UpFront – February 29, 2024

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Fund Drive Special: Occupation of the American Mind; Plus, Rashid Khalidi on the Hundred Years’ War on Palestine

0:08 — Excerpts from The Occupation of the American Mind: Israel’s Public Relations War in the United States, produced by Sut Jhally and narrated by Roger Waters. 0:33 — Rashid Khalidi, Edward Said Professor of Arab Studies at Columbia. His most recent book is The Hundred Years’ War on Palestine: a history of settler colonialism … Continued


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Over 52 Countries Begin Arguments on ICJ Against Israel’s Occupation of West Bank and East Jerusalem; Plus, Edward Said Speech on the Idea of Palestine

0:08 — George Bisharat, Professor Emeritus at UC College of Law, San Francisco. His research and writing focus on international legal aspects of Palestine/Israel and on U.S. policies toward the Middle East. 0:33 — Edward Said was a Palestinian-American academic, literary critic and political activist and a professor of literature at Columbia University. This recording is … Continued


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A Look at Hezbollah and How it May Respond to Israel’s Attacks; Plus, Upcoming San Francisco Ballot Measures

0:08 — Joseph Daher is Professor at the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies of the European University Institute. He is the author of Hezbollah: Political Economy of the Party of God (and founder of the blog Syria Freedom Forever.  0:33 — Tim Redmond, founder of 48hills. Tim Redmond has been a political and investigative reporter … Continued


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California Senate Runoff; What Would Prop 1 Do? Plus, Bay Area Counties May Lose $200million in FEMA Funds

0:08 — David Dayen is the executive editor of The American Prospect. His most recent book is Monopolized: Life in the Age of Corporate Power (2020). 0:33 — Jocelyn Wiener is a reporter for Calmatters, writing about health and mental health. Marisa Kendall is a reporter for Calmatters, writing on California’s homelessness crisis. Kristen Hwang … Continued