The response to Lebanon’s protest movement in Zahleh showed sympathy, but within a conservative framework.
Protest actions in Sidon since October 2019 have continued, despite multiple efforts to repress them.
A massive explosion in Beirut killed more than one hundred, wounded thousands, and left hundreds of thousands homeless. Now Lebanon finds itself in a severe political, economic, and humanitarian crisis. How can the people of Beirut rebuild their lives while still sheltering from a global pandemic?
The seismic event felt like an earthquake and an air raid wrapped into one. None of us in Lebanon have ever experienced anything like it.
In what seemed like a nano-second, public attitudes shifted, white Americans marched alongside their fellow Black citizens in numbers and with a resolve not even seen during the 1960s. Once regarded as a predominantly Black and brown movement, Black Lives Matter appeared to go mainstream.
Araz Bedross discusses her campaign in Lebanon to push for legislation commemorating the Armenian Genocide.
The choice to hold or delay elections carries big risks for the legitimacy of democratic institutions.
In a war of cultural supremacy, there has been a nature of various groups using and distorting religion, suppressing cultural expression and encouraging sectarian violence.
The script for The Three Amigos indulges every cliché and stereotype that Americans have of Mexicans.
With the legitimacy of democratic institutions at stake, global democracy supporters can no longer overlook systemic racism when assessing democratic performance.