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Contrarian Humanitarian Live Episode 10 Extravaganza
Tune in Live for our 10th Episode Extravaganza! We're switchin it up with Producer, Mikey Pogoloff, interviewing Contrarian Humanitarian Founder, Erin Edmiston, for a tell all! Join us for an intimate conversation to learn about Erin's journey to starting Contrarian Humanitarian. #decolonizeaid #decolonize #internationaldevelopment #humanitarianism #podcast #values #contrarianhumanitarian #ArmyBrat #Fayetteville #Ireland #NorthernIreland #Botswana #RefugeeResettlement #InternationalRescueCommittee #DukeUniversity
CH Live 09: Critical [Conspiracy] Theory. Part 2: Critical Race Theory for Contrarian Humanitarians!
Join the CH team this Friday 7/2 at 1pm ET with our stellar guest, philosophy professor Dr. Nathan Cartagena. We'll discuss the intellectual traditions behind Critical Race Theory and what these traditions can teach us about international development and decolonization! Stay till the end for a fun discussion with our returning guests, philosophy PhD candidates Andrew Woods and Sam Hoadley-Brill.
CH Live 08: Critical (Conspiracy) Theory Part 1- "Cultural Marxism" to Culture Wars
Join the CH team this Sunday 6/20 at 1pm ET with our stellar guests, Philosophy PhD candidates Andrew Woods and Sam Hoadley-Brill for an in-depth discussion around the recent nation-wide drama concerning Critical Race Theory. Part 1 includes a discussion of "Cultural Marxist" Conspiracy Theory and an analysis of recent anti Critical Race Theory media. Don't forget to join us for Part 2 with Dr. Nathan Cartagena, where we will learn what the intellectual traditions behind Critical Race Theory can teach us about international development and decolonization, on Friday July 2nd at 1pm ET.
CH Live 07: Geopolitical Discussion on Eastern DRC
Please join Contrarian Humanitarian Live for a very important conversation exploring the conflicts in Eastern DRC and the current political and community organizing efforts to bring stability to the region. We are joined by three amazing guests: Ntanyoma Delphin - Blogger, activist and PhD Candidate researching micro level violent conflict in Eastern DRC. Soni Muragizi - APFP President & Resettlement Coordinator Patrick Bagabo - US-based Congolese Activist Eastern Congo Tribune https://easterncongotribune.com/ Genocide Warning: The Vulnerability of Banyamulenge ‘Invaders’ https://www.genocidewatch.com/single-post/genocide-warning-the-vulnerability-of-banyamulenge-invaders Hate Speech and Genocide in Minembwe, D.R. Congo https://www.genocidewatch.com/single-post/hate-speech-and-genocide-in-minembwe-d-r-congo https://mahoropa.org/activities.html Instagram @congolese_young_leaders https://www.instagram.com/congolese_young_leaders/?hl=en Bora Technology https://www.boratechnology.org/ Contrarian Humanitarian www.contrarianhumantitarian.org
CH LIVE 06: The CIA, Humanitarianism & Labor Movements, Part 3 - Final Thoughts
In this episode we give our concluding thoughts on this series The CIA, Humanitarianism & Labor Movements as well as try to cover a few topics that we couldn't squeeze into the first two parts, with a focus on Human Rights Watch and their framing of the military coup in Bolivia that ousted Evo Morales.