This week: Jon Elmer is a Canadian journalist and photojournalist who has lived in and reported independently from Palestine for more than a decade. He reports now for Al Jazeera and the InterPress News Service and joins us tonight live from Bethlehem. Jon Elmer in the first half.
And; Victoria Street Newz publisher, CFUV broadcaster, and reporter at large, Janine Bandcroft spent the weekend in Vancouver at the 20th (and final) Under the Volcano Festival. This year’s event boasted author, journalist, and filmmaker Naomi Klein and Secwepemc Nation activist Arthur Manuel in a panel discussion on ‘Paying our Debts at Home and Abroad’ featuring journalist, filmmaker and former CBC broadcaster, Avi Lewis acting as moderator.
Janine Bandcroft reporting from Under the Volcano in the second half. But first, Jon Elmer and the global temperature rise against Israel’s policies in Occupied Palestine.
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