Show: A Progressive Voice

Episode: 0230 Norman Finkelstein Isreal Mowing the Gaza Lawn


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Norman Finkelstein spoke on August 17th, 2014 in Princeton, NJ. at the "A Peaceful March and Rally for the People of Gaza", at the rally located at the 'Fountain of Freedom' in front of Woodrow Wilson Library, Princeton University.

The rally was sponsored by 'Princeton for Palestine' is a new group of local Princeton academics, students, activists and community members https://www.facebook.com/PrincetonCommitteeOnPalestine

Norman Finklestein goes from an analogy of when received his Ph.D in Political Science from Princeton University when he mowed the lawn for them, to present day events in Gaza and the reference Israeli uses of their recent action in Gaza as Mowing the Lawn. In this amazing 30 minute speech Norman Finklestein connects the dots of the many incidents in detail leading up to the present war that occurred between Israeli and the Palestrina’s in Gaza. No one is spared from President Obama to UN Ban Ki-moon or even allegorical references to the classic 1932 movie The Freaks.

Norman Finklestein is an American political scientist, activist, professor, and author. His primary fields of research are the Israeli–Palestinian conflict and the politics of the Holocaust.

Other speakers at the Rally included Norman Finkelstein, political scientist, Author Chris Hedges a Pulitzer Prize Winner , Shadee Elmasry, Director of Education at New Brunswick Islamic Center, Amani Al-Khatahtbeh, media relations specialist at the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee, and Sherif Ibrahim, a local activist.

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