Cost of general strike will be billions - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Ilan
    • 13.02.11 | 12:38 (IST)

    It is extortion that works. The threat of a general strike which will cost the government billions is more than enough incentive yield since it will cost less. The public sentiment and democracy in general are not part of the equation. This is a simple power play by the Histadrut fueled by some simplistic populism from the opposition and the media.

    from the article: Attentive to the people
    First published 01:27 13.02.11 | Last updated 01:27 13.02.11
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