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    This week, Eric, Dylan, and Emily examine the purportedly pro-Palestinian rallies and campus protests that took place in the wake of the slaughter of Israeli Jews by Hamas terrorists. How surprised should we be by people chanting “gas the Jews” in Sydney, Australia, or by members of student organizations at Harvard University claiming that “the Israeli regime is entirely responsible for all unfolding violence”? What should be the consequences, if any, for people who have openly supported or defended the murder of Israelis by Hamas? Should universities and corporations end the practice of publishing a statement on every major issue? Then the panel reviews the awarding of the Nobel Prize in economics to Claudia Goldin for her work contributing to a better understanding of women’s participation in the labor force. And finally, is Bigfoot real, and did a couple vacationing in Colorado capture it on video? Probably not. But it’s fun to imagine. 

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    Australian pro-Palestinian protesters chant ‘gas the Jews’ as police warn Jewish people to stay away from area | Fox News
    College campus protests erupt across US ahead of anticipated Israel operation in Gaza | Fox News
    NYU law student group moves to oust president who cheered Hamas attack | New York Post
    AOC knocks ‘bigotry and callousness’ of Times Square rally for Palestinians | Politico
    A Stanford University instructor has been removed from the classroom amid reports they called Jewish students colonizers and downplayed the Holocaust | CNN
    Star of David is graffitied on Jewish homes in Berlin after Hamas attacks on Israel — in chilling echo of anti-Semitic persecution of the Jews under the Nazis | Daily Mail
    Why do some people hate the Jews? | Acton Line Podcast
    College Free Speech Rankings | Foundation for Individual Rights and Expression
    Claudia Goldin Is the Ideal Academic Researcher | Victor V. Claar & Angela K. Dills, Acton Institute
    ‘Feels like a hoax’: Purported Bigfoot video from Colorado attracts skeptics, believers | USA Today