Finkelstein: Despite Racist Policies & Corruption Scandals, Netanyahu Holds on to Power in Israel

    <a href="http://www.democracynow.org/2018/1/10/finkelstein_despite_racist_policies_corruption_scandals"><img alt="Seg-bb" src="https://www.democracynow.org/images/story/64/40264/w320/SEG-bb.jpg" style="float:right; padding-left:5px;" /></a>Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is facing a domestic political controversy after an Israeli TV station aired a secret audio recording of his son from outside a strip club in 2015. In the recording, Yair Netanyahu can be heard talking about prostitutes and demanding money from the son of an Israeli gas tycoon. Yair implies his father—Prime Minister Netanyahu—helped push through a $20 billion deal to benefit the businessman, saying, &#8220;My dad arranged $20 billion for your dad, and you’re whining with me about 400 shekels.&#8221; This comes at a time when Benjamin Netanyahu is facing multiple corruption investigation

Originally posted from Democracy Now! which can be read here.

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