Thu, Jul 24: Media Mornings—Gideon Levy (Ha’aretz): Gaza/Israel—MP Libby Davies from Int’l AIDS Conference in Austr.—Charlie Smith on oil-by-rail & tent city

W2MEDIA.CA  |  Today’s 7-8am Media Mornings independent Canadian news hour on Vancouver Co-op Radio 100.5 fm:

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Gideon Levy, Israeli journalist and author (Photo: ASHLEY COMBES / EPICSCOTLAND)


  • 05:00 — Today’s top news headlines from local to global current affairs — radio news roundup you won’t hear anywhere else.
  • 20:50 — Interview with Gideon Levy (columnist and editorial board member, Ha’aretz newspaper) on why the current Gaza invasion feels different inside Israel, increasing violence and tensions directed at Israeli critics, and why he believes Hamas’ demands are not unjust and worth listening to.


  • 34:30 — Interview with Charlie Smith (editor, Georgia Straight) on oil-by-rail dangers and Metro Vancouver mayors’ concerns over safety, plus the housing demands of Oppenheimer Park’s tent city.
  • 50:45 — Interview with Libby Davies (MP, Vancouver-East, NDP Health Critic) from the International AIDS Conference in Melbourne Australian, what Canada needs to do to better combat HIV/AIDS including improving access to generic affordable drugs, and the loss of six top AIDS researchers in Malaysian Airlines flight crash.
  • Music: Noa & Mira Awad (“Faith In The Light”), Lowkey (“Terrorist?”), Death from Above 1979 (“Trainwreck”), Buck 65 Remix (“Blood Pt 2 ft Sufjan Stevens”).

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