Norman Finkelstein and I were interviewed by The Real News about the current hysteria over antisemitism in the Labour Party: You can read my detailed assessment of previous outings of this sordid saga here and here. An interview I conducted with Norman about these issues in 2016 may be read here.
I was interviewed about my new book by Professor Yaacov Yadgar, Stanley Lewis Professor of Israel Studies at the University of Oxford, here. I also discussed a couple of the book’s chapters, on the settlements and Hamas, on The Real News:
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s announced support for a two-state solution to the Israel-Palestine conflict has drawn fire from elements of her base. Many activists believe that the two-state solution is dead, and view support for it as a betrayal of Palestinian rights. They would prefer that Ocasio-Cortez advocate a one-state solution to the conflict instead. But this […]
Human rights groups and UN bodies have condemned Israel’s “excessive” and “disproportionate” use of force in Gaza. But this does not go far enough. In a new essay for Jacobin, Norman Finkelstein and I argue that Israel cannot claim a right to use any force in Gaza — whether moderate or excessive, proportionate or disproportionate; whether […]
Muhammad Shehada and I have written an article debunking, in detail, Israel’s multifold misrepresentations of the Gaza protests. We conclude: In the face of Israel’s onslaught, and as the international community have looked on with indifference, the people of Gaza exhibited near superhuman courage and restraint. No amount of lies can efface this ineffaceable truth. […]
The position of Anneliese Dodds MP (Labour – Oxford East) on the massacre in Gaza has improved has a result of pressure from constituents. But it remains wholly inadequate. OXFORD CONSTITUENTS: Please write to Anneliese to ask her to support a suspension of arms sales to Israel, an independent international inquiry into Israel’s massacre and […]
EMERGENCY TWEET-STORM FOR GAZA: Hashtag: #ICCIndictIsraelNow! Time: 8pm-9pm tonight, London time. Spread the word! — Some example tweets: 1. Israel’s blockade of Gaza must be lifted “immediately and unconditionally” (UN Report by New York State judge Mary McGowan Davis). #ICCIndictIsraelNow! 2. “I’ve never seen such massive destruction ever before” (Peter Maurer, head of the International Committee […]