Maybe its because the term is wrong - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Shlomo
    • 14.08.11 | 09:59 (IDT)

    Most of us don't view it as an "occupation", but as a "reclamation". It is only those who want to punish us for reclaiming our heritage who want it to be viewed as a negative where every other people in the world would be celebrated for re-asserting ownership over unjustly taken land - the original sin was not in 1967 or 1948 but centuries earlier when the Jewish people were forcibly displaced from here. Those who use the term "occupation" then are the ones who hope to divide and impose failed leftist views on the world. BTW my view is that there have been no free markets in reality for at least 40 years in the Western world, the current crisis is because of government interference for vested interests (corporations) is part of the economic problem. More free markets are needed everywhere, not bailouts for banksters and not socialism for the masses.

    from the article: Israel's social protesters mustn't forget the occupation
    First published 02:04 14.08.11 | Last updated 02:04 14.08.11
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