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Zionism, colonialism, and imperial power

Wednesday 2 February 2022, by siawi3

Source: https://www.counterpunch.org/2022/01/31/rashid-khalidi/

Zionism, colonialism, and imperial power

Rashid Khalidi

LISTEN here 58:41

This time Eric chats with Dr. Rashid Khalidi, Edward Said Professor of Arab Studies at Columbia University and author of The Hundred Years’ War on Palestine: A History of Settler Colonialism and Resistance 1917-2017.

The conversation explores the early years of the Zionist movement and how it was perceived by prominent Palestinians, including Dr. Khalidi’s ancestors, and the inextricable link between Zionism, colonialism, and imperial power.

Eric and Rashid discuss everything from attempts to erase Palestinian culture and history to the impact that Israel’s rightward shift has had on younger generations of Jews, especially in the US.

So many topics covered in this important conversation with one of the most prominent voices of opposition to Israeli policies and oppression.