The Brief is a news and analysis podcast focusing on the Empire, its satellites and its subcontractors through an anti-imperialist lens.
From the wars and occupations, the uprisings and resistance, we will take you in and out of the sites of struggle across the world through reporting, discussion, interviews, and profiles.
Nora Barrows-Friedman is an associate editor at The Electronic Intifada and co-host of the EI Podcast. She is the author of In Our Power: US Students Organize for Justice in Palestine (2014). She is based in California. @norabf
Jon Elmer is a journalist and researcher focusing on the Middle East. He has lived in, and reported extensively from, the West Bank and Gaza Strip, Lebanon, Egypt and Jordan. He is based in Toronto. @jonelmer
Justin Podur is a writing fellow at the Independent Media Institute and a professor of Environmental Studies at York University. He is the author of Siegebreakers (Roseway 2019), Haiti’s New Dictatorship (Pluto 2012), and other things. He is based in Toronto. @justinpodur
Pierre Loiselle is an independent and community radio geek with thirty years’ experience producing audio, nearly a decade of that at CBC and Radio-Canada. He is based in Quebec.