Online activism, activism leaves the streets / illustration by Joseph Abi Saab
Protests halt, but activism persists despite pandemic

Protestors have had to forgo their streets, but have substituted this for art, illustration, writing, Instagram lives and many more.

Mental health article visual, outline of a face facing the insides of the face against a blue, watery background
What can be done to lessen mental health difficulties during Lebanon’s economic crisis?

The full impact of the current economic crisis on mental health in Lebanon remains to be seen, but reports of negative effects have already emerged.

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.”

An employee wearing a protective mask near the ward where the first coronavirus case in Lebanon is being treated, at the Rafik Hariri University Hospital. (AFP / Arab News)
Coronavirus, hospital fees, and medicine shortage: Lebanon’s healthcare sector under threat

Is the Lebanese medical field prepared for both coronavirus and the ongoing economic crisis?

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IMF aid to Lebanon unlikely to come in anytime soon, says source

Getting an IMF loan is complicated. Lebanese officials need other solutions for the upcoming $1.2 billion due, said a source close to the IMF.

Global Corruption Barometer from Transparency International
A look at the Global Corruption Barometer results on Lebanon

Corruption, bribery, dissatisfaction, and some hope amidst the chaos.

Healthcare provider checks in on patient in Lebanon. (Al-Fanar Media)
Without political ties, healthcare access in Lebanon is more difficult

When access to social services is used as a deliberate strategy by politicians to gain support, healthcare inequalities are exacerbated. 

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.

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