One of the most intelligent political critics in the USA. Due to his outspoken style and controversial opinions he has been ostracized in political discussion as well as in his profession. Despite being a Jew, he has been labelled as an anti-semite by many for his criticism of Israel.
See also: Noam Chomsky, Howard Zinn.
Norman Finkelstein's assertion of the existence of a Holocaust Industry has caused a great amount of controversy.