidential Election with Séamus Malekafzali

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The Trump Show rolls on and whether you believe that we are 3 weeks away from a U.S Presidential election or a referendum on the Donald, you can't look away. Joining us from Minnesota is writer, journalist and friend of the pod, Séamus Malekafzali. We discuss the state of the race, the erosion of the democratic norms, Covid's impact on the campaign and how, even if he wins, Donald Trump will protest the result. Finally we ask how far damaged is America by this current presidency and we beseech both candidates to stop setting the bar so low for the world's expectations of politicians!

Artwork by @Ciaraioch. Music by Alan Maguire and David O'Doherty.

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Oct 13 2020 · 36mins
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Lebanon and Beirut with Séamus Malekafzali Ep.329

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Lebanon was already on its knees before a massive explosion ripped devastatingly through the old city of Beirut. We were delighted to be joined by writer and journalist, Séamus Malekafzali, to take a deep-dive into this tiny country that is too often a strategic chess piece in the games of bigger powers. Séamus explains the nuances and intricacies of modern day Lebanon and how they are interwoven with a colonial past as well as more recent conflicts in the area. A great listen.

Music by Alan Maguire & David O'Doherty

If you want to help you can donate to the Lebanese Red Cross at: www.redcross.org.lb

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Aug 08 2020 · 39mins
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Lebanon and Beirut with Séamus Malekafzali Ep.329

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Lebanon was already on its knees before a massive explosion ripped devastatingly through the old city of Beirut. We were delighted to be joined by writer and journalist, Séamus Malekafzali, to take a deep-dive into this tiny country that is too often a strategic chess piece in the games of bigger powers. Séamus explains the nuances and intricacies of modern day Lebanon and how they are interwoven with a colonial past as well as more recent conflicts in the area. A great listen.

Music by Alan Maguire & David O'Doherty

If you want to help you can donate to the Lebanese Red Cross at: www.redcross.org.lb

Join us: patreon.com/tortoiseshack
Aug 08 2020 · 39mins
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438 - They Moved the Moon feat. Séamus Malekafzali (7/20/20)

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R.I.P. Michael Brooks.

Felix casts a protection spell on our sweet abuela Moon. Virgil breaks down Ilhan Omar’s “problem solving” primary challenger. Will administers Trump’s cognitive test on his cohosts. Then, Will and Felix talk to journalist Séamus Malekafzali about escalating tensions in Iran, Israeli training of U.S. cops, and the collapse of Lebanon’s financial sector.

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and find Séamus’ writing here: https://www.seamus-malekafzali.com/
Jul 21 2020 · 1hr 38mins
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*PREVIEW* In Which Aaron Sorkin Accidentally Writes Joe Biden feat. Séamus Malekafzali

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We did it again. Joined once more by Séamus Malekafzali (@seamus_malek), we reviewed a terrible Hollywood take on America's imperial reach. Another CIA movie. Another movie about empire, except this time it's about a horny congressman who manages to give Al Qaeda a billion dollars. Yep, it's the 2007 Tom Hanks romp CHARLIE WILSON'S WAR, written by Aaron fucking Sorkin. Please enjoy this preview of it.

The full episode (and dozens just like it) is available on our Patreon here: https://www.patreon.com/posts/35574901

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Apr 02 2020 · 10mins
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At the Zagros Mountains of Madness feat. Séamus Malekafzali

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This week, we’re talking Iran escalation and Donald Trump’s genius strategy of galvanizing a nation, but there’s a little more nuance than normal. So, Riley (@raaleh), Hussein (@HKesvani), Nate (@inthesedeserts), and Alice @AliceAvizandum join special guest Séamus Malekafzali (@Seamus_Malek), who’s a writer and analyst working in Beirut. This one will stimulate the logic center of your brain more than a thousand Ben Shapiro podcasts. Hope you enjoy!

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Jan 14 2020 · 1hr 31mins
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Episode 044 - Protests in the Middle East ft. Séamus Malekafzali

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Tom and Don are joined by the journalist Séamus Malekafzali to discuss protests across the Middle East. We start with Lebanon, move on to Iraq and conclude with Iran. How are the protests undermining tenuous political settlements in each country? How aggressive have government forces been in response? Is it going to get worse before it gets better? All this plus a few fun questions at the end.

Séamus's Twitter is @Seamus_Malek and his website is https://www.seamus-malekafzali.com/.

Intro music by auntie004. Outro: Ali Molaei - Shabe Toolani.

Dec 23 2019 · 1hr 10mins