Ties that bind: The occupation and social justice.

My latest at Open Zion/The Daily Beast:

Over at +972 Ami Kaufman takes issue with those of us who advocate for an end to occupation, support Israel’s social protest movement, and marshal as one of our arguments the fact that occupation and settlement are pretty expensive endeavors (an argument I made here).

Kaufman writes:

Every once in a while you’ll hear someone say that the occupation costs us so much money. Money that could have gone to health, education, infrastructure and whatever.

Well, the question in itself is, how to say…stupid.

“Stupid”…! Well, I would take umbrage (a thing at which I excel), but for the fact that Kaufman makes some excellent points.

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