We take a look at the relationship between social movements and national elections, and how Black Lives Matter activists have targeted the Democratic Primary. But first: Islam, and the environment. We go live to Turkey where an international conference of Islamic scholars has just published a call to action on fighting climate change, then talk theology and politics with Hatem Bezian.
- Nana Firman, GreenFaith Fellow who helped organise the International Islamic Climate Change Symposium.
- Hatem Bazian, senior lecturer in the Departments of Near Eastern and Ethnic Studies at UC Berkeley; co-founder of Zaytuna College, the first muslim liberal arts college in the US.
- Imani Gandy, co-host of the podcast This Week in Blackness Prime, senior legal analyst at RH Reality Check