Since 2008, Big Think has been sharing big ideas from creative and curious minds. The Think Again podcast takes us out of our comfort zone, surprising our guests and Jason Gots, your host, with unexpected conversation starters from Big Think’s interview archives.
Amani Al -Khatatbeh is the founder and editor of Muslimgirl.com, the number one Muslim women’s blog in the United States. She regularly provides commentary on social, cultural, and political issues through outlets such as CNN, Al Jazeera, and the BBC, and has been featured in the New York Times, the Guardian, and made Forbes’ 30 under 30 list. Her new book is called Muslim Girl: A Coming of Age.
In this episode, Amani and Jason wrestle with tough questions about identity, power, and Islamic feminism.
Surprise conversation starter interview clips: Oliver Luckett on the 2016 election and a "divided America"
The Wall Street Journal's Josh Mitchell says it's easy for parents to get a federal college loan for their children through the Parent Plus program. The problem is that the program has a double-digit default rate on loan repayments.