A monthly reality-check on the issues Americans care about most. Host Warren Olney draws on his decades of experience to explore the people and issues shaping – and disrupting - our world. How did everything change so fast? Where are we headed? The conversations are informal, edgy and always informative. If Warren's asking, you want to know the answer.
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0:00 Intro 2:48 Void 16:21 Driving the Story 20:48 Last Name 25:28 Shielding Emotions 35:32 Trying not to Think 40:28 The Crime Itself 44:29 Pointing the Finger 57:13 Make Peace We're with Ghena Hariri Episode 245 of The Beirut Banyan. Click to watch: https://youtu.be/5Z_je2kTzi0 We discuss the feeling of void that comes with untimely and unjust loss, and shared tragedy that brings victims of political assassinations together. We also talk about emotions that resurface when news of new assassinations take hold, narrative battles that take hold within minutes of learning of the targeted individual and a shared commitment to pursuing justice and holding criminals to account. Ghena Hariri is a PhD researcher at Birkbeck, University of London. Help support The Beirut Banyan by contributing via PayPal: https://www.paypal.me/walkbeirut Or donating through our Patreon page: https://www.patreon.com/thebeirutbanyan Subscribe to our podcast from your preferred platform. Follow us on Facebook, Instagram & Twitter: @thebeirutbanyan And check out our website: www.beirutbanyan.com Music by Marc Codsi. Logo design by Sara Tarhini. Animation & illustration by Sana Chaaban.