Tamer Gargour is the brilliant mind behind the podcast ‘Travelling while Arab’. The overarching idea of the podcast is to discuss the effects of technology and data gathering that is happening today on Arab American citizens. Is freedom of speech being hindered in the US today? Do we have to censor what we post on social media to avoid issues with the authorities or to avoid getting rejected from a job we’re applying to?
Tamer discusses the issues faced by non-legal status arrivees to the United States and also by dual citizenship Americans; He argues that discrimination is prevalent towards both groups of people. Tamer also discusses who should be collecting our data, private vs government entities and what are the pros and cons of each.
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