Benjamin Geer on Tue, 11 Apr 2006 13:34:06 +0200 (CEST)

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Re: <nettime> Democracy without borders?

On 10/04/06, nettime <> wrote:
> A proxy class implements exactly the interfaces specified at its creation, ...
> If a proxy class implements a non-public interface, then it will be defined ...

In 1945, American president Harry Truman decided to support Jewish
immigration into Palestine, against the State Department's
recommendations.  He reasoned that he needed the Jewish vote, whereas
the Arab vote was not significant in American elections.[1]  Thus one
side in the conflict had effective proxies in the American electoral
system, while the other side didn't.


[1] Henry Laurens, _Paix et guerre au Moyen-Orient_, 2e =E9dition,
Armand Colin, Paris, 2005, pp. 72-73.

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