Antony Loewenstein

Research Associate, Australian Centre for Independent Journalism, University of Technology Sydney

Antony Loewenstein is a freelance journalist, author and blogger. He has written for The Guardian, Haaretz, The Washington Post, Sydney Morning Herald, The Australian, Sydney's Sun-Herald, ZNet, The Big Issue, Crikey, CounterPunch and others.

He is a board member of Macquarie University's Centre for Middle East and North African Studies and appears regularly on radio, in public and at universities in Australia and overseas (including Harvard) discussing current affairs and politics.

A contributor to Not Happy, John (2004), a bestseller on the controversy over the awarding of the Sydney Peace Prize to Hanan Ashrawi and To A Time to Speak Out (2008), on the rise of global Jewish dissent, Antony is also the co-founder of Independent Australian Jewish Voices.

His 2008 book The Blogging Revolution is about the internet in repressive regimes. His bestseller on the Israel/Palestine conflict, My Israel Question (1st edn, 2006; 2nd edn 2007), was re-released in 2009 in a fully updated third edition.

He is currently writing a book on disaster capitalism (due 2013) and in 2012 will release a book on Israel/Palestine called After Zionism and a title about the Left. Both My Israel Question and The Blogging Revolution are being translated in a number of foreign languages.

Experience

  • –present
    Research Associate, Australian Centre for Independent Journalism, UTS