Not really Fascism - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Mark Lincoln
    • 18.05.10 | 17:57 (IDT)

    Israel today is acting in a fashion many would deem 'fascist' but it is not classic Fascism as there is no regimentation of society, labor and industry. Israel is merely engaged in massive and repulsively right-wing behavior. The religious right riots with impunity, Settlers commit any crime they desire against Palestinians, while peaceful demonstrators are clubbed. Such behavior is not the result of a government pulling the strings, but rather a government which cannot even restrain the most virulent, violent and puerile elements of the societies ultra-right. Israel is not turning 'Fascist'. Rather it is a society which has acquiesced to it's most depraved and degenerate elements. Israel has become an asylum run by it's inmates because no one else can or will run it.

    from the article: A Special Place in Hell / Rebranding Israel as a state headed for fascism
    First published 15:12 18.05.10 | Last updated 15:12 18.05.10
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