Guerrilla History

Guerrilla History is the podcast that acts as a reconnaissance report of global history for the activist left, and aims to use the lessons of history to analyze the present. Your hosts are immunobiologist Henry Hakamaki, Professor Adnan Husain, historian and Director of the School of Religion at Queens University, and Revolutionary Left Radio's Breht O'Shea. We hope that the discussion will be useful to you, and if you have any questions or guest/topic suggestions, email them to us at Follow us on social media!  Our podcast can be found on twitter at, and can be supported on patreon at  Your contributions will make the show possible to continue and succeed! To follow the hosts, Henry can be found on twitter at, and also has a patreon to help support himself through the pandemic where he breaks down science and public health research and news at  Adnan can be followed on twitter at, and also runs The Majlis Podcast, which can be found at https://anchor...

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