The bosses of Google, Amazon, Facebook, Apple and Twitter took democracy into their own hands and silenced the U.S. president. Their coup is still advancing
Big tech companies simply saw what any junior political analyst could see – the king of Twitter and Facebook is dead or dying; long live the new king
The pandemic revealed the world's total dependence upon public financing and should finally explode the myth that the less a government 'interferes,' the better
The moment of truth is getting closer, when tax revenue from Israel's natural gas is finally revealed
Politicians everywhere have always groveled to Big Business and have always resorted to using legislation as a shield. What's changed? It's become worse than we could even imagine, that's what changed
Do those vying to replace Netanyahu have the courage to weed out corruption at its root?
Politicians, media, money and mafia-like conduct: An indictment in Case 2000 may include charges of bribery or breach of trust – but the corruption it represents goes much deeper
In the Facebook story, the applause for the technology gurus will be replaced mainly by the debate on how to protect the public from the internet giants
The crisis of the working American stems mainly from political decisions that benefit large companies and limit competition. It’s not just the result of technology, education, globalization or the Chinese
U.S. President Trump’s obsession with the stock market as a gauge of his success augurs ill, and Israel needs to rethink its own strategy
The amount of information that the internet giants have about the billions of people using their services is unprecedented in human history. The question is, what will they do with it?
The central bank just released a limp report into the ‘Bank Hapoalim affair,’ in which it mildly chastised the bank for a scandalous cover-up after an employee claimed she had been harassed by the CEO. It’s indicative of its attitude toward big banks in an era of corruption and cronyism
Reforming taxes, health care and education isn’t enough. Social change in the United States needs a curbing of the corporate giants' vast power
Analysis Lies, 'Dirt' and Expert Opinions: Trump's George Papadopoulos and His Ties to Israel's Gas Monopoly
Corporate giants finance many U.S. research institutes, including, it turns out, one at which then-researcher and former Trump adviser George Papadopoulos worked. Little wonder he helped pen a declaration supporting Israel's natural gas project ־ after his think tank got funds from Nobel Energy
Days after his “sour grapes” speech, in which the prime minister made fun of his detractors and boasted that millions of Israelis can travel to Berlin or London for the weekend, Benjamin Netanyahu flew off for a 5-day visit to London
Facebook's algorithm is designed to please us, get us hooked and make us click 'Share,' and newsrooms everywhere are adopting its rules of the game
Jeff Bezos was the first to realize that in the digital age, being No. 1 by far hinders new competition, but his company’s control of information could damage our freedom
The current police investigations into Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu have their roots in the 2011 social justice protests
Google has a more than 90% share of the searches market, and 89% of surfers also use Facebook
But Hedva Ber is looking at the symptom and ignoring the disease: the banks’ shaky corporate governance, their political power and the regulators’ fear to confront them
Just like fallen tycoon Eliezer Fishman, a few moguls, executives, lawyers and consultants buy and sell concessions from the state - and in the process destroy tens of billions of shekels
President Donald Trump talks about being at war with the media, but a look behind the headlines shows it’s still all about the art of the deal
Americans on left and right were broken into believing democracy equals plutocracy – by Obama, Bushes and Clintons
It's no secret the U.S. president tries to manipulate the media – not unlike the Netanyahu government's fairy tale about Israel becoming the queen of natural gas.
This is gang war, in which each camp sees corruption only when political rivals are doing it.
The responsibility for the growing despair, indignity and rapidly eroding pay in the world’s advanced economies shouldn’t be laid to globalization, automation or technology.
Arnon Mozes’ Yedioth Ahronoth gave positive coverage to the strongest players at the height of their power. If the media’s function is to critique the powerful, Yedioth did the opposite.
Bibi started attacking the media two years ago and is playing favorites in the economy. But these crony capitalists haven’t won yet.
If not for the social protest movement, a tycoon could have become premier.
The government is undertaking a far-reaching plan to attract global high-tech companies to Israel by reducing corporate tax rates to 6%, but is this going to benefit the economy? | Analysis