Taking Stock Can the Little Man Win?

There is a theory that in democracy, he can’t. But in this age of social media...? Well, let's just say special interest groups can use Facebook, too, and they have the money.

Could it be that a thousand employees of the Israel Standards Institute, abetted by a handful of major importers and industrialists, have torpedoed a huge reform of Israel’s import rules? A reform born of the social-justice protest that could have significantly lowered the cost of living?