Category Archives: Academics

Chomsky on Israel’s claims of “self-defense”

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

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A Lifetime Quest to Finish a Monumental Encyclopedia of Iran

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

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Chomsky denied entry into Gaza by Israel

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.

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Finkelstein on using the Holocaust for political ends

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.

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Lowkey and Finkelstein Rap

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

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