Welcome to The Fire These Times, the podcast bringing you conversations at the intersection of politics, culture and the environment.
I’m your host Joey Ayoub and today we’ll be talking to Musa Okwonga. Musa is a writer, broadcaster, poet, speaker, musician. author, sportswriter, broadcaster and commentator on current affairs. He’s also the first person to come on the podcast three times (twice here and once in the previous ‘Hummus For Thought’ one).
- Leaving home
- The Holocaust
- Being a migrant
- European fascism
- Living in the future
- Visibility as racialised people
- Ethics of taking certain gigs as freelancers
- Going to Eton
- The importance of doing therapy
- The role of football
- The Three Mothers: How the Mothers of Martin Luther King, Jr., Malcolm X, and James Baldwin Shaped a Nation by Anna Malaika Tubbs
- Songs My Enemy Taught Me by Joelle Taylor
- Brown Baby: A Memoir of Race, Family and Home by Nikesh Shukla
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Music by Tarabeat.