Tag Archives: Alan Dershowitz

How Finkelstein Broke the Trauma Bond?

Finkelstein is not just a public intellectual, however: there is something too explosive about the subjects he writes about for that category to completely contain him. He acts out a role that is Grecian in its cosmopolitanism, Abrahamic in its … Continue reading

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Alan Dershowitz’ Long Reach

When Halle’s (Germany) Max Planck Institute (MPI) for Social Anthropology had invited Norman Finkelstein for a public lecture on freedom of expression in academia (see description below) and hosting a closed workshop on his new book project, Gaza – an Inquest Into its … Continue reading

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The Making of Norman Finkelstein

A couple of years ago, I have seen American Radical with much sympathy for Norman Finkelstein. It was after I had followed in full the fateful “debate” with Alan Dershowitz at “DemocracyNow!” about the latter’s apologetic trash “The Case for Israel” which is … Continue reading

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Collect it All Doesn’t Mean Collect it All, Michael Hayden

Last night’s Munk Debate on “be it resolved state surveillance is a legitimate defense of our freedoms” did not see drones circling above Toronto, Canada. With one possible exception, no heated fight between Harvard law professor Alan Dershowitz and former constutional … Continue reading

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Be It Resolved State Surveillance is a Legitimate Defence of Our Freedoms?

Is this still a serious question for a public debate? Next Friday, Glenn Greenwald, blogger at The Intercept, and Alexis Ohanian, co-founder of reddit, will debate Alan Dershowitz and former CIA Director Michael Hayden on “The Surveillance State” (which seems to be … Continue reading

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