The Greed for Ilm Podcast

This episode Lee Camp joins us. He is an American comedian, actor, writer and activist. He talks about his background, his Moment of Clarity podcast, and more. Lee provided a catharsis for millions of people when he went live on Fox News and called the network a “parade of propaganda and a festival of ignorance.” His...

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Mr. Napoleon Gomez joins us today. He has served as president and general secretary of the National Mine, Metal, and Steel Workers Union of Mexico. Since his unanimous election in 2002, he has been reelected six times consecutively. He is an Oxford-educated economist and also a member of the international executive committee of IndustriALL Global...

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Category:GFI Podcast -- posted at: 9:25am EDT

This episode I had a very unique and controversial guest. He is an openly Gay Muslim Imam. With same-sex marriage being a hot topic here in the US I was curious as to his background, where he studied Islam, how he thinks homosexuality is allowed in Islam and whether if he was willing to debate a...

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What are Democratic NGOs? Dr. Julie Fisher joins us this episode to talk about her book “Importing Democracy: The Role of NGOs in South Africa, Tajikistan and Argentina”. Dr. Fisher makes a valid point that after the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, “exporting democracy” has not been effective at all. Through her book she makes...

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Category:GFI Podcast -- posted at: 5:14am EDT

Human Activist Jamila Hanan talks about the Rohingya genocide in Myanmar. She is a web developer and human rights defender based in the UK who is working alongside other concerned individuals primarily through the use of the internet and social media. She helps shed light on the Burma genocide in Rohingya. Visit Jamila’s Blog and follow...

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Category:GFI Podcast -- posted at: 4:33am EDT

Sami Yusuf joins us this episode. He’s an internationally renowned British Muslim singer-songwriter, composer, producer and philanthropist. Even though he has sold well over 10 million records worldwide, he is extremely humble and down to earth. Sami is involved in humanitarian initiatives, supporting, among others, Islamic Relief and Save the Children. Visit Sami Yusuf’s website and follow him on Twitter @SamiYusuf...

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This episode I speak with Maz Jobrani. Maz shares his road to comedy and acting, as well as some advice for aspiring comics. Maz Jobrani can be contacted via his website or Twitter @MazJobrani About Maz Maz Jobrani is a founding member of The Axis of Evil Comedy Tour, which aired on Comedy Central in 2007. He has...

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This episode I speak with Abby Martin. She is an investigative journalist, activist and host of “Breaking the Set” on RT (Russia Today). Abby is also Founder of Media Roots Radio, which is a citizen journalism project that reports the news from outside of party lines while providing a collaborative forum for conscious citizens, artists and activists...

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This episode I speak with Kathryn Joyce who is an author and journalist based in New York City. Kathryn is a religion reporter, mainly focusing on women and reproductive issues within the US Evangelical Christian context. Kathryn talks about her recent book “The Child Catchers” and the dark side of the international adoption game. There are...

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Category:GFI Podcast -- posted at: 7:17pm EDT

Professor Scott Korb of New York University and author joins us to talk about his recent book, Light without Fire : The Making of America’s First Muslim College. He talks about Zaytuna College, which was founded by Hamza Yusuf, Zaid Shakir, and Hatem Bazian. Scott did a wonderful job mixing humor into his book. Whether...

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Category:GFI Podcast -- posted at: 1:30pm EDT