Monday, April 01, 2013

Israel's Finance Minister Pledges to Protect Middle Class

Lapid Says He Won't Let Israel Become Cyprus or Greece

Maspik! says Yair Lapid in a welcome departure from the European-American austerity script that seeks to punish--and pauperize--the middle classes in the name of economic reform.

Israel's finance minister says the State depends on middle class workers, whose economic problems must be addressed, adding they can no longer be used like an "ATM."