Something they may want to consider: Whether reform passes this year or not, the status quo really is untenable.
The interests of the Israeli government are stacked against a change in that status quo.
Kerry's warning that the "the status quo is simply not sustainable" will be as familiar in the region as the status quo itself.
That, he says, would yield a just as successful class as the status quo and would be significantly more objective.
In other words, it should be directly aimed at the status quo and all those benefiting from it.
The status quo would be the happiest, if it could be preserved.
In other words, Gloria thought, the status quo has to be kept.
Nuremberg passed into his hands, and he proceeded to restore the status quo ante there.
To restore balance was to maintain the status quo of physical reality.
But it was not without foreboding that this development was witnessed by the adherents of the status quo.
1833, from Latin status quo "the state in which," hence "existing state of affairs." Also status quo ante "the state in which before, state of affairs previous" (1877).
The existing order of things; present customs, practices, and power relations: “People with money are often content with the status quo.” From Latin, meaning “the state in which.”