Ngugi Wa Thiong’o on HARDtalk

July 27, 2014 § Leave a comment

HARDtalk speaks to one of Africa’s greatest living writers, Ngugi Wa Thiong’o. Tipped to win the Nobel prize for literature, he decided years ago not to write novels in English but in Gikuyu, his mother tongue. His work includes extraordinary memoirs of colonial times and the Mau Mau uprising in his native Kenya. How far have today’s young Africans forgotten the sacrifices that brought about independence? And has that independence itself been a disappointment?

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The children of Gaza

July 26, 2014 § Leave a comment

Jon Snow is a legend and he is back. He may be the greatest journalist currently on TV. Please listen to this heartfelt account of what he witnessed in Gaza and share widely.

Jon Snow recounts the scene in Gaza’s al-Shifa hospital, where doctors struggle to treat adults and children wounded by Israeli attacks.

Gaza: Is this a war on children?

July 24, 2014 § Leave a comment

More from Channel 4 News

Jon Snow has been speaking to youngsters in Gaza City about their lives and how they’re coping with living in a warzone. And he also talks to Dr Mads Gilbert – a Norwegian doctor working at al Shifa hospital – who is treating some of the children.

Max Blumenthal on Gaza and the West Bank

July 3, 2014 § Leave a comment

Max Blumenthal on Gaza, the West Bank, and BDS.

Arena:The 50 Year Argument The New York Review of Books

July 1, 2014 § Leave a comment

Martin Scorsese’s documentary film charting literary, political and cultural history as per the New York Review of Books, America’s leading journal of ideas since 1963.

Israeli Historian Ilan Pappe on the BBC’s HARDtalk

June 30, 2014 § Leave a comment

Israeli historian Ilan Pappe on the BBC’s HARDtalk.

Newsnight: What makes ISIS tick in Iraq and Syria?

June 25, 2014 § Leave a comment

Pulse editor Robin Yassin-Kassab on the BBC’s Newsnight show discussing ISIS in Iraq and Syria.

Nicholas Shaxson on Tax Havens and the Banking system

June 13, 2014 § Leave a comment

Nicholas Shaxson on Tax Havens and the Banking system.

Stephen Walt: Changes since The Israel Lobby book

May 19, 2014 § Leave a comment

Presentation at the National Summit to Reassess the U.S.-Israel “Special Relationship” on March 7, 2014 at the National Press Club.

Stephen M. Walt is professor of International Affairs at Harvard University; previously taught at Princeton University, University of Chicago.

Geoffrey Wawro – Quicksand

May 19, 2014 § Leave a comment

The above is a presentation at the National Summit to Reassess the U.S.-Israel “Special Relationship” on March 7, 2014 at the National Press Club.

Dr. Geoffrey Wawro is Professor of History and Director of the Military History Center at the University of North Texas in the Dallas Metroplex. Wawro’s book Quicksand is a history of American involvement in the Middle East. Quicksand is in the ListMuse Best 100 History Books of All Time list.

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