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 56: Labour’s Brexit Tragedy: Guest Post by Deborah Maccoby

BREXIT UPDATE 56: LABOUR’S BREXIT TRAGEDY Looking back on the Brexit Updates that I have been posting since January, I can see many warning signs that foreshadowed the disastrous outcome of the 2019 General Election.  In terms of Brexit, the two main reasons for the defeat were: 1) the timing of the election; and 2) Labour’s incoherent Brexit policy.

How the Iowa Caucuses Work (A Bernie organizer explains)

Here’s how the caucuses work 1. You show up at your caucus location based on precinct at 6:30 pm for registration. If you’re an independent, you can register as a democrat at the night of the caucus. 2. Doors close at 7:00 pm sharp. Show up at 7:01, and you won’t be able to caucus 3. Because the party runs caucuses, and not election officials, a chair and secretary that’s appointed by the party calls the caucus to order


Dear OR Books authors, To celebrate the tenth anniversary of OR Books, we’re having a sale: all OR paperbacks, including your books, are $10, and readers can get any ten e-books for $10. Additionally, readers can get any OR paperback for free with an order of ten or more paperback titles.

Steve Bell on Corbyn vs. Mirvis: Guest Post by Deborah Maccoby

Steve Bell cartoon on Corbyn vs. Mirvis (based on a TV cooking contest called The  Great British Bake-Off).  My money is on Corbyn:

By the Inimitable Alfred de Zayas–Hyperfluent and Hyperliterate in More Languages Than I Can Count

  Thank the Heavens Thank the Heavens for all Beauty that surrounds us, heritage along with duty, heraldry of sun and moon, of galaxies in flight, our daily blessings from the Architect of Light. Thank the Heavens for the fractured rays of shimmering auroras, sunsets all ablaze, horizon glows, sheet lightning, thunderbolts, refreshing rains, twin rainbows, nature’s somersaults. Thank the Heavens for exuberant celestial blue, fast shooting stars and constellations that renew, wonderment at limitless experiments,

Jews4Labour Calls ALL Labour Supporters: Join Us for a Festival to LIFE (L’CHAIM!) and REAL Change!

Jews4Labour ALL Labour supporters to join us in a CELEBRATION to LIFE (L&;CHAIM!) and REAL Change! Saturday 7 December, 7-8.30pm. Central London Location TBC. Bring your singing voices, and spread the word!

NEW BOOK on ‘Labour Antisemitism’, with contributions by NORMAN G. FINKELSTEIN and JAMIE STERN-WEINER

Verso_antisemitismebook- The ‘Labour antisemitism’ controversy is, in its profile and its protractedness, unprecedented in modern British politics. Its prominence may increase still further as polling day draws near, while other progressive campaigns abroad—notably supporters of Bernie Sanders in the United States—are beginning to be targeted with the same allegations.