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The Pivot is a global affairs podcast that discusses the leaders, states, networks, ideologies, and technologies that are reshaping power dynamics in our world.

The Pivot is a global affairs podcast that discusses the leaders, states, networks, ideologies, and technologies that are reshaping power dynamics in our world.
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The Pivot is a global affairs podcast that discusses the leaders, states, networks, ideologies, and technologies that are reshaping power dynamics in our world.

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English


Episodes

Narendra Modi's Dark Vision of a New India

5/22/2019
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As India's election results are set to be announced, host Arif Rafiq speaks with Rana Ayyub, an investigative journalist, and Audrey Truschke, a professor of South Asian history, on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's vision of a "New India" and the danger it poses to Muslims and other minorities, free speech, and academic inquiry in India. This episode takes a deep dive into the question of who runs India today. Ayyub provides insights into the ideas, people, and networks that propelled Modi...

Duration:00:51:10

Can Imran Khan Build a New Pakistan?

5/6/2019
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Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan has pledged to build a "New Pakistan." In a time of austerity, he must somehow fuel economic growth and human development, with meager resources. Is he up to the task? Host Arif Rafiq speaks with Mosharraf Zaidi, a columnist with Pakistan's daily The News, and Salman Masood, the Pakistan correspondent for The New York Times. Read more

Duration:00:26:25

The Rise of White Nationalism and Transnational Islamophobia

4/16/2019
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In the wake of the New Zealand massacres, host Arif Rafiq speaks with The Intercept's Murtaza Hussain and Type Media Center's Eli Clifton on rising white nationalism and cooperation between transnational Islamophobic networks, including Hindu extremists and hardline supporters of Israel. Read more

Duration:00:30:27