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Tony Greenstein

Articles by Tony Greenstein

Palestine: Collectivising the mice

January 30 2014

The Arab working class is the agency that can win a Palestinian state, argues Tony Greenstein

Israel-Iran: An enemy at all costs

November 14 2013

Alongside the Saudis, Israel is pulling out all the stops to prevent a settlement with Iran. Tony Greenstein looks at Binyamin Netanyahu’s contortions

Arab spring turns to winter

September 05 2013

Tony Greenstein gives his view on the cooling prospects of the Arab Springs

Israel: Old wine in new Zionist bottles

January 24 2013

Tony Greenstein comments on the 2013 Israeli general election

Zionism review: How Zionist McCarthyism devours its own

December 20 2012

Tony Greenstein reviews: Antony Lerman -'The making and unmaking of a Zionist: a personal and political journey', Pluto Press, 2012, pp240, £20

Middle East: Israel annexes more land

December 06 2012

A UN vote giving increased recognition to Palestine has produced an Israeli show of contempt, writesTony Greenstein

Gaza: Masters of the Goebbels lie

November 22 2012

The mainstream narrative of Israel, Palestine and the middle east is a Big Lie, writes Tony Greenstein

The Left: There’s no success like failure

October 11 2012

Tony Greenstein bemoans the continuing self-marginalisation of Britain’s far left

Comment is not always free

August 16 2012

Why did The Guardian censor Israeli anti-Zionist Moshé Machover? Tony Greenstein investigates

Pragmatism in the service of imperialism

April 11 2012

Norman Finkelstein admits he has switched from,in his own words, being a critic of Israel to a diplomat who wants to resolve the conflict. Tony Greenstein looks at the issues

Police try to stop anti-fascist book launch

March 21 2012

Despite the clearly political intervention of the police, cowardly Quakers, and a handful of EDL youth, there was no stopping Tony Greensteins book launch in Brighton.

No room for anti-Semites

January 18 2012

Tony Greenstein looks ahead to this weekend's AGM of the Palestine Solidarity Campaign

Anti-Semitism in anti-Zionist garb

December 14 2011

Tony Greenstein reviews Gilad Atzmon 'The wandering who?' Zero Books, 2011, pp203,

Support Israeli protest movement without illusions

August 10 2011

Tony Greenstein argues that there is no such thing as the Israeli Jewish nation

Victory claimed as GMB rejects workfare

June 01 2011

What was a union's logo doing on a report recommending the privatisation of the employment and benefit service? Tony Greenstein reports

Re-enacting Nakba crimes

May 18 2011

Ever since 1948 Israel had been engaged in trying to erase the collective memory of the Nakba, writes Tony Greenstein

Two-sided reconciliation

May 04 2011

Tony Greenstein argues the importance of continuation of Palestinian resistance

'Anti-Zionist' holocaust denier

March 09 2011

Israeli jazz musician Gilad Atzmon represents a small but important current within the broader Palestine solidarity movement, writes Tony Greenstein. He sees the oppression of the Palestinians as being due to something inherent in Jewishness

Fear of the masses

February 09 2011

There is one thing that unites Israel, Hamas and Fatah, writes Tony Greenstein - opposition to the Egyptian revolution

The religious right and genocide

February 02 2011

Tony Greenstein looks at sections of Israel's orthodox rabbinate and makes a less than flattering comparison

Unison and the politics of class

December 08 2010

Why does a leading member of Socialist Resistance give her backing to a free-market attack on the disabled and elderly? Tony Greenstein reports on Unison's support for the 'personalisation' of care

Road to nowhere "“ the never ending 'peace talks'

October 06 2010

Tony Greenstein examines a war by other means

Apologists for 'war on terror'

August 25 2010

Tony Greenstein reviews Yitzhak Laor's 'The myths of liberal Zionism' Verso, 2009, pp192, £14.99

Official: Gaza is a prison camp

August 04 2010

Tony Greenstein sees a Palestinian David versus an Israeli Goliath

Proving Euripides right

June 02 2010

We are now seeing the beginning of the end of the Zionist state, writes Tony Greenstein

Aiming to be Arab-free

April 07 2010

What we are seeing in Israel is the beginning of a curtailment of civil rights for Israeli Jews as well as Palestinians, reports Tony Greenstein

By way of deception

February 24 2010

Israel is fully signed up to the hypocrisy and double standards of western imperialism, writes Tony Greenstein

Socialist Action relegates solidarity

February 10 2010

Tony Greenstein gives his view of the Palestine Solidarity Campaign annual conference

Socialist Action and the PSC

February 03 2010

Ahead of this Saturday's Palestine Solidarity Campaign AGM, Tony Greenstein of Brighton PSC argues that Socialist Action is leading the movement nowhere

Know your enemy

January 13 2010

Tony Greenstein looks at the obstacles placed in the way of the pro-Gaza mobilisations by Egypt and Hamas

A nail in the Zionist coffin

December 16 2009

Tony Greenstein reviews Shlomo Sand's The invention of the Jewish people Verso, 2009, pp313, £18.99

Zionist collaborators with Nazism revealed

November 04 2009

Tony Greenstein reviews two books by Francis Nicosia: The Third Reich and the Palestine question London 1985, pp320, £25.50; and Zionism and anti-Semitism in Nazi Germany Cambridge 2008, pp344, £50

Time to say goodbye

February 20 2008

Why does the SWP not break its links with holocaust-denier Gilad Atzmon? Tony Greenstein has more evidence of his anti-Jewish racism

Solidarity with the oppressed

September 26 2007

Tony Greenstein calls on socialists to support a boycott of Israel

Legitimising anti-semitism

March 28 2007

As the Israel lobby comes under unprecedented attack in the US and George Soros is described as "a cog in the Hitlerite wheel", Gilad Atzmon and his friends continue to peddle conspiracy theories, writes Tony Greenstein

Solidarity and SWP's favourite anti-semite

March 14 2007

The Palestine Solidarity Campaign wants to have it both ways over saxophonist Gilad Atzmon and the Deir Yassin Remembered group. Tony Greenstein (a founder member of the Palestinian Solidarity Campaign and a member of Jews Against Zionism) reports on the annual general meeting

The real resistance

July 12 2006

Popular opposition to anti-semitism saved thousands of Jews under Nazi occupation, writes Tony Greenstein in this concluding article - despite rather than because of Zionism

Hungary, Auschwitz and rewriting the holocaust

July 05 2006

In his third article on Zionism, Tony Greenstein continues his examination of collaboration and denial


July 05 2006

Zionism and the holocaust

June 28 2006

Tony Greenstein continues his examination of the unholy alliance between anti-semitism and Zionism. With the coming to power of the Nazis the collaboration reached new depths

Unholy alliance

June 21 2006

What is the link between Zionism and anti-semitism? Tony Greenstein explains that there is a closer connection than many modern Zionists would care to admit