Health, Economics and our Unyielding March to Doom

One day you’re gonna die! So never miss a Kalpi post. While the thought of our imminent mortality (and I mean imminent) depresses most people, for some it presents an interesting policy challenge. As life expectancies increase how can we ensure that these years are spent in good health? Continue reading “Health, Economics and our Unyielding March to Doom”

(Un)Kill(ed) Bill(s): Support for Agunot and the Galilee

The last of the passed winter session bills have arrived! Please check out the site’s new page where we rank all the bills using a completely Arbitrary System of Awesomeness and relevance (ASA). Without further ado… Continue reading “(Un)Kill(ed) Bill(s): Support for Agunot and the Galilee”

(Un)Kill(ed) Bill(s): It’s a slightly better time to be a lady

Hey friends! We’ll be back soon with more hilarious political, economic and legislative analyses (and hopefully some new surprises). In the meantime here are short summaries of more bills that were passed at the end of the last session. Continue reading “(Un)Kill(ed) Bill(s): It’s a slightly better time to be a lady”

(Un)Kill(ed) Bill(s): Conductors must now Learn about Trains

Many complain that the government does nothing, but in fact many new laws are passed every week. This week we continue to list the laws that were passed at the end of the last session. Thanks for reading Kalpiblog during the Knesset’s winter session and be sure that just because the MKs are taking a break doesn’t mean that we are.

Party Funding Law – Yoav Kish, Na’ava Boker, Amir Ohaina, David Bitan – We wrote about this law, also known as the V15 law, in the past. It makes it harder for political organizations to avoid campaign finance laws. Somehow this law passed and it seems like our democracy is not collapsing. Continue reading “(Un)Kill(ed) Bill(s): Conductors must now Learn about Trains”