It’s Time To Say Goodbye To The ‘Anyone But Bibi’ Political Project. Leftist parties have nothing to offer but transitional governments, political powerlessness and capitulation to the economic right | Renouncing Netanyahu may be justified, but making it into a guiding principle reflects a misplaced set of priorities
Histadrut Demands New Wage Agreement by January. Histadrut Chairman Arnon Bar-David called for a wage agreement with the state in response to inflation and the rising cost of living, no matter the elections’ results | "Start dealing with this matter, put it on your agenda, because otherwise it will explode"
The 2022 Elections Through an Economic Lens. In the discourse leading up to the newest round of elections, the economy has not taken the foreground, and the division into political blocs does not clearly split into two opposing economic camps | A look at the parties’ plans, and what steps they’ve actually taken
Israelis Have Already Voted for the Death of the Economic Right. The libertarian economic agenda pushed by Naftali Bennett and Ayelet Shaked has led to the end of the economic right’s role in the political game | It seems that Israelis are fundamentally in favor of social consciousness, workers' rights and unionization, and solidarity
New Study Shows Union Members Are $1.3 Million Better Off. A new U.S. study shows that even though a union member works less, because of earlier retirement and fewer hours of work, their salary income is actually higher than a non union member | The longer their union membership, the more significant the effect on wages
Ahead of the Elections, Retirees Make Their Demands Clear. Shmulik Mizrahi, Chairman of the Pensioners Association within the Histadrut, published a list of demands for all the parties running in the elections, and demanded their responses | "In Israel there are over a million elderly people worth about 20 mandates, they are entitled to know your position"