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4 Day Pause on Fire Agreed in Exchange for Hostages in Israel and Palestine; Plus, Israeli Political Strategy for Safe Hostage Exchange

0:08 — Phyllis Bennis is a Middle East analyst and Director of the New Internationalism Project at the Institute for Policy Studies. Her books include Before & After: U.S. Foreign Policy & the War on Terror. 0:33 — Joel Beinin a Professor of Middle East History, Emeritus at Stanford University.


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Argentina Elects Far-right Presidential Candidate; Plus, California’s Unemployment Crash Before and After Pandemic Began

0:08 — Uki Goñi journalist based in Argentina. His books include The Real Odessa: How Nazi War Criminals Escaped Europe. Mark Weisbrot is Co-Director of the Center for Economic and Policy Research in Washington, D.C. His books include Failed: What the “Experts” Got Wrong About the Global Economy 0:33 — Lauren Hepler is an investigative … Continued


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How Lessons Learned from the Bosnian Genocide Apply to Gaza; Lawsuit Filed Against Biden Administration for Complacency in Genocide; Plus, Bay Area Organizers and Protestors Shutdown Bay Bridge Calling for a Ceasefire

0:08 — Refik Hodzic, is a journalist, filmmaker and activist from Prijedor, Bosnia and Herzegovina. His work centers on transitional justice, with a particular focus on the role of media and communications. He currently serves as a strategic communications consultant on Syria, Yemen and Ukraine with the European Institute for Peace. In 2004, Hodzic co-founded XY … Continued


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Biden Meets with Xi Jinping at APEC; Plus, Escalating Violence in the West Bank as Bombing in Gaza Continues

0:08 — Jake Werner is Acting Director of the East Asia Program at the Quincy Institute. His research examines the emergence of great power conflict between the US and China and develops policies to rebuild constructive economic relations 0:33 — Mazin  Qumsiyeh is a professor at Bethlehem University. His books include Sharing the Land of … Continued