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    • Ehud
    • 31.07.11 | 19:01 (IDT)

    Norway, a huge country with a population of a few million has oil resources second only to those of Saudi Arabia. They could burn money for heating and would still remain rich. Sweden made its fortune during a liberal-capitalistic government in the thirties and after the (failed) socialistic experiment of the 70ies went back to a tax burden lower than Israel's. Denmark has a system of "flexicurity" modeled according to the American Wisconsin system combined with very liberal (capitalistic) employment laws. Check your facts, buddy, especially check the number of Swedish and Finish families who concentrate their countries wealth!

    from the article: Gideon Levy / Israeli protesters must remain in tents until time is right
    First published 01:32 31.07.11 | Last updated 01:32 31.07.11
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