Big Shiny Takes

From the river to the sea (ft. Hammam and Eytan)

May 29, 2021 Big Shiny Takes Season 2 Episode 8
Big Shiny Takes
From the river to the sea (ft. Hammam and Eytan)
Show Notes

Canadian media does a lot of things poorly. Its cowardice when it comes to talking about Palestine is right at the top of the list.

We’re joined by our Palestinian friend Hammam Farah (@HumHum83) and our Israeli friend Eytan Tobin (@RabbiDieHardman) to talk about how Israel, like Canada, is a fake ass genocidal settler state.

For those who haven’t been paying attention, Israel attacked Gaza recently, killing about 250 people, including dozens of children, after provoking violence at al-Aqsa Mosque. This time something feels different. People are actually taking Palestinian perspectives seriously.

But over at Postmedia, of course, it’s business as usual. We talk about two Sun columns that regurgitate the usual Hasbara talking points about how Israel is never wrong and you’re all a bunch of anti-Semites.

It is our hope that "it's complicated" begins to be seen as an unnacceptable response for news organizations that are supposed to be informing the population about what is going on in the world.

Plugs and Recs

BDS Movement

Donate to Palestine Children’s Relief Fund

Donate to UNRWA

Petition for Javier Davila

Off Court

Drum Circle Jerk

The Onion - AP fires journalist at Palestinian civilians

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