Jonathan Judaken

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COUNTERPOINT
7:00 pm
Thu June 19, 2014

Interview with Rami Khouri on the Causes and Consequences of the Arab Uprising

Author and Professor Rami Khouri
Credit al-Jazeera America

Rami Khouri talks about the consequences of the Arab uprisings starting in Tunisia: were they a flash phenomenon, or the beginning of fundamental changes in the Middle East? 


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COUNTERPOINT
11:34 am
Sat April 5, 2014

Judith Butler on the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, Anti-Semitism, and Cohabitation

Credit Judith Butler / Columbia University Press

Internationally renowned philosopher Judith Butler discusses the concept of "binationalism" in the context of the Israel/Palestine conflict, considering its different legacies in Jewish and Palestinian political struggles.


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COUNTERPOINT
7:44 am
Fri March 21, 2014

Maud Mandel on Muslims and Jews in France

Author and Professor Maud Mandel
Credit Brown University

France today has the largest Jewish and Muslim populations living side by side outside of Israel. In her new book Muslims and Jews in France: History of Conflict, Maud Mandel wants to help us understand how this narrative has come about.


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COUNTERPOINT
6:30 pm
Thu February 20, 2014

Ta-Nehisi Coates on A Deeper Black: Race in America

Author Ta-Nehisi Coates
Credit The Atlantic Magazine

Ta-Nehisi Coates, national correspondent at The Atlantic, joins host Jonathan Judaken for a discussion on his upbringing, his influences, politics, and race in America. 


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COUNTERPOINT
6:30 pm
Thu January 23, 2014

Aram Goudsouzian on Race, Politics, and the James Meredith March Against Fear

Goudsouzian's most recent book, Down to the Crossroads: Civil Rights, Black Power, and the Meredith March Against Fear
Credit Aram Goudsouzian

University of Memphis Chair of History and author Aram Goudsouzian talks about the James Meredith March against Fear in June 1966, showing how it really was a crossroads in the Civil Rights Movement.


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