Author: Lynn Sheikh Moussa

Lebanese doctor requests MPs and ministers donate salaries to combat coronavirus

Leading Dr. Nidal Mawla in Lebanon’s coronavirus response is requesting MPs and ministers to donate.

“Down with the rule of the bank” reads this graffiti on the door of Bankmed, one of the top five banks in Lebanon. A default deals a major blow to the banking system in Lebanon. (AP / Financial Times)
Lebanon’s default: What it means, what’s next, and who’s to blame

By defaulting, the new Lebanese government is openly declaring the country’s crisis to investors and countries worldwide.

Marijuana article: Syrian refugees work in cannabis field in Bekaa. (Patrick Baz / AFP / The Guardian)
Legalizing marijuana will not save the Lebanese economy

Who will benefit from legalizing marijuana? Similar to the tobacco industry, it most certainly is not the cannabis farmers.

Onlooker watching Kozo perform at the first Onomatopoeia "On Shuffle" concert. (Laudy Issa)
On Shuffle: Musicians faced with shrinking spaces in Lebanese economic crisis

“Any time one of these places suffer, we all suffer as a community and that’s why we all work together to keep them afloat and keep ourselves afloat.”

A giant "Stop Solidere" sign drapes over the St. Georges Hotel for all to see. (Allan Leonard)
St. Georges Hotel wins license to rebuild after decades of Solidere struggle

The Beirut municipality granted the owner of the famous St. Georges Hotel a license to renovate the damaged landmark after decades of dispute with Solidere.

(Illustrated: Christina Atik) Sex education and harassment article
Women on Twitter speak up about harassment and rape in Lebanon

One thing is clear: sex education, including a lesson on consent, is needed in Lebanon.

October 18, 2019 | The keffiyeh made appearances on Lebanese streets from the very first days of the protests. (PHOTO: Lujain Jo)
Keffiyeh makes statements in Lebanese protests

On the symbol of resistance and globalization attempts

A sign that reads "To the expats, to every tear that was shed in the airports, the revolution is for you."
Diaspora Voices: A Letter To A New Beirut

Most conversations I have these days tend to end with a general air of disappointment..

The Influencer Death Grip on the Fashion Industry and Journalism

By Lynn Sheikh Moussa and Laudy Issa An advertising art director with three years of.

Undressing the Lebanese Fashion Design Industry: Education, Support, And Misconceptions

Fashion designers in Lebanon are struggling without educational options, no financial support, and community misconceptions. Here are their options.