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Norman Finkelstein

Teaching John Stuart Mill in Iran: A Conversation With Political Scientist Norman Finkelstein

Danny Postel | Posted 07.08.2014 | World
Danny Postel

His students weren't the usual liberal-minded suspects--who represent a significant swath of Iran's educated classes, incidentally. He taught Mill to largely conservative-oriented students in an institution that cranks out apparatchiks for the Islamic Republic.

Alan Dershowitz, Defender of Academic Freedom - Heal Thyself!

Jonathan Weiler | Posted 04.08.2013 | Politics
Jonathan Weiler

While trumpeting himself as a defender of academic freedom, Alan Dershowitz's actual record calls that self-approbation into doubt.

Anti-antisemitic Hitmen And The New Judeophobia

Jonathan Judaken | Posted 04.06.2013 | Religion
Jonathan Judaken

To say that anti-Zionism is antisemitism is too simplistic, just as it is a canard to say that Zionism is racism or that Israel is an apartheid state. Scholars have something important to contribute to this debate: to facilitate a more rounded discussion of the new Judeophobia.

How the Split on the Jewish Left Helps AIPAC and What Can Be Done About It

Myriam Miedzian | Posted 05.22.2012 | Politics
Myriam Miedzian

Liberal Jewish organizations agree on many issues, but fundamental disagreements remain.

It's Israeli Apartheid Week -- Just Tell the Truth

Bradley Burston | Posted 04.28.2012 | World
Bradley Burston

All Americans deserve democracy and self-determination. So do both of the native peoples of the Holy Land, Palestinians and Israelis alike.

DePaul University Accused Of Denying Tenure To Minority Professors

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

In 2007, Chicago's DePaul University attracted national attention when it denied tenure to the controversial Israeli-Palestine scholar Norman Finkelst...

The F Word: Anger over Israel Hurts U.S.

Laura Flanders | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Laura Flanders

As we wait to see any substantive response from the U.S. president to Israel's killings of peace workers seeking to break the years-long Gaza siege, i...

Demeaning Jewish Victims of Terrorism

Alan Dershowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Alan Dershowitz

Following the terrorist attack in Jerusalem on Wednesday which killed at least 3 Israelis, discredited academic Norman Finkelstein sunk to a new low.