The World Today with Tariq Ali
By Dartmouth Films
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Writer, historian, broadcaster and activist Tariq Ali is one of the world’s sharpest and most outspoken political analysts. The World Today with Tariq Ali is a weekly world-politics review show produced for South American broadcaster teleSUR English. Tariq approaches major news stories from a different perspective and philosophy, away from the limited views, analysis and time constraints of the mainstream media. Tariq Ali has recently spoken about subjects such as; the new documentary 'Bengal Shadows' about Churchill's role in the 1943 Bengal Famine, Nyerere's legacies in Tanzania, Mexico's current political situation and Erdogan's war on the Kurds.
||CleanKen Burns’ Vietnam: A Critique (Part 1)||Tariq Ali discusses one of the most significant events in the 20th century, the Vietnam War, with producer and professor Rod Stoneman and Heonik Kwon, professor of anthropology at Cambridge.||17 4 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanForensic Architecture||A new exhibition at the Institute of Contemporary Arts in London is challenging official narratives of major events and exposing cover-ups by Western governments. Tariq visited the exhibition recently and spoke with Eyal Weizman and Christina Varvia,...||9 4 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPutin: A view from Russia||In the weeks leading up to the 2018 Russian elections, Tariq spoke with Ilya Matveev – a founding editor of openleft.ru, an online platform for socialist critique – about Putin, the opposition in Russia, and what will likely be one of the least...||26 3 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWomen on Strike: The New Internationalism?||The world has witnessed a huge increase in feminist action in recent years. While the #metoo and #timesup movements erupted across the internet, on the streets of Poland, Argentina, Mexico and even Korea, women have been marching and striking for...||9 3 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanErdogan's War on the Kurds||A familiar situation is developing in Turkey: while the country’s armed forces are fighting Kurdish YPG units in northern Syria, authorities in Turkey have already started arresting critics of the offensive. Tariq recently spoke with Hişyar...||5 3 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCatalonia at the Crossroads||To kick-off the fourth series of The World Today with Tariq Ali, we speak to Eulàlia Reguant, a politician from Catalonia’s radical left party, CUP. Eulàlia is preparing for fresh parliamentary elections following the October 1st independence...||5 3 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanKorean Futures||In the demilitarised zone between North and South Korea, delegates from the two countries met for the second time this year on Monday. As well as easing tensions, they also discussed the possibility of a unified Olympics team for the first time in...||2 3 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Great interviews with interesting guests. Tariq clearly is careful to do an extensive research before each show and is a good interviewer, allowing his guests to calmly explain their points. Definitely recommend this show.