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Progressive Podcast Australia

Jul 20, 2014

- Lets talk hockey. - We are joined by Naama Blatman-Thomas (a PhD candidate from Israel who has done field work with Palestinian groups in Karmiel) and Mark Thomas (an American activist who has lived in both Israel and Palestine) for most of this episode. - Recent escalation in Gaza. - The latest on refugees in Australia: Tamil refugees still imprisoned on a locked ship as the High Court decides their fate. - We crash a government press conference. - Challenging the idea that criticisms of Israels human rights abuses are anti-Semitic. - The broader context behind the recent escalation in Gaza. - For more information on this episode and for links to all of the stories and clips from it, go to: