Ragheb Alame Just Realized the Country is in Deep Sh*t

I love Ragheb Alameh, I'm a big fan of his old songs mainly and the guy is still one of the best performers in the country but I think he should stay away from politics. His latest song " Tar el Balad " makes him look as if he was living in a bubble and he just realized we're in deep shit. Obviously, that doesn't entitle anyone and more specifically an elected MP, to bash…

A 32-member Cabinet is a Blatant FU to all Lebanese

The government formation deadlock is ongoing and the latest suggestion to resolve it is a 32-member cabinet, which if you ask me, is a blatant F*ck You to all Lebanese citizens. The whole world is urging us to form a cabinet, reduce expenses and start implementing reforms to put our economy back on track yet we're figuring out ways to add more ministers to the cabinet instead of reducing it to a 10 or 12-member…
Critiques

Taking an Ethical Approach in Reporting/Talking about a Crime

2 weeks ago
We were all saddened to hear about the death of #GavinFord yesterday, and shocked to hear afterwards that he was murdered in his own apartment. Unfortunately, and instead of showing respect to the victim and ...
Critiques

A Commemorative Stele in Nahr el Kalb to Celebrate Syrian Troops’ Withdrawal

2 weeks ago
There are over twenty inscriptions and rock reliefs carved into the Nahr el Kalb (Dog River) rocks summarizing Lebanon’s history throughout the centuries, but we still don’t have one that marks the end of the ...
Critiques

What’s With This Year’s #Beirut Christmas Decoration?

3 weeks ago
A ex-member of Beirut’s municipality tweeted today claiming that the NGO in charge of decorating for Christmas this year is installing the same decoration from the year before. If I’m not mistaken he’s referring to ...
Critiques

No One Wants to Take the Blame for Friday’s Sewage floods

3 weeks ago
Every time it rains in Lebanon, sewer lines are blocked causing floods all over the road but what happened on Friday was a different story. Ramlet el Baida and Bliss streets were flooded by sewage ...
Automotive

The Cost of Yesterday’s Traffic is $30 Million

3 weeks ago
Traffic congestion isn’t just a nuisance for drivers but it has a high toll on the economy. According to World Bank studies, 3 hours in traffic cost up to $30 Million, and we’re between 2.5 ...
Critiques

What Are We Parading For?

3 weeks ago
We all love and respect our Lebanese Army, we all cherish our country and want to celebrate its Independence but I don’t understand why are we still holding the yearly parades? Our army needs money, ...
Critiques

EDZ No More?

4 weeks ago
Yesterday, the parliament decided against extending the old concession EDZ had been given and instead endorsed a two-year operation contract. For those of you who don’t know, EDZ was established in 1927 and is the ...
Critiques

What Happened to Rafic Hariri’s Planned Garden in Beirut?

4 weeks ago
I spotted this sign for the first time six years ago maybe if not more, and yet there’s still no garden there and not even a sign that they might be working on one. The ...
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