Author: Karim Saffiedine
Protesters are fighting back against the collusion of Central Bank and the Lebanese authorities with bankers at the expense of the majority of the population.
“The people want the fall of the regime” has been echoing between hundreds of thousands.
What does it take to be alternative?
“Our voices are as high as our tuition.”
The LU strike saw independent movements finding a space of resistance & members of sectarian parties putting their needs ahead of party loyalty.
The debate on austerity measures is heating up, and the positions of different Lebanese political forces are questionable.
The discussion revealed a general consensus on the state’s dysfunction and the persistent issue of a regime struggling since the Civil War.
The final objective, and in the context of the upcoming elections, is to reach out to the Ministry of Education and demand that the state regulates and monitors the performance of private and public institutions of higher education.