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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Here’s to a jolly-good-fellow who wants to share his music (Letter from a correspondent)

Kind Sir, I am a musician (saxophone) and teacher living in Antwerp, Belgium. I love to listen, study, write and practice music as much as I can. Inspiring others to go out and explore music for themselves feels like a meaningful act, so that is what I do.

BREXIT UPDATE 35: Boris and the Red Wine on the Sofa: Guest Post by Deborah Maccoby

BREXIT UPDATE 35: Boris and the Red Wine on the Sofa The Conservative Leadership contest has now been whittled down to the final two candidates: the former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and the present Foreign Secretary, Jeremy Hunt; they will engage in 16 hustings debates over the next few weeks.  Tory Party members will receive their ballot papers between July 6 and July 8; and the name of the new Conservative Party leader and Prime Minister is expected to be announced in the week beginning July 22. Rounds 2 to 5

Insightful article on Bernie in the Washington Post

BURLINGTON, Vt. — On Halloween night in 1980, in a dank laundry room of a public-housing project here in his adopted hometown, Bernie Sanders’s friends sat him down for a serious talk about his future. He had none. Not if he kept going as he had for the previous decade. Sanders readily conceded that, having run for Vermont governor, twice, and for U.S. Senate, twice, never winning more than 6 percent of the vote, he risked getting stuck on the fringe, perceived as a joke.

BREXIT UPDATE 33: The Peterborough By-Election: Guest Post by Deborah Maccoby

BREXIT UPDATE 33: The Peterborough By-Election This was a week dominated in the British news by President Trump’s State Visit to the UK and the D-Day anniversary commemorations – but in terms of Brexit, the main story is the Peterborough by-election.  Minor though this sounds in comparison to these other two events, it is significant in relation to Brexit and a future General Election, even though its main moral is the need to go beyond Brexit.