Deconstructing Lebanon’s Quagmire

Dr. Rania Masri and Dr. Anis Germany discuss Lebanon’s economic nightmare, how the country ended up in such a state and what remedies can be implemented to transition into a better future.

Jess & Jamal explain Israel’s recent backtracking on some of its racist and draconian measures in order to be added to the United States’ Visa Waiver Program (VWP). The VWP allows citizens of select countries to stay in the United States for up to 90 days without having to obtain a visa.

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No Tech for Apartheid

Ariel Koren, former marketing manager at Google for Education, discusses her recent resignation from the tech giant after facing retaliation from management and harassment from fellow Googlers for criticizing Project Nimbus, a $1.2 billion agreement between Google, Amazon and the Israeli military. To learn more: https://www.notechforapartheid.com/

Jess & Jamal examine Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s recent spending frenzy on Vision 2030, a $7 trillion+ development plan for Saudi Arabia.

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Straight Talk with Renowned Rapper Lowkey

Renowned British rapper and activist Lowkey (Kareem Dennis) discusses his passion for rap music and his pursuit of social justice. He also talks about how the Israel lobbying network in the UK tries relentlessly to censor him due to his criticism of Israeli Apartheid and its oppression of the Palestinian people. 

Jess and Jamal discuss the recent admission by the Israeli occupation military that there is ‘a possibility’ its soldiers killed Shireen Abu Akleh. They also discuss Israel’s new draconian measures that foreign visitors to the West Bank must declare their “love interest” before entering.

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Our Vision for Liberation

Ramzy Baroud discusses his recent book, Our Vision for Liberation, co-edited with Illan Pappe. Contributors to this unique collection of essays draw on their own remarkable personal experiences and successes; they address what now, what next, is to be done, in a manner that reflects not only Palestinian aspirations, but their view of what is possible.

Jess & Jamal discuss France’s and Algeria’s ‘renewed partnership’ 60 years after independence.

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Hollywood Continues to Vilify Arabs

Egyptian-American actor & lawyer Amr El-Bayoumi explains how Hollywood continues to market hateful Arab & Muslim stereotypes and narratives through persistent distorted, and toxic roles in its films.

Jess & Jamal discuss how OPEC & Saudi Arabia are profiteering from Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, and why did billionaire Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal, quietly invested more than $500 million in three major Russian energy companies between February and March?

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Israel’s ‘Preemptive Strike’ Kills Children

Dr. Robert Ross, Professor of Literary Arts & Social Justice Studies at Park Point University discusses the recent dismissal of a bogus lawsuit brought against him by a colleague and Israel’s lobby group Lawfare Project for teaching about Palestine and supporting BDS.

Jess & Jamal take a look at the Israeli onslaught on Gaza which killed 16 Palestinian children.

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US Lobbyists for Israeli Spyware Firm Could Face Prison

Adam Shapiro, Palestine-Israel advocacy director at Dawn, discusses how a group of US-based lobbyists representing the Israeli spyware company NSO have been violating the Foreign Agent Registration Act (Fara) by not registering the company as being under the control of the Israeli government.

Jess & Jamal unpack the newly uncovered transcripts from the trial of the infamous 1956 Kafr Qasem massacre perpetrated by Israeli Border Police and the coverup thereafter.

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German Broadcaster Deutsche Welle (DW) Censors Palestine Debate

Giovanni Fassina, Program Director of the European Legal Support Center, describes how the blanket accusation of “antisemitism” became the go-to trigger to censor legitimate discussion on issues related to Palestine on the German public, state-owned international broadcaster Deutsche Welle (DW).

Jess & Jamal discuss the complaint against US lobbyists accused of failing to disclose spyware developer NSO Group’s ties to the Israeli government, and the trial of a former Twitter employee accused of spying on users on behalf of Saudi Arabia.  

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Biden’s Middle East Trip, Dead on Arrival

Dr. Rashid Khalidi discusses the US State Department’s and the Israel Land Authority’s plans to build a new permanent US embassy and diplomatic compound in Jerusalem on private Palestinian property confiscated by Israel after 1948. 

Jess and Jamal discuss President Biden’s failed trip to the Middle East, as he did not secure oil commitments at the Arab summit or hold Israel accountable for its violations of human rights.

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