How the Israel lobby smear campaign against Jeremy Corbyn spread to Canada — Asa Winstanley and Nora Barrows-Friedman on Justin Podur’s podcast

My EI Podcast co-host Nora Barrows-Friedman and I appeared on Justin Podur’s podcast talking about Canadian MP Miki Ashton and how she’s been smeared for hosting a live conversation with former Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn.

The Israel lobby’s decline — Asa Winstanley on PressTV

I spoke to PressTV about the attacks on David Miller, the nature of the Israel lobby and its historic decline.

Why Can’t We Talk About Palestine? — a talk with Jonathan Cook and Asa Winstanley

Thanks to Hastings and Rye Palestine Solidarity Campaign for inviting me to speak at this event about media censorship on Palestine.

To illustrate perfectly the need to raise awareness of this issue, a small article about the upcoming event was deleted from the website of a local press outlet!

The Campaign to Topple Jeremy Corbyn: A webinar hosted by Miko Peled

Miko Peled hosts a roundtable discussion with Chris Williamson (Former Labour Party MP), Asa Winstanley (Journalist), and Tony Greenstein (Activist, Author) who will analyze the events and forces that led to Corbyn’s fall at the hands of pro-Israels special interest groups. Chris Williamson, Asa Winstanley, and Tony Greenstein all faced pressure and/or oustings from their respective roles within the UK Labour Party over similar smears of “antisemitism”. In this online event, we will hear from each of these esteemed UK journalists, politicians and activists who have been directly affected by and witnessed this vast smear campaign and political suppression on the ground level.

From Corbyn to Sanders: Are Zionist Organizations Targeting Progressive Politicians?

I took part in this debate hosted by Miko Peled.

See also part 1 of the discussion with my EI colleague Ali Abunimah.

Trump’s decision to whitewash Israel’s colonies in Palestine — Asa Winstanley on TRT World

I appeared on TRT World with Sami Al Arian to discuss the Trump administration’s invalid decision to designate Israel’s violently racist settler-colonies in Palestine to be “legal”.

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EU ruling on Israeli settlement goods labelling — Asa Winstanley on Al Jazeera

I appeared on Al Jazeera Arabic talking (via translation) about the EU’s court ruling that goods produced in illegal Israeli settlements can no longer be labelled “Made in Israel”.

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BBC attempts to paint Corbyn as anti-Semite — Asa Winstanley on Sputnik’s “By Any Means Necessary”

Listen to “R. Kelly and Alex Acosta Go For a Walk…” on Spreaker.

I was invited back on Sean Blackmon and Eugene Puryear’s excellent radio show in the US to talk about Panorama’s controversial programme “Is Labour Anti-Semitic”.

You can listen in the player above.

You can also read my articles on the subject here and here.

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Palestine is still the issue — Asa Winstanley on The East is a Podcast

Sinha kindly invited me onto his show, The East is a Podcast in April — and of course I jumped at the chance.

The East is a Podcast is absolutely one of my top podcasts — you should definitely subscribe!

Censored Al Jazeera film exposes anonymous Israeli blacklist — I talk to The Real News

I spoke to Aaron Mate of The Real News about our exclusive release of clips from The Lobby — USA, Al Jazeera’s censored film about groups in the US close to the Israeli government and how they are spying on US citizens.

Watch above, or read the transcript here.

Independent media for Palestine — my talk in Brighton

This is the video of a talk that Brighton Palestine Solidarity Campaign invited me to give at their annual AGM in June.

In it I talk about: the role of independent media within the Palestine solidarity movement, specifically The Electronic Intifada; and about Israel’s Ministry of Strategic Affairs and its covert war against BDS, the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement.

The Nakba at 70 — my talk in Bristol

Here’s the video of a talk I gave in May at Bristol’s Palestine Museum, a great local activist project.

In it I talk about the modern day legacy of the Nakba, the Israeli ethnic cleansing of 750,000 Palestinians in 1948; BDS, the boycott divestment and sanctions movement against Israeli apartheid; and Israel’s current war against Palestine solidarity.

Thanks to the Palestine Museum for inviting me to take part.