Episode 10 - Season 1 Finale: Keep Families Together

We're wrapping up Season 1! We finally finished our first year of grad school and have lots of content planned for the summer. In the meantime, we're talking the World Cup, bullet trains, and Princess Diana. We'll also be talking about the policy of separating families at the border and how people are fighting back to Abolish ICE.

Topics in this episode: 

  • What we learned our first year: multivariate regressions and other stuff. Statistics show everything is trash. (Beginning to 6:00)

  • World Cup Updates- People can appreciate soccer as a sport AND appreciate that soccer players are also the hottest of any athletes this is the hill we (Zainab) will die on!!!! (6:00- 9:18)

  • Wajahat Ali, please shut up!!! Tan France, please keep talking!!! (9:19 - 14:40)

  • American SKAM is actually good and kept the Muslim character we love (14:41 - 15:59)

  • SUPER LATE commentary on the Royal Wedding just to say that Pakistanis love Princess Diana forever (16:00- 18:30)

  • RIP Anthony Bourdain (18:35 - 20:50)

  • Keep Families Together- what's happening and what people are doing about it #AbolishICE (21:00 - 33:55)

  • WCW: Fatima Ali of Top Chef (34:00- end)

Some Resources on Immigration:

  1. Here's How You Can Fight Family Separation at the Border

  2. Border Militarization Policies- National Network for Immigrant and Refugee Rights

  3. Trump's Executive Order Does Not End Family Detention- Black Alliance for Just Immigration