Author: Jad Chaaban

Co-Founder of Beirut Today. Economist. Instigator.

Lebanon’s Parliamentary Elections: Sectarian Cartel’s Grip On Power Enshrined

Many independent or so-called “civil society” lists had high expectations that the new proportional law could help them get some seats.

Who Will Get My Vote In Lebanon’s Upcoming Elections

The last time I voted in Parliamentary elections was in 2005, thirteen years ago. I.

Who is the “Civil Society” that is preparing to run for Parliamentary Elections?

The term “civil society” has been used to describe those who are “active” outside the traditional societal organizations and within oppositional movements against other parts of society, mainly against state authorities.

Arab Development As Freedom

The people of this region are caught in a grand authoritarian bargain, where they are forced to trade their political rights against government-driven economic security. It is time for this to change.

Let’s Bring Back Our Sovereignty, Not Only Our Prime Minister

The resignation of Prime Minister Saad Hariri on Saturday, out of Saudi Arabia and aired.

Lebanon Is Not Going Bankrupt Anytime Soon, Let’s Stop The Pointless Bashing

Spreading rumors about an imminent financial collapse is short-sighted. It would harm the average Lebanese citizen while ironically emboldening rather than undermining the country’s ruling class.

Lebanon’s Garbage Crisis: It Still Smells of Corruption

Two years ago, in August 2015, Lebanese women and men from all ages were peacefully.

Why Do We Need A New Independent Newspaper

Where do you get your news from? Who influences the information you receive? Who decides.