Category Archives: Academics
Noam Chomsky: “When Israelis in the occupied territories now claim that they have to defend themselves, they are defending themselves in the sense that any military occupier has to defend itself against the population they are crushing… You can’t defend … Continue reading
After reading this, I couldn’t help but feel a profound sense of respect for this man. NYT: Ralph Ellison wrote for 40 years without finishing his novel “Juneteenth.” Antoni Gaudí labored 43 years on the Sagrada Família basilica in Barcelona, … Continue reading
The so-called “only democracy in the Middle East,” did not allow Professor Chomsky to enter the besieged Gaza Strip because accordingly, “Israel does not like what you [Chomsky] say”. See the al Jazeera video here. Read about it here.
In this video, we have Professor Finkelstein refusing to allow the memory of the Holocaust stifle legitimate criticism of Israeli policies vis-a-vis the indigenous Palestinian people.
Here we have Lowkey and Finkelstein breaking it down behind the mic. For those of you who don’t know who Dr. Finkelstein is… he’s a leading academic critic of Israel. His parents are Holocaust survivors and he has applied the … Continue reading
Huffington Post – Excerpt: “The U.S. and Israel have been acting in tandem to extend and deepen the occupation. In 2005, recognizing that it was pointless to subsidize a few thousand Israeli settlers in Gaza, who were appropriating substantial resources … Continue reading
The Daily Californian: International attention will descend on the ASUC Senate meeting tonight as senators consider upholding the passage of a controversial bill urging the student government and the University of California to divest from two companies that have provided … Continue reading
When I was an undergrad, I practically minor in Howard Zinn and Noam Chomsky. Needless to say, his death is a loss to all of us and a reminder to “do the right thing.” Associated Press: Howard Zinn, an author, … Continue reading