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Israel has decided a repressive illiberalism is the best guarantor of safety. They’ve found plenty of allies on the American right for that project, but it’s one that shreds the humanistic and pluralistic ideals that many diaspora Jews believe in.
Paul Jay says anti-Semitism is deeply ingrained in Western culture, and can easily become more widespread during economic crisis
Israel drew condemnation for passing a law that defines Israel as the nation-state of the Jewish people and gives them the sole right to self-determination. Yousef Munayyer and Rebecca Vilkomerson respond.
While apologizing for Canada's shameful betrayal of Jewish refugees fleeing the Nazi Holocaust, Liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau attacked the Palestinian rights movement BDS. Ali Abunimah discusses with TRNN's Ben Norton.
Noam Chomsky discusses the predictable rightward shift of Israeli politics since 1967 caused by the decision to implement the occupation of Palestine
Dr. Roger Ray explains the problematic origins of Israel, the predictable forever-grudge that will be held against the country and how US support of Israeli human rights abuses stokes Arab anti-Americanism
Mike Pompeo visited Saudi Arabia and Israel as Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman abandons the Palestinians. Professor Asad AbuKhalil says this alliance has never been closer, noting Israel's political allies have frequently been anti-Semites.
Ch. 8: Concerns with candidate spotlight episode - Nick from California
Ch. 9: How should we consider racism in light of taxes and government programs? - Bev from Illinois
Ch. 10: Final comments on poisoning the well, making government programs racism-proof and introducing a critical voicemail about our previous episode on Israel and BDS
Bonus Voicemail: Fuck you and your show - Anonymous
- Opening Theme: Loving Acoustic Instrumental by John Douglas Orr
- Gullwing Sailor - Migration
- Rapids - Grey River
- Smooth Stone - Blue Dot Sessions
- Beast on the Soil - Desert Orchard
- Vibrant Canopy - Origami
- Vengeful - Warmbody
- Voicemail Music: Low Key Lost Feeling Electro by Alex Stinnent
- Closing Music: Upbeat Laid Back Indie Rock by Alex Stinnent
Produced by Jay! Tomlinson
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