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Happy Monday! Sam and Emma speak with Ilan Pappe, professor of history at the University of Exeter and Director of the European Centre for Palestine Studies, to discuss the ongoing conflict in Israel and Gaza. First, Sam and Emma run through updates on Israel’s continuing bombardment of the people of Gaza, their expanding attack in the West Bank, […]
It’s Casual Friday! Sam and Emma are joined by Heather Digby Parton, contributing writer at Salon.com and proprietor of the blog Hullabaloo, to round up the week in news. First, Sam and Emma run through updates on aid to Israel, Ukraine, and Gaza, respectively, Jim Jordan’s humiliation streak, Israel’s offensives and their rising death tolls, various US agencies, and Apple’s problem with […]
Happy Monday! Sam and Emma speak with Omar Shakir, Israel and Palestine Director at Human Rights Watch, to discuss the ongoing situation on the ground in the Gaza Strip. First Sam and Emma run through updates on stalled aid to Gaza, Israel’s ongoing assault, the West’s unconditional support for Israel, the GOP’s ongoing Speakership fight, fascist […]
It’s News Day Tuesday! Emma speaks with Jeff Schuhrke, assistant professor in labor studies at SUNY Empire State University, to discuss his recent piece at In These Times entitled ““This Fight Is Global”: Workers Around the World Are Standing With Striking U.S. Autoworkers.” Then, she’s joined by blogger Ettingermentum to discuss his piece entitled “The Modern Electoral History of Transphobia.” First, Emma runs through […]
Happy Monday! Sam is off today, but in honor of Indigenous People’s Day he spoke with Peter D’Errico, professor emeritus of legal studies at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst,  about his recent book Federal Anti-Indian Law: The Legal Entrapment of Indigenous Peoples. But first, Emma spoke with Orly Noy, editor at Local Call and chair of B’Tselem’s executive board, to discuss the […]
Happy Monday! Emma speaks with Rebecca Ruth Gould, Professor of Islamic World & Comparative Literature at the University of Birmingham, to discuss her recent book Erasing Palestine: Free Speech and Palestinian Freedom. Then, she speaks with Jessie Kelly, a member of UAW Local 160 at the General Motors Technical Center in Warren, Michigan, and Chair […]
Happy Monday! Sam and Emma speak with Meron Rapoport, editor of Local Call and writer at +972 Magazine, to discuss the recent passage of  Prime Minister Netanyahu’s proposed judicial reforms through the Knesset, its challenges before the Supreme Court, and the unrest that’s resulted. First, Sam and Emma run through updates on Republican primary polling, Donald Trump’s various indictments, Biden’s brand […]
It’s News Day Tuesday! Sam and Emma break down the biggest headlines of the day. First, they run through updates on a potential UPS-Teamsters deal, Israeli protests around the rollback of judicial powers, the DOJ v. Texas, record-breaking employment numbers across the US, Big Pharma’s response to Bernie’s new tact, increasing threats to IRS agents, and […]
It’s Casual Friday! Sam and Emma chat with Ryan Grim, DC Bureau Chief at The Intercept, to round up the week in news. Then, they’re joined by Matthew Film Guy! First, Sam and Emma run through updates on Donald Trump’s myriad upcoming legal cases, more labor action in film and theatre, UPS pilots standing with UPS […]
It’s Hump Day! Sam and Emma talk to Bill McKibben, contributing writer at The New Yorker and founder of ThirdAct.org, to discuss the recent climate disasters across the country. Then, they are joined by Palestinian journalist and activist Basel Adra to discuss his recent piece in The Nation entitled “The Destruction of Masafer Yatta,” co-authored with Yuval Abraham. Check out Bill’s most […]