Arab leaders continue to overlook one structural reform that would undoubtedly strengthen their economies: the full integration of women in the labor force.
Lebanese politicians have taken Syrian refugees as the scapegoat for all the political, economic, social & environmental turmoil that predate their arrival.
The condition that Lebanon falls into is a product of a historical process that separated politics from economics through bureaucracy and technocracy.
The ruling class, which has been in power for almost 30 years, is collectively responsible for the economy’s dire state of affairs. It should bear the costs of reforms and spare ordinary citizens.
With 175 children to support, the Arab Orphan Home Association orphanage tries to compensate for the government’s shortcomings in supporting the economically marginalised.
The anxiety created around a Greek-style national bankruptcy has allowed the ruling politicians and their allies to steer (again) the public debate towards a “crisis management” rhetoric, away from a real discussion on accountability and responsibility for what got us into this.
The price of virtual coins is socially constructed by the purchases made on the market at a given point in time.
The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), which is the permanent intergovernmental organization.