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The Green Flame : Episode 1 Excerpt, Saba Malik on Self-Defense and War

The Green Flame

Release Date: 05/13/2019

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This excerpt from the first episode of "The Green Flame Podcast" is a snippet of our interview with Saba Malik. In this conversation, Saba speaks of her travels in the Hunza Valley region of Pakistan, and of communities engaging in self-defense and long-term ecological sustainability.