The South African government announced the recall of all its diplomats from Israel over the genocidal war in besieged Gaza. Phakamile Hlubi-Majola, the national spokesperson for the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA), explains why South Africa, since the end of apartheid, has been among the most vocal and foremost supporters of the Palestinian cause.
Mahmoud Hashem, an Egyptian Journalist and the Media Official of the Popular Alliance Socialist Party, explains how the people of Egypt have defied repression and persecution to stand with the Palestinian people.
BreakThrough’s Kei Pritsker joins the show live from the November 9th Shut It Down for Palestine protest in New York City, as mass Pro-Palestine protests continue to sweep the U.S.
The United States military has deployed a nuclear submarine to the Middle East, marking the latest development in the U.S. military buildup in the region amid Israel's genocidal campaign in Palestine. Mike Prysner, a war veteran, host of Eyes Left Podcast, and a producer for The Empire Files, discusses how the US is making preparations for a regional war in the Middle East.
Bolivia became the first Latin American country since October 7 to sever ties with Israel, citing war crimes in the Gaza Strip. Zoe Alexandra, the co-editor of Peoples Dispatch, discusses how support for Palestine is rapidly growing across Latin America.