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Mahyad Tousi

Mahyad Tousi is a working writer, filmmaker and founder of Starfish, a hybrid social enterprise committed to empowering underserved artists by financing their ideas and nurturing their entrepreneurial visions. To learn more, visit 

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Culture Shift: I’m a Writer Facing Eviction. Do I Regret the Strike? (Guest Column)

For over five months, I’ve stood shoulder-to-shoulder with my union, the Writers Guild of America. Our protest has brought a flawed industry reliant on our creativity to its knees. Our fight, and that of the performers of SAG-AFTRA, wasn’t just about insulating ourselves from AI and other disruptive technologies; we demanded recognition and fair compensation […]