It's a world wide phenomena that the rich get richer and the poor get poorer. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Fortuna Benmayor
    • 26.09.11 | 20:52 (IDT)

    The Israeli exception is that miraculously, people came out to protst in an exemplary way, and in total democracy. Something somewhat similar happenes in Spain, Greece and Chile, which under Pinochet, was the first laboratory for neoliberal, cannibal capitalism, and where even the four post-Pinochet center-left governments, weren't able to undo the unfair gap of rich and poor, which is still feudal there, despite having been a democracy and a country with a significant middle class until the 1970's.

    from the article: Netanyahu: Findings of Panel on social policy will bring about a fairer Israeli economy
    First published 17:42 26.09.11 | Last updated 17:42 26.09.11
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