From the Editors
The New York Times says Jadaliyya "Brings New Life to Arab Studies." Read about it by clicking here.
The foul odors of waste profiteering, corruption, and the illegal grab of public funds are back in the public eye. Not that they ever disappeared, really. One year after the onset of Lebanon’s waste crisis, the ruling junta is still trying to push unsustainable and overly expensive waste management plans, which only benefit the ruling political parties and their cronies. Before the 2015 Protests The situation can be summarized by the following: Lebanon produces an ...Keep Reading »
Jad Chaaban is an Associate Professor of Economics at the American University of Beirut, co-founder of the Lebanese Economic Association, and research fellow at the Lebanese Center for Policiy Studies (LCPS). Click here to access his website.
Facebook, formerly a world of mundane, self-centered utterances, is now the social network of sadness, a place to witness our dead and count their bodies, to name our Fridays and “like” pages of martyrs. It is a cemetery of friendships and fertile ground to plant new alliances.click | email | tweet