Occupied Thoughts: A Civil Discussion About The BDS Movement w/ Peter Beinart & Omar Barghouti


In this special, live episode of FMEP’s podcast “Occupied Thoughts,” Peter Beinart talks to Omar Barghouti, one of the Palestinian founders of the global BDS Movement. In a civil and wide-ranging discussion, Peter and Omar discuss the vision and tactics of the BDS Movement, as well as U.S. efforts to silence voices who engage in BDS.

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Omar Barghouti is a Palestinian human rights defender and co-founder of the Palestinian civil society Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions campaign. He is a co-recipient of the 2017 Gandhi Peace Award. His commentaries and views have appeared in the New York Times, Washington Post, Financial Times, among others.

Peter Beinart is a Non-Resident Fellow at the Foundation for Middle East Peace. He is also a Professor of Journalism and Political Science at the City University of New York, a Contributor to The Atlantic, a Senior Columnist at The Forward, and a CNN Political Commentator.