Monday, September 14, 2009

Naomi Klein on “Minority Death Match: Jews, Blacks and the ‘Post-Racial’ Presidency”

Democracy Now!
With Amy Goodman

"We speak with journalist Naomi Kelin about her latest article for Harper’s Magazine, “Minority Death Match: Jews, blacks and the ‘post-racial’ presidency.” [A Shorter Version was Posted Here.] The piece examines the World Conference Against Racism that was held in Geneva this past April, a follow-up to the first racism conference in Durban, South Africa in 2001. There was a major boycott with the Obama administration refusing to attend, claiming the conference would unfairly target Israel. Critics say the controversy over Israel could have been an excuse to avoid dealing with the conference’s key issues, including addressing the legacy of slavery......."

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