The Liberal Agenda – THIS THURSDAY: The Israel Debate Livestream: Minto vs Cumin


The debate about Israeli oppression of the Palestinian people rarely ever occurs in NZ media, in fact it rarely occurs in any Western media and because it doesn’t happen, sides remain tribal and no progress ever occurs.

The TDB is proud to livestream The Israel Debate between John Minto and Dr David Cumin,  Thursday this week.

The debate between Palestine Solidarity Network Aotearoa National Chair John Minto and the Israel Institute’s Dr David Cumin is on Thursday, 3rd October at 7pm at Auckland University.

The debate topic is “Different Perspectives on Israel”.

The debate came about after John challenged Dr Cumin to a debate (via the letters section in the Press newspaper) after Cumin claimed the Middle East situation was very complicated. It is common for Zionist supporters of Israel to claim the situation is complex– it’s a key tactic they use to discourage people from criticising Israel.

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It is incredibly rare for a public debate to occur and this is a unique opportunity for both sides to front and argue the issue.

This is a must attend event.

WHAT: “Different Perspectives on Israel”

WHEN: 7pm, Thursday October 3rd

WHERE: Room 051, Owen Glenn Building – University of Auckland