Palestine

Steven A Cook (@StevenACook), Senior fellow of Middle East and North African studies at the Council on Foreign Relations, joins us to talk about our relationship with Turkey since Trump became president. Why is Turkey upset with the United States? The obsession with Fethullah Gulen by Erdogan’s supporters.

Ian Millhiser a Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress Action Fund and the Editor of ThinkProgress Justice explains what is appealing about President Obama’s pick of Merrick Garland for the Supreme Court. Deference to regulatory agencies. The politics of the Garland pick. Why Obama’s strategy of appearing rational does not work with Republicans. […]
Padraig O’Malley the author of  The Two-State Delusion: Israel and Palestine – A Tale of Two Narratives will explains why the conflicting narratives of Israelis and Palestinians undermines political solutions. How fear and humiliation define the conflict. Why the Two States solution is almost impossible and why the Occupation needs to end now. On The Fun Half: […]
Imprisoned journalist Barrett Brown, explains how he ended up in Prison. Corporate spying and the DOJ. What is Stratfor and what do they do? Is linking now a crime? The private sector and the national security state. The threat to journalism. What crimes Brown pled guilty to. The DOJ’s battle against hacking and aggressive national […]
University of Wisconsin Professor of  Sociology, Sarah Halpern Meekin, co author of the new book It’s Not Like I’m Poor, explains the importance of the Earned Income Tax Credit. Tax refunds and poverty and the experience of poverty. How the Earned Income Tax Credit takes six million families out of poverty. Does tax policy effect martial […]
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 […]
Ohio Senator Sherrod Brown explains what Republicans would do if the Supreme Court destroys Obamacare. Why so many members of the Congress and Supreme Court don’t think about the human toll of overturning Obamacare. The failure of trade policies and why we need to fight TPP. Also why we need to stop listening to people […]
Journalist Ryan Deveruaux explains the documents that explains how the government determines whether or not you are a terrorist, why the document is not classified but still tightly guarded by the federal government, what agencies play a role in the terrorist selection process, does being “dangerous to property” make you a terror suspect, Stop and […]
Journalist Nida Khan explains the importance of Bill Maher’s Gaza and women beating tweet, how opinion on the Middle East is shifting through social media, the death toll in Gaza, creating space for progressive Israeli voices in American media and the possibility of a ceasefire. Also the latest on the shooting down of flight MH17 […]
Edward Said Professor of Modern Arab Studies History at Columbia University and author of Brokers of Deceit: How the U.S. Has Undermined Peace in the Middle East Rashid Khalidi explains why Palestinian suffering is not covered in the American mainstream media, why the day to day grinding reality of the Occupation is not covered int he American press, […]