Norman G. Finkelstein

Norman G. Finkelstein received his doctorate in 1988 from the Department of Politics at Princeton University.

For many years he taught political theory and the Israel-Palestine conflict. He currently writes and lectures.

Finkelstein is the author of nine books that have been translated into 50 foreign editions

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NORMAN FINKELSTEIN ON ABORTION, ROE, AND THE ALITO OPINION   Note:  In this excerpt from my forthcoming book, I’ll Burn That Bridge When I Get to It!, I address whether it’s legitimate to suppress speech on the grounds that the said speech is socially “regressive.”  I answer in the negative, and illustrate the point by considering the abortion debate.   


TABLE OF CONTENTS   Foreword PART I     IDENTITY POLITICS AND CANCEL CULTURE 1    Confessions of a Crusty, Crotchety, Cantankerous, Contrarian,  Communist Casualty of Cancel Culture   2    Kimberlé Crenshaw Goes on a Safari   3    Ta-Nehisi Coates Demands Reparations, Sort of   4    Robin DiAngelo Kicks Karen’s Butt   5    Ibram X. Kendi’s Woke Guide to Who’s Hot and Who’s Not   6    Barack Obama’s “Neat Trick”   Conclusion to Part I     PART II     ACADEMIC FREEDOM    Prefatory Note   7     Who’s Afraid of Holocaust Denial?

A correspondent comment on the state of American Jewry

[The correspondent prefers to remain anonymous) After reading your What Gandhi Says I bought and read Knowing Too Much, which I also found to be illuminating.  I must confess I read the book looking more for insight into domestic American politics than in American policy toward Israel and Palestine.  Jews in late 20th and early 21st century America have played an outsized role in politics, and changes in their political outlook and identification will have great influence on national affairs.

Explaining the Israel-Palestine conflict and the siege of Gaza with Norman Finkelstein


05/06/2021 Updates from our reporter in Jerusalem, Y.C. – Sheikh Jarrah Protest

Most readers have probably heard about the Israeli attempts to Judaize Sheikh Jarrah.For the past few months, the Palestinians residents of the East Jerusalem have been protesting against the impending supreme court order to expel them from their homes, which would be given to Jewish settlers.