The Michael Slate Show: Palestine, the Right to Eat And Thanksgiving

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Jen Marlowe, playwright, tells the story behind her play "There is a Field" - Black October and the murder of her friend Aseel Asleh, a Palestinian youth, by the Israeli police - and what has compelled people in 40 countries to stage readings of the play this year to mark the 10th anniversary of the murder of Aseel.

Bob Avakian, Chairman of the Revolutionary Communist Party, on why capitalism can't even give people a basic right to eat.

Saree Makdisi, UCLA Professor, Author of Palestine Inside Out: An Everyday Occupation, on the content and character of life in Occupied Palestine.

William S. Burroughs, writer and poet, reading his "Thanksgiving Prayer."