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Karny on Barak and the Labor Party - Impressions and Expressions of Ijon
June 14th, 2007
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Karny on Barak and the Labor Party

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Date:June 15th, 2007 11:26 am (UTC)

I think that's a silly analysis

The fact that it's not similar to the American one, or that it's quite sub-optimal, doesn't mean no political culture exists.

I might say it owes it's connected to very different roots - for example the Jewish parties in Poland, the pre-state struggle between labour and "revisionists", and more.

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Date:June 15th, 2007 01:58 pm (UTC)
I would take the Israeli political culture over the American one any day – Having just two parties, both saying pretty much the same thing, with rock bottom voter turnout time and again. Great democracy.
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Date:June 16th, 2007 03:49 am (UTC)
can you direct me to an article about Ehud Barak, about his failures and so on? I hear many comments about it, but I don't really know what happened in Taba on Camp David.
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