Does It Matter What College Kids Say About Israel?

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Student protesters hold the flag of Israel and the flag of Palestine | Michael Nigro/Sipa USA/Newscom

In this week’s The Reason Roundtable, editors Matt Welch, Katherine Mangu-Ward, Nick Gillespie, and Peter Suderman continue to survey the Israel-Hamas war a little over a week after the conflict began. They also discuss the array of U.S. reactions to the clash.

2:19: Israel-Hamas conflict continues apace

28:06: U.S. response to the conflict

37:25: Weekly Listener Question

44:58: The search for the next speaker of the House continues.

49:09: This week’s cultural recommendations

Mentioned in this podcast:

Blaming Hamas Shouldn’t Mean Ignoring the Palestinians’ Plight,” by Bonnie Kristian

Ice Cream Truck Morgues,” by Liz Wolfe

Max Abrahms: Historic Escalation in the Israel-Hamas War,” by Zach Weissmueller and Liz Wolfe

Israel Eases Guns Restrictions Amidst Security Failures,” by J.D. Tuccille

Another Hostage Crisis Bedevils an American President,” by Matt Welch

Memo to Speaker Boehner: If You Won a Congessional Majority Because You Pledged to Cut Spending and You Can’t Think of a Single Program to Cut Now, Please Go Home,” by Nick Gillespie

9/11’s Lesson: War Doesn’t Work,” by Nick Gillespie with Stephen Wertheim

Biden’s ATF Can’t Stop Cody Wilson’s Ghost Guns,” by Zach Wiessmueller and Nick Gillespie

3D Guns Advocate Cody Wilson is About More Than Weapons and That’s What Most Frightens People About Him,” by Brian Doherty

5 Other Fake Indians Besides Elizabeth Warren,” by Nick Gillespie

A Radical Takes the Stand,” by Katherine Mangu-Ward

Baby Boomers Are America’s Sith Lords,” by Nick Gillespie

American Confetti,” Mad magazine’s original 1974 parody of American Graffiti

A live Reason Interview podcast taping with Greg Lukianoff and Rikki Schlott on Monday, October 23, in Manhattan.

Send your questions to [email protected]. Be sure to include your social media handle and the correct pronunciation of your name

Audio production by Ian Keyser; assistant production by Hunt Beaty.

Music: “Angeline,” by The Brothers Steve

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