Israel’s protest movement drafts social justice covenant

01.07.2012                      11.Tammus. 5772

Israelischer Sommer II:

Israel's protest movement drafts social justice covenant

Protest leaders join forces with business community and academia to put forward 'Israeli New Deal'.

The leaders of last summer's cost-of-living protest have joined forces with members of the business community and academia to put together a social justice covenant.
The document features two basic principles: the elimination of inequality and poverty and gradual increases in the state budget "to get the wheels of development moving for all the country's citizens"….