How Do You Separate Progressive Politics from Progressive Ideas? - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Yaakov Sullivan
    • 14.01.13 | 16:09 (IST)

    Why then is it the racist parties that are garnering the numbers in the upcoming election? Where are progressive ideas being implemented into policy? The reverse is true. The only true alternative in Israeli politics would be if Hadash gained a significant number of seats in the Knesset. That is not even talked about in the press. Israel is becoming more Jewish and less and less democratic. It is not an under its present regime does not want to become a government for all its citizens. As we witness a further deterioration in basic rights even among Jews who voice active opposition against the right wing regime we are seeing a reality forming that is neither Jewish nor democratic, just another government of tribal, ethnic demogagory.

    from the article: Victory of ultra-nationalists in Israel will estrange American Jews
    First published 11:46 14.01.13 | Last updated 11:46 14.01.13
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