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Title:
The politics of anti-Semitism
Author:
Cockburn, Alexander.
Publication Information:
Petrolia, Calif. : CounterPunch ; Oakland, Calif. : AK Press, 2003.
Physical Description:
viii, 178 pages ; 19 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781902593777
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Book

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Summary

How did a term once used accurately to describe the most virulent evil become a charge flung at the mildest critic of Israel, particularly concerning its atrocious treatment of Palestinians? In this groundbreaking collection, academics, journalists, political commentators and former U.S. Reps tackle the current Middle East crisis, the U.S. domestic Israel lobby and its ramifications worldwide. Contributors include Robert Fisk, Norman Finkelstein, Cynthia McKinney, Yuri Avneri, Will Yeoman, Shaheed Alam, Anne Pettifer, Neve Gordon, Yigal Bronner and more.


Author Notes

Alexander Cockburn is a syndicated national columnist, whose work appears regularly in the Nation, NY Free Press, and LA Times, amongst others. Together with Jeffrey St. Clair, he is the editor of the online journal Alexander Cockburn is co-editor of the online journal Counterpunch and has authored and edited numerous books, including the best-selling Whiteout. Award-winning investigative journalist Jeffrey St. Clair is co-editor of CounterPunch and author of 11 books, including the best sellers Whiteout: the CIA, Drugs and the Press; Al Gore: a User's Manual; and Five Days That Shook the World. He lives in Oregon City, Oregon.


Table of Contents

Alexander Cockburn and Jeffrey St. ClairMichael NeumannScott HandlemanAlexander CockburnLenni BrennerYuri AvneriLinda BelangerBruce JacksonRobert FiskKurt NimmoWill YeomansM. Shaheed AlamNorman FinkelsteinJeffrey St. ClairJeffrey BlankfortGeorge SunderlandKathy Christison and Bill ChristisonYigal BronnerEdward Said
Introductionp. vii
What Is Anti-Semitism?p. 1
Trivializing Jew-Hatredp. 13
My Life as an "Anti-Semite"p. 21
Anti-Semitism Old and Newp. 39
Manufacturing Anti-Semitesp. 43
Words Hurt, But Tanks Killp. 49
Jews Like Usp. 53
Why Does Malkovich Want to Kill Me?p. 59
Poetry as Treason?p. 63
The Divestment Campaignp. 69
A New Theology of Powerp. 73
Counterfeit Courage: Reflections on "Political Correctness" in Germanyp. 79
Attack on the Libertyp. 85
The Israel Lobby and the Leftp. 99
Our Vichy Congressp. 119
Dual Loyaltiesp. 127
A Journey to Beit Jallap. 145
Dignity, Solidarity and The Penal Colonyp. 151
Indexp. 173