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Hasan Piker

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Born in New Brunswick, New Jersey, and raised in Istanbul, Turkey, Hasan Piker is an American journalist, producer, activist, and political commentator, best known as the creator behind “The Breakdown” for The Young Turks on Facebook. “The Breakdown” showcases Hasan’s expertise in breaking down Republican propaganda, corruption, and hypocrisies of US politics. Hasan’s most viral segments have garnered 20+ million views with a strong age demographic of followers under the age of 30, positioning him as a voice of a generation.

Hasan has worked with organizations such as Muslims For Progressive Values, March For Our Lives, Black Lives Matter. His activism is rooted in social and economic justice, LGBTQ+ rights, Muslim rights, intersectional feminism, gun control, pro-peace initiatives, and sustainable energy initiatives.

Hasan was a double major at Rutgers University and holds degrees both Political Science and Communications as a Cum Laude graduate.

Hasan graduated Cum Laude from Rutgers University with a dual degree in Political Science and Communications.

Recent Episodes
You don’t want Pete Buttigieg.
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  • Dec 4, 2019
  • 5 minutes
Here are the top four Democrats running at the moment and why I don’t like them. Hosted by Hasan Piker.
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  • Nov 20, 2019
  • 4 minutes
“Ok Boomer” But also, here’s why capitalism is responsible for this inequality. Hosted by Hasan Piker.
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  • Nov 6, 2019
  • 2 minutes
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