Greece has shown the world that there is an alternative to austerity: wresting power from the hands of elites, corporations and banks through the reassertion of democratic control.
Reducing Palestinians to heroes capable of resisting Israel's military and failing to see their home as a community seeking connections with the outside world contributes to Gaza's dehumanization.
Harrison Samphir is a Winnipeg-based writer and editorial assistant at Canadian Dimension Magazine. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org. Follow him on Twitter @HarrySamphir.