USUAL SUSPECTS: SOROS FINGERPRINTS ALL OVER PROTESTS HERE, TOO
Philanthropist George Soros is INET's founding sponsor, with the billionaire having provided a reported $25 million over five years to support INET activities. Last weekend saw the largest protests in Israel's history. Four hundred thousand people hit the streets in cities across the country purportedly to protest against the rising cost of living while demanding sweeping economic reforms.
That massive protest was the culmination of weeks of similar social demonstrations and protest tent cities that organized in various Israeli municipalities, principally in Tel Aviv.
WND has reported how similar tent cities are being planned by a slew of U.S. radicals calling for a "Day of Rage" targeting Wall Street and U.S. capitalism.
'Our brand is crisis'
According to an investigative report in Israel's Maariv's , the country's protests were engineered by a group of media strategists directed by prominent Democratic strategist Stanley Greenberg, a former adviser to Bill Clinton, John Kerry and others. Greenberg reportedly is working with Israeli strategists who were behind left-wing leader Ehud Barak's successful race for prime minister in 1999. Greenberg himself helped to run Barak's campaign. Greenberg founded the Democratic strategy firm Democracy Corps with Clinton advisers James Carville and Bob Shrum. Earlier, the trio ran a strategizing outfit called Greenberg Carville Shrum.CONTINUE