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Why Kushner’s peace plan at the Bahrain Summit is bound to fail; Plus: What to watch for in the Democratic debates

 

0:08 – We are joined by Charlie Eaton, professor of sociology at UC Merced whose research focuses on the financialization of higher education, to discuss the role of student debt as an issue in the 2020 election. 

0:34 – KPFA’s Rami Almeghari reports on the US-led economic peace workshop for the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in the Arab Gulf state of Bahrain.

0:40 – Yousef Munayyer (@YousefMunayyer) is the Executive Director of US Campaign for Palestinian Rights. He breaks down the problems and economic approach to a peace process between Israel and Palestine. 

1:08 – Tim Wise (@timjacobwise) joins to discuss his documentary, The Great White Hoaxwhich explores Donald Trump’s race-baiting 2016 campaign for the presidency, white identity, and the longstanding historical pattern of how racism and racial scapegoating have shaped American politics for centuries.

1:34 – John Nichols (@NicholsUprising), Washington correspondent for The Nation, joins to discuss what to watch for in the upcoming Democratic presidential debates on June 26th and 27th.

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