Bassem Youssef: Changing the World

Bassem Youssef

11 a.m., April 28, 2024

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Bassem Youssef is an Egyptian-American comedian & satirist, referred to as the Jon Stewart of the Arab World. In this recent broadcast of Ways to Change the World on British television presents the Arab view of the Hamas-Israel war, politics, and his disillusionment with the West

Bassem Youssef is a comedian, television host, author, and a surgeon. Bassem started his own podcast in Egypt after the 2011 Egyptian revolution, then moved into TV. In 2013, he was one of Time magazine’s 100 most influential people in the world, and that same year one of Foreign Policy magazine’s 100 Leading Global Thinkers. He is widely remembered for a 2023 Piers Morgan Uncensored interview about the Hamas attack on Israel and the broader Israel-Palestine conflict.

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