Parliament, not people, but the voting has to be meaningful - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Shelley
    • 12.04.11 | 19:19 (IDT)

    Parliaments are, or should be sovereign, but the responsibility of the elected to the people should be direct. In this Israel fails, since the lists are created by the power brokers of the party. Only a system based on constituency elections give the people the leverage to dismiss an elected member who disappoints. Populism is not the answer.

    from the article: On the way to an authoritarian Israel
    First published 03:08 12.04.11 | Last updated 03:08 12.04.11
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