At 8:30 following news, Ali Abunimah discusses the efficacy, the legality of locating US embassy in Jerusalem, Palestinian desires for peace, and political positioning of both US parties vis a vis the Middle East and Palestine/Israel. At 9:15, Alice O’Connor addresses the rising US poverty rates, past policies designed to alleviate poverty, present ones that contribute to the steady rise with 46 million people now below the official poverty line, and possible strategies to reverse the trend. Elizabeth Robinson hosts.