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    • David
    • 01.04.11 | 20:41 (IDT)

    "Every fascism is an index of a failed revolution." - Walter Benjamin. The important application of this analysis here is that Israel's founding under the exclusionary Zionist principles that won-out in the great Jewish revolution to find a homeland have failed. Anti and Post-Zionists are trying to declare this important point, that the model which was put forth by the Zionists with 20th century Euro-nationalist ideology failed. Moderate, integrationist, and international socialist (vs national socialism which was early Israel) voices were crushed and now we have the looming fascism. Nothing short of a new revolution needs to and is taking place - that's why the failed-Zionists are pulling out every trick in the book to forestall their failure and in the meantime endangering Jews worldwide. The religious are too narrow to see this and adapt. The vast majority of Israelis do not think for themselves and their diaspora brothers encourage this ignorance.

    from the article: The extreme right turned Israel into an anachronism
    First published 03:53 01.04.11 | Last updated 03:53 01.04.11
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