Donald Trump declares Jerusalem the capital of Israel and announced that the US would move its embassy from Tel Aviv into Jerusalem. His announcement has sparked global condemnation and violence on the ground. On our show today we’ll turn to our Palestine and Refugees correspondent Huwaida Arraf for context on why Jerusalem is so important … Continued
PLO Leader Hanan Ashrawi: Trump’s Jerusalem Order Violates Int’l Law & “Destroys” Chance for Peace; After Trump Makes Jerusalem Capital of Israel, Palestinians Protest “Settlers in the White House”; High-Profile Women Break the Silence on Sex Assaults, But Low-Wage Workers Still Vulnerable to Abuse.
Palestinian feminist educators discuss the current crisis and its historical context. First, from Jerusalem, we speak with Nadera Shalhoub Kevorkian, professor of criminology at the Hebrew University, and a member of the Jerusalemite Women’s Coalition. The coalition issued a call for protection to the international community last week. Then, Rabab Abdulhadi, professor of Ethnic Studies … Continued
Violence has increased in Palestine: we look at the causes, and the future. Plus: peace activism was successful in ending the Vietnam War over 40 years ago. Now activists write about how they did it. AND:how the sharing economy is ripping you off. With host Kris Welch.