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    • potobac
    • 18.06.10 | 04:29 (IDT)

    Israel's problem is not because inaction of the government; it is because of its ridiculous electoral system. The system ensures a splintered Knesset with minor parties wielding completely disproportionate influence. Change the system so a party has to get a defined percent of the vote before they can get seats (perhaps 10%) and there would be more robust parties and a much more stable system of government.

    from the article: Israeli apathy is to blame for ultra-Orthodox arrogance
    First published 02:39 18.06.10 | Last updated 02:39 18.06.10
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