Phil Weiss joins the show to discuss what he views as the internal collapse of Zionism, especially in America. It is starting to become obvious to everyone, as signaled by a recent Peter Beinart piece, that the idea of a two-state solution has pretty much been an empty promise all along, used to placate Palestinians and to win the support of liberal Jews in America. Despite the growing clarity into what the Israeli government is really doing, Trump continues to be one of the most permissive presidents in history when it comes to allowing Israel to do whatever it wants to the Palestinians. Against all odds, says Weiss, Biden is positioning himself even further to the right, and even further in favor the Israeli Zionist project.
Discussed on the show:
- “Liberal Zionists use arguments — ‘There is no equality between us and the Palestinians’ — that echo white nationalists” (Mondoweiss)
- “Opinion | I No Longer Believe in a Jewish State” (The New York Times)
- “Yavne: A Jewish Case for Equality in Israel-Palestine” (Jewish Currents)
- Israel Lobby and U.S. Foreign Policy
- The Room Where It Happened: A White House Memoir
- Coming to Palestine
- “What Social Animals Owe to Each Other” (The Future of Freedom Foundation)
- “Notes on the State of Virginia” (Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello)
Philip Weiss is the long-time editor of Mondoweiss.net. Follow him on Twitter @PhilWeiss.
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