Opposing budget opacity, shady deals, corruption

Hush money and the huge fraud known as Israel’s state budget – Stav Shaffir – Haaretz 08.01.16
The minute the state is run without a real planned budget with clear, written goals, every day becomes a day for shady deals. With the Arab community, too.
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Why Israeli courts can’t stand up to corruption – Guy Rolnik – Haaretz 08.01.16
Many of Jerusalem’s judges are brilliant, but their misunderstanding of Israeli economics, as seen in Olmert’s trial, helps weld the link of big money and government.