Lebanon's fuel crisis provided a darkness that foreshadows where the country is headed.
Art by Mouna Bassil Sehnaoui (Instagram @sehnaouimouna) A few things I’ve learned in this crazy experience called being a Lebanese. One, it’s common practice that we glamorize our resiliency. What we refuse to acknowledge is that we are resilient to a fault. And when that’s the case it becomes less about resilience and more about … Continue reading Lebanon’s Hara-Kiri
*As part of an online writing course, my assignment was to write a speech using the methods and tools I learnt in the course. This is the speech I submitted. People of this great nation of Lebanon To the united backgrounds, sects, and religions Thank you for being here today. When God shuffled his deck … Continue reading A Written Speech
It was 1 am on a Saturday night, and I was being served a salad. I was just as confused as you. Mostly because I didn’t order a salad. But it wasn’t the salad I was worried about. It was the cops gathering outside the pub I was in. Apparently the salad was part of … Continue reading Lebanon Needs To Save The Pubs
All Alone, Lebanon turns to IMF to solve current debt problem The Lebanese government released its economic reform plan. Again. This plan differs from its predecessor, the infamous Lazard plan. Immediately following its release, Finance Minister Ghazi Wazni signed a request to the IMF asking for financial assistance. All the popular talk about returning the … Continue reading All A Loan