[Marxism] An Israeli Summer?
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Mon Jul 25 13:23:07 MDT 2011
By The Troubadour, DailyKos
Posted on July 25, 2011, Printed on July 25, 2011
(For Jerusalem update, see the first author's note at the bottom)
Approximately 30,000 protesters marched in Tel Aviv last night,
with social justice activists blocking central streets and chants
of "Mubarak. Assad. Netanyahu" filling the air.
Tel Aviv police arrested 42 activists, which is an extremely rare
number, "if not unprecedented," according to +972 Magazine, which
has been closely following the circumstances surrounding the
sudden rise of Israel's progressive left.
This (and all) pictures are care of Activestills.org and +972
The protests are part of a larger movement that began as
opposition to rising housing prices, and indeed is still centered
around that issue, but has spread to other social justice and
These protests are being described as "the greatest challenge PM
Netanyahu faces on the home front," and show that the progressive
left in Israel has awoken.
Change in Israel may be coming.
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