The same system that we are seeking to change is abusing hundreds of thousands of foreign workers.
Lebanon: A Revolution against Sectarianism
In this thorough account of the events of the past month, an on-the-ground participant describes the Lebanese uprising in detail, exploring how it has undermined patriarchal structures and transcended religious divisions to bring people together against the ruling class.
A look at the Lebanon uprising through its chants
The uprising in Lebanon has unleashed a wave of creativity that continues to rock the very foundations of Lebanese politics.
Lebanon, our painfully ordinary country
A new book by Cambridge University's Andrew Arsan arguing Lebanon is "a microcosm of the contemporary world" successfully analyzes the country's ills, offering a helpful framework for Lebanese seeking change.
Lebanon’s “Others,” part 1: Palestinians and Syrians
Drawing on James Baldwin to explore "Othering" in Lebanon.
Lebanon’s militarized masculinity
militarized masculinities found company in widespread discourses demonizing those who don’t fit within rigid gender binaries and sectarian/class calculations.
Sleepless nights: confessing without the confession
“We hear many of these stories in the documentary, stories that exemplify Lebanon’s extraordinary tendency to defy whatever would seem to be in its own self-interest”
Why cycling in Lebanon matters
I explore how cycling initiatives could empower a re-negotiation of space from private to public.
How one mapping project is challenging Lebanon’s ‘amnesia’ towards its own past
An ambitious mapping project by Lebanon Support and forumZFD puts together over 156 initiatives dedicated to addressing the country’s past.
Why Syrian refugees in Lebanon fear going back to an Assad-controlled Syria
Syrian refugees in Lebanon fear reprisals by the Assad regime in the form of homelessness, forced conscription, torture, or worse.