The Electronic Intifada Podcast 24 October 2014
This week on The Electronic Intifada podcast:
Rami Almeghari reports from the Gaza Strip as winter rains bring increased insecurity for the tens thousands of Palestinians made homeless by Israel’s seven weeks of bombing. (Read the full transcript)
Professor Steven Salaita, fired from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign for tweeting his outrage about Israel’s attacks, delivers a speech in Chicago on his dismissal, the corporatization of the academy and the notion of “incivility.”
Music by Mira Azar — “Tell Me: Are you ok with yourself?”
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Listen to professor Steven Salaita’s entire speech:
Many thanks to Dale Lehman at WZRD for this recording. See Ali Abunimah’s post about their event together with grassroots resistance leader Bassem Tamimi at the University of Chicago on 7 October, including video of their speeches and part of the Q&A session.
- Steven Salaita
- Rami Almeghari
- Northwestern University
- academic freedom