Shame on those who deny our common humanity and build walls!
Published on Oct 4, 2013
Max Blumenthal with Amy Goodman on DemocracyNow!
As Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is continuing a public campaign to cast doubt on U.S. diplomatic engagement with Iran, we speak to journalist Max Blumenthal, author of the new book, Goliath: Life and Loathing in Greater Israel. Blumenthal looks at life inside Netanyahu’s Israel and the Occupied Territories.
“I was most surprised at the banality of the racism and violence that I witnessed and how it’s so widely tolerated because it’s so common,” says Blumenthal about his four years of reporting in Israel. “And I’m most surprised that this hasn’t made its way to the American public … that’s why I set out to do this endeavour, this journalistic endeavor, to paint this intimate portrait of Israeli society for Americans who don’t see what it really is.”