Green Party politics

PODCAST: Fired Green Dimitri Lascaris on why BDS is common sense

Ex-justice critic on BDS, Elizabeth May and being on the right side of history

This week on Unpacking the News, the Green Party’s former justice critic Dimitri Lascaris on why, despite intense opposition from party leader Elizabeth May, the Greens’ BDS resolution has put it on the right side of history.

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A lawyer, activist and longtime Green, Lascaris speaks in this interview about breaking through the pervasive media silence on Israeli actions, how the Green resolution was more limited than the BDS movement, and why he thinks the day is coming when Netanyahu and his government will be viewed in Canada as we now view the apartheid government of South Africa.

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