The Tzipi Livni Party presented an economic plan meant to be a middle
ground between the Likud and Labor on Monday, following a negative
report on poverty in Israel by NGO Latet.
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"We oppose a wild open
market where this government feels its responsible for everything, but
won't wave the red flag of monopolies and too much government
involvement like Labor suggests," Livni stated.
Speaking at a
press conference at her party's headquarters in Tel Aviv, in a hall that
had eight photos of her hanging on its walls, Livni mentioned her past
in the Likud. She described Likud ideological fore-bearer Ze'ev Jabotinsky's ideology of government responsibility for housing, medicine, housing, food and education.
grew up in a party that embraced those who didn't have much with
dignity and a desire to make changes," she said of the Likud.