Moshé Machover

Moshé Machover was born in Tel-Aviv, studied at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and taught mathematics there before coming to London University in 1968. He was at first at Chelsea College, then in the History and Philosophy of Science Department at KCL, joining the Philosophy Department in 1992.

He was Reader in Mathematical Logic, and is now Professor of Philosophy. Among his publications are: Lectures on Non-Standard Analysis (with J. Hirschfeld), A Course in Mathematical Logic (with J.L. Bell) and Laws of Chaos: A Probabilistic Approach to Political Economy (with E. Farjoun), Set Theory, Logic and their Limitations, and The Measurement of Voting Power: Theory and Practice, Problems and Paradoxes (with D. Felsenthal).

His current interests include nonstandard analysis and voting paradoxes.

Populism, annexationism, messianism, Weekly Worker, 18 April 2019

'No political attachment', Weekly Worker, 28 February 2019

Why Israel is a racist state, Labour Party Marxists, 25 September 2018

We must define antisemitism to fight it effectively, Letter by Moshe Machover and others, The Guardian, 15 June 2018

End of a love affair? Wewekly Worker, 24 May 2018

Zionist chutzpah, Weekly Worker, 10 May 2018

Interview with the Israeli-British socialist Moshé Machover, conducted by Reza Chitsaz, an Iranian socialist, YouTube, 17 April 2018 (video)

A trip to central Europe where past meets present by Jackie Walker, Jewish Voice for Labour/Medium, 17 February 2018

»Das ist Antisozialismus der dummen Kerls« Ein Gespräch mit Moshé Machover Von Valery Renner, Junge Welt, 9 February 2018

Falsely accused of anti-Semitism, Weekly Worker, 11 January 2018

ERODING THE CONSENSUS: An interview with Moshé Machover, Science for the People, 20 November 2017

Target for a witch-hunt, Weekly Worker, 16 November 2017

Labour Party laws are being used to quash dissent by Richard Kuper, Red Pepper, 8 November 2017

Has the Labour anti-Semitism smear been defeated? by Asa Winstanley, The Electronic Intifada, 7 November 2017

Update – my expulsion grudgingly rescinded, Israeli Occupation Archive, 3 November 2017

“Discipline the rascals who are bringing the Labour Party into disrepute”, Labour Party Marxists, 2 November 2017

Build the momentum by David Shearer, Weekly Worker, 2 November 2017

Facing outcry, UK Labour reverses expulsion of anti-Zionist Moshé Machover by Asa Winstanley, The Electronic Intifada, 31 October 2017

Statement from Academics for Palestine in Support of Professor Moshe Machover, 23 October 2017

Communication from Moshé Machover to the legal queries unit, 16 October 2017

Don't expel Moshé Machover: Open letter to the Leader of the Labour Party by Brian Eno and others, Free Speech on Israel, 13 October 2017

Confession, Weekly Worker, 13 October 2017

Labour Expels Jewish Anti-Zionist for 'Anti-Semitism' by Shir Ever and Moshé Machover, The Real News, 10 October 2017

As battle rages in UK Labour Party, Moshe Machover expelled after asserting ‘Anti-Zionism does not equal anti-Semitism’ by Jonathan Cook, 5 October 2017

In defence of history: Reinhard Heydrich, Zionism and saying the ‘unsayable’, Labour Party Marxists, 5 October 2017

Guilt by Association is now Labour Party Practice by Mike Cushman, Free Speech on Israel, 5 October 2017

Israeli anti-Zionist expelled from Labour amid anti-Semitism smear by Asa Winstanley, The Electronic Intifada, 4 October 2017

Jewish Socialists’ Group statement in support of Dr Moshe Machover, 4 October 2017

The war Israel planned, Israeli Occupation Archive, 11 July 2017

Israel and the Messiah’s ass, Weekly Worker, 1 June 2017

Class struggle or national war? Weekly Worker, 4 May 2017

Burial of the two-state ‘solution', Weekly Worker, 23 February 2017

Video: Moshé Machover - Neve Gordon - Avi Shlaim On Film, YouTube, 3 February 2017

Pales tine and Hebrew self-determination, Weekly Worker, 12 January 2017

Immeasurable loss: Obituary: Moshé Machover remembers Sadiq Jalal al-Azm, 1934-2016, Weekly Worker, 15 December 2016

Anti-Zionism and Anti-Semitism by Tony Greenstein and Moshé Machover, YouTube, 15 September 2016 (video)

The decolonisation of Palestine, Weekly Worker, 23 June 2016

Don’t apologise - attack, Weekly Worker, 19 May 2016

Anti-Zionism does not equate to antisemitism, Letters, The Guardian, 10 May 2016

Zionism and anti-Semitism, Weekly Worker, 5 May 2016

New context, new focus, Weekly Worker, 4 February 2016

Colonialism and the natives, Weekly Worker, 17 December 2015

The dog and the tail, Weekly Worker, 8 October 2015

US imperialism and Israel's role, Weekly Worker, 11 June 2015

A very special relationship, The Project, 2 May 2015

Searching for a pretext, Weekly Worker, 26 March 2015

Netanyahu's double gamble, Weekly Worker, 5 March 2015

The World Today Tariq Ali in conversation with Moshé Machover, teleSUR, February 17, 2015 (video)

Do many UK Jews really see no future in Britain due to a 'wave' of anti-semitism? Letter to The Guardian, Stop the War, 26 January 2015

Israel's quest for legitimacy, Israeli Occupation Archive, 18 September 2014

Why our boycott campaign against Israel makes sense, Letters, The Guardian, 11 July 2014

Mainspring of the Arab revolt, Weekly Worker, 9 January 2014

Palestine/Israel: Belling the cat, Weekly Worker, 12 December 2013

Zionism, Imperialism, and Socialism by Tom Mayer, Monthly Review, 18 November 2013

Global economy: Too big not to fail, Weekly Worker, 5 September 2013

Israel - Palestine: Déjà vu all over again, Weekly Worker, 25 July 2013

Zionist myths: Hebrew versus Jewish identity, Weekly Worker, 16 May 2013

Syrian bombing: Netanyahu attempts to provoke new confrontation by Yassamine Mather and Moshé Machover, Weekly Worker, 9 May 2013

Realities of Zionism by David Finkel, Israeli Occupation Archive, 3 May 2013

Review: Nation-states, globalised capital and a former Marxist, Weekly Worker, 28 March 2013

Remembering Akiva (Aki) Orr, Israeli Occupation Archive, 26 March 2013

Anti-war anniversary: Party with all-round strategy needed, Weekly Worker, 14 March 2013

Israel: Implosion and polarisation, Weekly Worker, 31 January 2013

Israel-Palestine – race against history, Israeli Occupation Archive, 10 January 2013

Moshé Machover review: The intersemitic crisis by Chris Gray, Israeli Occupation Archive, 10 January 2013

Israel-Gaza: Why did Israel do it?, Weekly Worker, 13 December 2012

On Israeli Apartheid, Israeli Occupation Archive, 23 October 2012

Netanyahu seeks war with Iran so he can ethnically cleanse the West Bank — Machover by Philip Weiss, Mondoweiss, 23 July 2012

Standing the test of time, Weekly Worker, 19 July 2012

Listen to Moshé Machover on Iran, Israel and the Middle East, Hands Off the People of Iran, 6 June 2012

Value, prices and probabilities, Weekly Worker, 22 March 2012

Netanyahu's war wish, Weekly Worker, 9 February 2012

Israel's fury – a brief explanation, Israeli Occupation Archive, 3 November 2011

Zionist 'negotiating strategy' sham, Weekly Worker, 29 September 2011

Israel rocked by protests, Weekly Worker, 1 September 2011

Comrade Oded (Odik) Pilavsky, Israeli Occupation Archive, 19 April 2011

The long road to the Arab revolution, Weekly Worker, 31 March 2011

Shlomo Sand's The invention of the Jewish people, Israeli Occupation Archive, 12 January 2011

The endless so-called ‘peace process', Israeli Occupation Archive, 16 December 2010

Why I am not an Israeli peace activist, Weekly Worker, 7 October 2010

Miliband's values on foreign policy, Letters, The Guardian, 7 October 2010

Colonizers' Hutzpah, MR Zine, 3 June 2010

Democracy, present and future (video) Speakers: Mike Macnair (CPGB), Moshé Machover (guest speaker), Communist Party of Great Britain, 1 June 2010

IOA Exclusive Interview – Moshe Machover: “Educate People”, Israeli Occupation Archive, 7 May 2010

Israeli Socialism and anti-Zionism: Historical Tasks and Balance Sheet, 8 March 2010

Palestine is too small for solving the Palestine Question, 30.10.2009

Palestiina on liian pieni Palestiinan kysymyksen ratkaisuun, Kansan Uutiset/Viikkolehti, 30.10.2009

Is it Apartheid? Israeli Occupation Archive, 23 November 2009

Collective Decision-Making and Supervision in a Communist Society, ZNet, 12 November 2009

Hell for Palestinians Mark Fischer talked to Moshé Machover, Weekly Worker, 8 January 2009


Israelis and Palestinians: Conflict and Resolution

Barry Amiel and Norman Melburn Trust Annual Lecture
30 November 2006

Moshé Machover on Israel's permanent war by Matthew Cookson

Socialist Worker, 5 August 2006

Zionism — a major obstacle

22 September 2005

EU Constitution: A debate by Hannu Reime, Moshé Machover & Arie Finkelstein

28 June 2005

A FAQ: What do you think about suicide bombers?

ZNet, 11 March 2005

Which is the greater evil?

17 May 2004

Geneva Accord: Ideological capitulation to Zionism

11 December 2003

The oil connection

10 March 2003

Tony Blair's dilemma

16 February 2003

A Nice Trap

Polarities 2001

Confusion reigns over voting in EU Council

Polarities, November 2000

An interview with Moshé Machover by Hannu Reime

21 June 2000

Developed capitalism and the prospects for socialism An inteview with Moshé Machover by Hannu Reime

Iran Bulletin, November 1999

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