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    • david
    • 12.11.05 | 16:19 (IST)

    And now I see another David possessing some sense. The failure f socialism? What about capitalism. Capitalism today only succeeds in finding the cheapest cost of labor, launching war to find more markets, enriching a few and making life increasingly difficult for the many. Yet the Israel of Sharon, Netanyahu, and regrettably some of Labor has bought into the notion that enriching capitalists is a noble ambition. Privatization, higher tuition for education, reducing the basket of social valves, all of these attributes seem ot characterize 2005 Israel. Its class differential is higher than that of all of Europe. It is time to return to the values of equality and social justice. Hopefully Peretz can revitalize Labor and make socialism a proud goal, once again.

    from the article: Analysis / Fold up the road map
    First published 00:00 11.11.05 | Last updated 00:00 11.11.05
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