Conversations w/Great Minds P1 - Max Blumenthal Explains Politicide


Journalist/Author Max Blumenthal, The 51 Day War-Ruin and Resistance in Gaza/Alternet joins Thom. My guest for tonight's Conversations with Great Minds is award-winning journalist and author Max Blumenthal. Currently a Senior writer at Alternet and a former fellow at the Nation Institute - Max is one of the leading American journalists covering the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. He’s reported on the ground from war-torn Gaza and has written a series of bestelling books on the topic - including his latest "The 51 Day War: Ruin and Resistance in Gaza" - a must-read account of the 2014 conflict that destroyed 10,000 homes - killed 2,200 people - and displaced 300,000 others.

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patrick H.T. paine 4 years 4 weeks ago

You ARE STILL in "la la land" ( or rather Thom-me land ) on just about everything.

Are you ever going to open a conversation ( aka interview ) with an "intelligent" question that demonstrates that you might have actually read the book, or leafed through it, or made any effort at ALL....to PREPARE?

When you interviewed Stephen Drucker on GMO's and his book, you began with that same stupid question. His introduction is titled: How I reluctantly became an activist: which is all of 5 pages long..........just imagine what you could have asked if you had bothered to take the time to read it......or actually knew what a "great mind" was.....or KNEW how to DO and interview on an "important" subject?

No this IS NOT Ari Ben Canaan's Israel.....but an evolution of it.....where the opposition operates on the stated principle that Israel has NO RIGHT TO EXIST. This FACT didn't seem to deserve any attention in this part........Thom me land is a strange place, is it NOT?