For Victims of Israel's Economic Policy, the Cure Is Worse Than the Disease

Those who have suffered for the last decades are fodder for the next OECD report showing rise rates of poverty and income inequality in Israel.

Patient package inserts for drugs generally contain a brief explanation of their purpose, such as "to relieve headaches," followed by a long list of possible side effects that takes up most of the page. Unfortunately, with Israeli economic policy it's the exact opposite: Every new economic program comes with abundant explanations of why it has been prescribed but almost no information about its side...