AlterNet Radio: Israeli Democracy Threatened By Country's Hard Right Turn; Supreme Court Analysis
This was a busy week at the Supreme Court -- in addition to the landmark health-care ruling, the justices looked at immigration, campaign finance and mandatory life sentences for juveniles. On the AlterNet Radio Hour, Joshua Holland and Steve Rosenfeld untangle it all.
But first, Peter Beinart, a political scientist at NYU, discusses his book, The Crisis of Zionism. Beinart accuses the institutional Jewish community in the U.S. of blindly supporting an Israeli government that has taken a hard rightward turn, and argues that the continued occupation of the West Bank threatens the country's democratic principles.
If you're in Washington, DC, you can tune into the show at 6 pm EST at 1480 AM. If you're anywhere else, you can stream it live at We Act Radio, and if you miss it, check back later for a podcast.
UPDATE: Here it is...