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.

Beirut Film Society: What is the Cinematic Culture in Lebanon

A low-down on Lebanon’s cinematic culture by expert, enthusiast, and founder of Beirut Film Society Sam Lahoud.

An Open Letter to Ahed Tamimi

Your imprisonment is part and parcel of Israel’s tactic of removing any living and potential leaders for the Palestinian cause

The Grey Areas of Sexual Consent

The difference between men’s and women’s definitions of sex and consent puts the standard understanding of consent up for question.

Lebanon’s Budget: Between Fraudulent Expenses and Nepotism

To get a better understand these issues, we ought to carefully examine the 2017 state budget endorsed by the parliament in October.

Neoliberalism and the University

Parallel institutions, notions and models are thrusted into the body academic, displacing old established ones to the fringe along with the faculty body.

Secularism and Lebanese Politics: A Marriage Proposal Based on Empty Vows

Secularism as an ideology collides with various aspects of the existing sectarian order of Lebanon.

Movie Review: The Post

The Post raises some interesting points that discuss the importance of a free press in a healthy democracy; and clearly draws  parallels between the Nixon and Trump administrations.

Book Launch: “Precarious Imaginaries of Beirut: A City’s Suspended Now”

Many describe Beirut as a “resurrected city” that has resurged from the ashes of a.