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Social Protests

Continuously Occupied Since 2011: On Israel's Elections and the Social Protests

Noah Efron | Posted 02.22.2013 | World
Noah Efron

Given the existential drama of the overlooked issues -- Nuclear incineration! Babies in bomb shelters! -- it may be that in Israel's 65-year history, never had a dog not barked louder.

The Future of J14 in Israel

Brent E. Sasley | Posted 01.08.2012 | World
Brent E. Sasley

J14 is important because of how it began and what it represents, but the key consideration now is how it will pursue its goals of social justice, raising the quality of public services, and changing Israel's socio-economic structures.

Occupy Wall St.-Capitalism Meets Distributive Justice

Doug Noll | Posted 12.13.2011 | Politics
Doug Noll

Wise political leaders who value their positions should be taking note and not ignoring the demands of distributive justice.

A Pessimistic Take on the Likely Outcomes of the Protests in Israel

Brent E. Sasley | Posted 10.09.2011 | World
Brent E. Sasley

Israeli politics is not easily swayed in new directions even by major "shocks," and particularly by public opinion -- which policymakers have traditionally ignored.