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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BREXIT UPDATE 60: The Internal Market Bill: the Second Reading: Guest Post by Deborah Maccoby

BREXIT UPDATE 60: The Internal Market Bill: the Second Reading Last Monday (September 14), the Internal Market Bill underwent its Second Reading (which is really its first stage; the First Reading is just its brief formal introduction to the House).

Birdwatcher’s Corner (7): Welcome to the World

By Nico Arcilla and Maren Hackmann-Mahajan Whatever we may be going through in these turbulent times, new life is all around us as we move into autumn, and many young birds are making their first migration. We dedicate this edition of Birdwatcher’s Corner to all those caring for new life, and to young birds in particular, with their courage and resilience that belies their fragility.

BREXIT UPDATE 59: The Internal Market Bill: The Brexit Drama Resumes: Guest Post by Deborah Maccoby

BREXIT UPDATE 59: The Internal Market Bill: The Brexit Drama Resumes It’s so long since I wrote a Brexit Update and the row that has now broken out is so complicated that it is useful to start with a recapitulation of the plot so far in relation to Boris Johnson’s deal with the EU. Boris’s Deal:  the Plot so Far

A Friend Replies to a Correspondent

A correspondent wrote to Norman Finkelstein, who forwarded it to a friend of his.
I will forward this to an Indian Hindu friend of mine for his opinion.
Professor Finkelstein, I would first and foremost like to thank you for all the work you’ve done; it’s had a great effect on the lives of both myself and my friends.

A Letter from a Correspondent on the Immortality of a Kind Spirit

Dear Mr. Finkelstein,
I saw your post which said that today was the centenary of your mother&;s birth. I would like to mention something which I think could be important for you. I hope you have the time to read through this.


I, for one, believe Steve Pinker.  How could he have known what Alan Dershowitz was up to?  When Dershowitz called on Pinker&;s expert knowledge of verbs to get Epstein off, he was just asked by Dershowitz to parse the verbs rape and sodomize.