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The Outrageous Public Support for the Pro-Hamas Protests

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In this episode of New Ideal Live, Onkar Ghate and Ben Bayer discuss the protests on university campuses against Israel’s war of self-defense and what they say about the state of our culture.

Among the topics covered:

  • Why the anti-Israeli campus protests are rightly labelled as being pro-Hamas;
  • How there is a double standard in the public’s response to mass protests in general;
  • How the anti-Israeli protests are motivated by altruism and hatred of Israel’s success;
  • Why the campus protests are a crisis of education rather than of free speech;
  • How the mass occupation of public spaces violate our rights.

Mentioned in this podcast is Ayn Rand’s 1968 radio talk “The Student “Rebellion” at Columbia University.

The podcast was recorded on April 24, 2024. Listen and subscribe from your mobile device on Apple PodcastsGoogle Podcasts, Spotify or Stitcher. Watch archived podcasts here.


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