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Defeating dependency, creating a resistance economy

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  • Hn Social History And Conditions. Social Problems. Social Reform
  • Economics


Alaa Tartir, Sam Bahour and Samer Abdelnour Defeating dependency, creating a resistance economy Discussion paper [or working paper, etc.] Original citation: artir, Alaa , Bahour, Sam and Abdelnour, Samer (2012) Defeating dependency, creating a resistance economy. Policy brief, Al-Shabaka, Washington D.C. This version available at: Originally available from Al-Shabaka Available in LSE Research Online: May 2013 © 2012 The Author LSE has developed LSE Research Online so that users may access research output of the School. Copyright © and Moral Rights for the papers on this site are retained by the individual authors and/or other copyright owners. Users may download and/or print one copy of any article(s) in LSE Research Online to facilitate their private study or for non-commercial research. You may not engage in further distribution of the material or use it for any profit-making activities or any commercial gain. You may freely distribute the URL ( of the LSE Research Online website. Defeating Dependency, Creating a Resistance Economy 1 [email protected] al-shabaka the palestinian policy network al-shabaka policy brief DEFEATING DEPENDENCY, CREATING A RESISTANCE ECONOMY By Alaa Tart ir , Sam Bahour, and Samer Abdelnour February 2012 Overview In an important recent piece - Economic Hallucination - Ramallah-based Al-Shabaka policy advisor Sam Bahour exposed the charade played by both Western donors and the Palestinian Authority (PA) to cover up the occupied territory’s inexorable economic meltdown after decades of Israeli military occupation. Arguing that the combined donor-PA approach poses major obstacles to freedom and rights, Bahour concluded: “It’s time for a new economic model, one built on economic justice, social welfare, solidarity, and sustainability.” What would such an econo

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