When big protests happen to good economies
Israel, Turkey and Brazil have all witnessed mass street protests even though on the surface they all appear to be thriving economies and functioning democracies.
Way back in the summer of 2011 not a few people looked on the tent cities that sprouted along Rothschild Boulevard as Israel's Arab Spring. It was a ridiculous comparison to have made -- Israelis were engaged in a peaceful middle class protest-cum-street party while the Egyptians were toppling a dictator at the cost of hundreds of lives.
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