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[428] Legalizing Prostitution, US Immigration Crisis & True Roots of Israel/Palestine Conflict

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Abby Martin Breaks the Set on MSNBC’s Israel Bias, Legalizing Prostitution, Immigration Crisis Worsening & A History of Israel’s Occupation. LIKE Breaking the Set @ http://fb.me/JournalistAbbyMartin FOLLOW Abby Martin @ http://twitter.com/AbbyMartin EPISODE BREAKDOWN: On this episode of Breaking the Set, Abby Martin remarks on MSNBC cancelling journalist Rula Jabreal’s appearances on the network following her comments regarding the disproportionate airtime given to Israeli politicians like Benjamin Netanyahu compared to their Palestinian counterparts. Abby then goes over a recent report by the National Bureau of Economic Research, highlighting the benefits of decriminalized prostitution; including reduction of violence against women and gains in public health. Abby then speaks with Breaking the Set producer, Manuel Rapalo going over the growing humanitarian crisis on the US Mexico border, and discussing the details of the 3.7 billion dollar emergency package proposed by the White House to address the problem. BTS wraps up the show with an interview with Alison Weir, founder of ‘If Americans Knew’ going over the history of the Israeli occupation of Palestine, and breaking the misconceptions about conflict.