Hummus For Thought

Hummus For Thought
Hummus For Thought is a podcast started by Lebanese writer Joey Ayoub and Syrian writer Sarah Hunaidi. Our goal is to have interesting people talk about the issues facing our world in a spirit of mutual aid.

Introducing: The Fire These Times
Mar 29 • 2 min
As we experience one of the worst pandemics in modern times, in addition to the ongoing climate emergency and a plethora of urgent problems facing our species, a number of questions should be raised about our current economic and political paradigms. This…
Hari Prasad and Aman Madan on India’s anti-CAA/NRC protests
Jan 25 • 57 min
As India commemorates the 70th anniversary of its Republic Day, the date on which the Constitution of India came into effect in 1950, on January 26th, we sat down with researcher Hari Prasad and journalist-academic Aman Madan to talk about the recent…
Musa Okwonga on brexit, fear and our future
Dec 18, 2019 • 47 min
I spoke to Musa Okwonga (@Okwonga) to speak about the 2019 UK Elections, Brexit, Fear, Empire, Englishness, Race, Nationalism, the Youth Movement, Intersectionality and everything in between. Further reads: The lopsided centre: Why is the Media’s…
Andrew Arsan on Lebanon, our painfully ordinary country
Nov 5, 2019 • 52 min
To Dr Andrew Arsan, Lebanon is “a microcosm of the contemporary world. His book “Lebanon: A Country in Fragments” deals with the events of 2005 to 2018. In those thirteen years, Lebanon had thirty-four months without a president; a war which left over a…
Danny Postel and William Mazzarella on populism, trumpism and the left
Jun 9, 2019 • 54 min
Danny Postel and Dr. William Mazzarella speak about “Populism, Trumpism and the Left” at the Open University of the Left, on May 25th, 2019 in Chicago, Illinois. You can watch the whole talk on the YouTube page of the Open University of the Left at…