In spite of laws restricting the United States from giving military aid to countries that use them for aggressive purposes or to commit human rights violations, the U.S. “continues to give Israel $3.8 billion of our tax dollars every year in military funding.” More and more Americans are speaking out on this issue, including representatives […]
The CDC’s announcement yesterday that vaccinated individuals can go unmasked in most situations took many by surprise. First up today, we discuss that and other pandemic news with Dr. Peter J. Hotez, author of Preventing the Next Pandemic. Then, we’re joined by Mazin Qumsiyeh in Bethlehem and Refaat Alareer in Gaza City for on-the-ground updates […]
Eve Spangler joins The 8 O’Clock Buzz to talk about her book, “Understanding Israel/Palestine: Race, Nation, and Human Rights in the Conflict” From the publisher, Sense Publications, “The Israeli-Palestinian conflict is the longest, ongoing hot-and-cold war of the 20th and 21st centuries. It has produced more refugees than any current conflict, generating fully one quarter […]
How is society changing in Israel-Palestine under the rule of authoritarian politics? Author Max Blumenthal investigates.
On Friday November 8th, our host Esty Dinur talked with author Howard Friel about his latest book, “Chomsky Dershowitz: On Endless War and the End of Civil Liberties. To end the show, Dinur told listeners about her latest trip to Israel and an update on the Israel-Palestine.
On Wednesday August 28th, host Karma Chavez spoke with author and activist Sarah Schulman about her new book “Israel/Palestine and the Queer International” as well as queer politics and how they are connected through art and culture.