Ever since we moved back to LA, I’ve been shocked and horrified by how bad the homeless situation here has gotten in the years that we’ve been gone. And while everyone here is aware of this “problem,” no one with any real political power is willing to do anything about it — because to do so would require totally reconfiguring the way our society operates. Instead, the only thing that people here agree on is that it’s probably best to ship the homeless to gulags
I can't recall Palestinians called IDPs. That might humanize them too much and make the U.S.'s super-duper special ally crazy. But not as much as if we call them Palestinians, the owners of Palestine.