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This week, we bring you the second part of our conversation with Iranian scholar and researcher Nasser Mohajer about his new book Voices of a Massacre; Untold Stories of Life and Death in Iran, 1988. Later in the program, we speak with Lara Bitar, the editor in chief of The Public Source, a Beirut-based independent media organization about the economic crisis in Lebanon and the one-year anniversary of the Beirut port explosion that killed more than 200 people. Additional resources: https://thepublicsource.org/disability-justice-beirut-blast https://thepublicsource.org/aug4/ https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/news/nr/beirut-explosion-what-happened-impact-force-analysis-investigation-engineering-blast-study-1.916971 https://www.worldbank.org/en/news/press-release/2021/05/01/lebanon-sinking-into-one-of-the-most-severe-global-crises-episodes https://www.hrw.org/report/2021/08/03/they-killed-us-inside/investigation-august-4-beirut-blast