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    • ARTH
    • 27.01.13 | 17:20 (IST)

    There is a vast difference in privilege between the well-to-do working professionals and the true rich in Israel. Voters for Lapid are affluent, but they also work. While they live well, they are finding it difficult to maintain their economic position as more and more of Israel's national income is transferred to its true rich and economically elite class. This socioeconomic class is often perceived as "rich" by those at a lower socioeconomic station then they are... On the other hand, as the physicians, lawyers, accountants, and executives etc. of the Israeli rentier class, they are well aware that they are not really rich and more so than any group, they are meant to feel that they are their well)compensated servants.

    from the article: The wealthy minions of Yair Lapid
    First published 10:50 27.01.13 | Last updated 10:50 27.01.13
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