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Some Good News for Women in Lebanon

Great day for women in #Lebanon. Article 522 has been finally abolished.  This is another proof that anything good that happens in Lebanon is the result of the action and hardwork of civil society and activists.  The next step is … Continue reading

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The Lebanese descend from Biblical Canaanites

When one knows his/her history, one can move more assuredly towards the future! Science makes the #Arab myth weaker & weaker everyday. Know your history! A recent, genetic study suggests that present-day Lebanese descend from Biblical Canaanites. Scientists sequenced the … Continue reading

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Imagine A Train System Like This One

Maybe the gas proceeds should be used to pay off debt and build a public transportation system like this one in Germany. Read more about this amazing train…

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Solving Water Shortage

The World Bank Lebanon is a small country with a ridge of limestone mountains close to its coast. Most of its fresh water is stored in mountain snowcaps or in the ground, the rest of it washing through cracks and … Continue reading

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A Beirut River Park, Why Not?

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Artists in Mexico turn low-income neighborhood into one giant mur

Here’s an inspirational story from Mexico! Once considered an eyesore, the low-income neighborhood of Las Palmita’s is now a site to behold.  Hundreds of houses in Pachuca’s Las Palmitas neighborhood painted into swirling rainbow in effort organizers say has changed … Continue reading

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From Garbage to Garden

There’s always a solution for garbage. One just has to have an imagination and a vision, both of which all politicians in Lebanon lack!

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Fletcher’s Moving Farewell to Lebanon

Politicians in Lebanon can learn a lot from Ambassador Fletcher’s letter: So… Yalla, bye, dear Lebanon Dear Lebanon, Sorry to write again. But I’m leaving your extraordinary country after four years. Unlike your politicians, I can’t extend my own term. When … Continue reading

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And, we continue to live in darkness…

While our dimwit, visionless, and completely corrupt politicians drag us further into the new dark ages, literally and figuratively, a country not too far from us basks in abundance of light! Denmark is one of the smallest countries in Europe, yet it ranks 21st … Continue reading

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Anthony Bourdain Returns to Beirut

Beirut is the next stop on Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown.   Bourdain describes Beirut perfectly.  He says, “It makes no damn sense at all in the best possible way, and you should come here.” While it’s absolutely true that Beirut makes … Continue reading

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