January 26, 2020
In episode 6 Suhaiymah discusses the binary of Ethical/Unethical fashion with Mayisha Begum who is also known as @ohsoethical - she’s an advocate and activist for labour rights who studied labour, social movements and development at SOAS and works as a labour research assistant. The discussion looks into how "ethical" has increasingly become a marketing tool and whether material conditions of garment workers have changed despite the rise of 'ethical fashion' brands. More resources: http://ohsoethical.website/ .
October 27, 2019
In episode 5 Suhaiymah discusses the binary of Black/White with Saffana Monajed, co-founder of Project Ribcage: http://projectribcage.com/ who works in the media researching ethnic minorities in the UK and focused especially on the census data to break it down.
September 29, 2019
In episode 4 Suhaiymah discusses the binary of Healthy/Sick with Waithera Sebatindira, writer, educator, lawyer and feminist hero co-author of A FLY GIRL'S GUIDE TO UNIVERSITY: Being a woman of colour at Cambridge and other institutions of power and elitism: https://vervepoetrypress.com/product/fly-girls-guide-to-university/.
August 26, 2019
In episode 3 Suhaiymah discusses the binary of Moderate/Extremist with Nisha Kapoor. Nisha is Assistant Professor in Sociology at Warwick and author of, Deport, Deprive, Extradite: 21st Century State Extremism (Verso 2018). Purchase here: https://www.versobooks.com/books/2551-deport-deprive-extradite
August 4, 2019
In episode 2 Suhaiymah discusses the binary of Illegal/Legal Migrants with Helen Brewer. Helen is a member of the "Stansted 15" who were a group of non-violent human rights activists who took action to stop a deportation flight leaving from Stansted Airport, UK on 28 March 2018. The discussion looks into how "legal" and "illegal" are constructed and what happens when we think beyond that binary.
July 19, 2019
In episode 1 Suhaiymah Manzoor-Khan discusses the binary of Innocence/Guilt with Daria Reaven. Daria is a Criminal Defense Investigator, prison abolitionist and PhD Candidate at New York University. The discussion looks into how "crime" is constructed as a category, how "innocence" is applied disproportionately to certain bodies, and what the function of believing in a direct opposing dichotomy that all people fit into is. What happens when we think beyond innocence vs guilt?