Revolution of the mind (PHOTO: Ghida Ismail)
Is Lebanon experiencing a revolution of the mind?

Google searches for political, economic, and revolution-related terms in Lebanon have spiked in the past three months, when anti-government protests began.

Designate Prime Minister Hassan Diab meets with President Michel Aoun and Lebanese Speaker of Parliament Nabih Berri. (Washington Post) - Lebanese government talks
Hassan Diab forms 20-minister Cabinet

Prime Minister Hassan Diab Tuesday formed a 20-minister government made up mostly of technocrats who.

America Iran graphic by Laudy Issa
Capital, oil, and pistachios: America’s imperial interests in Iran

There are clear economic and imperial incentives for the United States to ramp up its aggression towards Iran.

Qasem Soleimani
Soleimani’s death further destabilizes Lebanon

“Lebanon will be affected, and Hezbollah will counter-attack.”

Today, infrastructure in Lebanon continues to be a site for political struggle and economic gain. 
Why do our streets flood? Because Lebanese politicians benefit from our broken system.

Today, infrastructure in Lebanon continues to be a site for political struggle and economic gain. 

Historical revisionism: Consociational politics is a governance flaw

Consensual politics has given rise to governments muddled with political rivalries and contradictory agendas, all under the pretext of inclusivity.

Hezbollah and Lebanon’s 2019 Revolution

“We don’t accept the fall of the mandate, nor do we support the resignation of the Cabinet and early parliamentary elections in these circumstances.”

Beirut, Lebanon. (Karl Bou-Rjeily)
Revolution in the Neoliberal Wilderness

On a revolutionary event without revolutionary subjects, the reconfiguration of Lebanese capitalism, and the hydra-like Lebanese ruling oligarchy.

Lebanese protest from October 21 (Firas El Khoury)
The 18 October Revolution: Moving Forward in Lebanon

Protesting crowds in Lebanon need to start advancing realistic demands and mobilizing further than leaderless indignation.

Shot from the Jbeil protests in Lebanon. (Eva Mahfouz)
Lebanon Protests: The End of the Longstanding Resilience?

Both celebrated and cursed, the Lebanese resilience –or capacity to endure the toughest of situations.