Episode

3/18 Lisa Goldman: The Grim Results of Israel’s Election

March 18, 2015

Lisa Goldman, a Contributing Editor at 972 Magazine, explains why Benjamin Netanyahu was always likely to win reelection as Israeli Prime Minister. Why the elections are a big win for the Right in Israel. The importance of the Joint List and Israeli Arab politics. The failure of Yair Lapid’s centrist politics. will Israel’s next coalition government will be even more far right? Israel is a right wing society. Netanyahu and the permanence of  the oppression of the Palestinians. Why the Occupation isn’t hurting Israelis but inequality is. Will Israel finally faces pressure from its European and American partners? Also will the Jewish community in America get fed up with Israel?

On The Fun Half: Seth Myers forgets that Ted Cruz isn’t stupid, he is evil. Why Ted Cruz lies so well. The climate crisis is getting worse. The Republicans want the CIA to stop studying the security implications of the climate crisis. Also your calls and IMs.

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