Ignorant & Racist Parents Complain about a “Black Kid” at a Keserwan Nursery

This is such a f*cked up story! A Sudanese toddler was rejected from a Zouk Mikhael nursery after parents threatened to take out their children if a black kid was enrolled. The nursery ended up rejecting the kid but the Health Ministry intervened and condemned the nursery's actions stating it violated “the most basic rights of humans and children". The Syndicate of Nursery Owners in Lebanon also met and asked the authorities to press charges…

Broumana Should Get Rid of its Valet Parking Instead of Deploying Girls in Shorts

Yesterday when I first read the "exciting" news, as described by MTV, about Broumana deploying female police officers in shorts, I didn't pay attention to the fact that most of these girls are minors or at least they look under age. I don't know who came up with this brilliant idea, but I would suggest that the Broumana municipality gets rid of its valet parking companies if they're serious about organizing traffic, not deploying teenage…
Critiques

Who’s Protecting Whatever is Left of Lebanon’s Mountains?

2 months ago
A recent article in Lebanon by Robert Fisk for the Independent describes what’s happening to Lebanon’s mountains as “The Massacre of the Mountains”. The article tackles the ongoing destruction of mountains in Mayrouba and Tarshish ...
Critiques

Is it Really Wise to Go After the UNHCR?

2 months ago
Caretake Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil decided to “halt the renewal of residency permits issued for UNHCR staff in Lebanon, saying the decision was not in line with Lebanese policy” claiming the “UNHCR had scared refugees ...
Critiques

LAU Wants to Establish The Medicinal Cannabis Research Center

2 months ago
Should we legalize cannabis in Lebanon? What’s the potential medical value of Lebanon-grown cannabis? The use of weed in the medical field has been legalized in several countries worldwide and there are “currently 10 academic ...
Critiques

Why Everything is Wrong About The Latest Naturalization Decree

2 months ago
Every time a naturalization decree was signed, it caused controversy in the first few days but then people forgot about it and I don’t expect a different reaction this time UNLESS those opposing the decree ...
Automotive

I Spent Over 17 Hours In Traffic This Week!

2 months ago
It’s been three months since works started at the Jal el Dib bridge and traffic is getting worse by the day. In the last two weeks, they started closing additional sections on the highway and ...
Automotive

Don’t Blame Rising Gas Prices on the Government

2 months ago
It’s easy to blame the authorities here for everything and we’re usually right most of the time, but believe it or not, the rise in local oil prices is not something the government can control. ...
Critiques

Check out The Latest Ramadan Drama Courtesy of Sayfco

2 months ago
Four years ago, it was hard to imagine that Sayfco, a company that had projects worth 2 billion dollars and was running its business solely on Facebook with almost 4 million likes and spending millions ...
Critiques

One Million Fewer Smokers in France Since Last Year

2 months ago
I was reading yesterday on how the anti-smoking measures introduced in France have caused a sharp fall in the number of people smoking daily, with ONE MILLION fewer lighting up from 2016-2017! The measures taken ...
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