‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR AUGUST 23, 2019: Walter Hixson on the Israel Lobby, Israel and the Violence of Settler Colonial States–(Rebroadcast with Updates)


Israel’s banning of two Congresswomen, two Muslim women of color, because of their support for the Boycott, Divestment Sanctions movement, was just the latest in an ongoing series of political firestorms involving the relationship between Israel and the United States, and the power that Israel and the Israeli lobby exert on U.S. laws, including free speech. Earlier this year, hundreds of activists and scholars meeting at the National Press Club boldly confronted these same issues. We feature a key address at that gathering by Professor Walter L. Hixson, author of the meticulously researched new book, Israel’s Armor: The Role of the Israel Lobby in the History of the Palestine Conflict. Rebroadcast with updates.

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