A foul smell at Britain’s unions

In a manner that ought to warm every leftish heart, Israeli trade unions emphasise that the class interests of Israeli workers transcend religious differences. The unions are supporting the great wave of protest in Israel against the larcenous increases in the costs of housing, transport, childcare, food and fuel the Likudniks have presided over. Histadrut, Israel’s trade union federation, has learned the hard-earned socialist wisdom that when conservative nationalists bellow about their love of country they do not always mean a love of their country’s citizens.

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