Isn't that the problem of our time 'The public' ? Do we need the voice of the Public ? There can never be a room for the voice of the public in a democratic society. The general public are not like in the 19th or even the 20th centuries . The 21st Century public is well informed by all kinds of media and there are many .. many of them. And all most educated publics have the chance to up rooted any government in any election in mostly 4 years. The voice of the people is powerful in our time but in the election. It public can use its power in as short time as maximum 4 years. Change can happen every 4 years if the people really wants change. And that is sanity that can't be wrong & very cheap !
53-year-old Israeli woman lightly wounded by stone-throwing near Efrat settlement (Haaretz)
from the article: Israel's left now has a chance to awaken the public