Dave Lindorff is a Philadelphia-based, award-winning journalist and author of 'This Can't Be Happening! Resisting the Disintegration of American Democracy,' with Barbera Oshansky, 'The Case for Impeachment: Legal Arguments for Removing President George W. Bush from Office,' and 'Killing Time: An Investigation into the Death Row Case of Mumia Abu-Jamal,' among others. Dave Lindorff is following the 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals hearings in Philadelphia, and he'll join us here in the first segment.
And; the situation in Palestine is dire, and worsening by the moment. Internecine fighting, fomented largely by American weaponry supplied to the opposition Fatah, and enabled by Israeli security control of Gaza's borders, they allowing access of fighters loyal to Fatah. Meanwhile, the Israeli Defense Force Air Force is actively assassinating high-ranking members of the governing Hamas Party. Laxt week, I spoke with intrepid Canadian freelance journalist, Jon Elmer about the situation on the ground in Palestine, and in the second half, exerpts of our discussion last week.
And, Janine Bandcroft will be here to bring us up to speed with what's going on in and around Victoria in the coming week; but first, Dave Lindorff and ending Mumia Abu-Jamal's long struggle with American justice.