18% Unemployment Spin - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Mark of Lewiston
    • 12.04.10 | 20:51 (IDT)

    Spinning 18% unemployment as an economic boom takes a lot of imagination. Would Israelis accept that for themselves and accept it placidly or even get excited about the good times? I have trouble picturing that. It sounds much more like a severe economic depression that would bring down most governments in the world and radicalize the population, maybe even get them to embrace some really radical ideology.

    from the article: MESS Report / West Bank economic boom? Not yet
    First published 17:35 12.04.10 | Last updated 17:59 12.04.10
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