There’s no in-between: Private education tuition fees continue to increase, while Lebanon’s only public university remains neglected by the government.
A recent post from the Free Patriotic Movement shamed women for being victims of rape, reflecting a wider issue of female empowerment in political parties.
The violations against the freedom of expression aren’t coincidental. They warn of a political decision to contain any critical voice—even if its platform is social media—using intimidation tactics.
Purchasing electricity from Turkish ships would solve Lebanon’s crisis by quickly generating more energy, saving billions of dollars, and leading to significant economic growth.
Women in Lebanon are angry, and rightfully so. Nationality, criminal, personal status, and labour laws.
The president of the Lebanese Economic Association discusses the fiscal deficit, why the Greek analogy is flawed, media claims of debt restructuring in Lebanon, and the need for reform.
The lack of a proper waste management framework and monitoring process leaves room for the illegitimate private gain of authorities in charge of costly waste incinerator projects.
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 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.