We Don’t Want to Grow Our Own Food, We Want Our Money Back!

Lebanon may be famous for its food, but we're better at preparing stuff than producing it and this applies to everything. We import everything, including 85% of our food and this will not change overnight, despite all calls by political parties, NGOs, associations and others to plant our balconies, our fields and become self-sufficient in various sectors. Still, there's no harm in promoting such initiatives as we need to start producing more but the problem…

Diab Should Have Resigned After 100 Days in Office

Hassan Diab's government was never meant to achieve anything. It was a mere "passe-temps" while those in power agree on the next government. However, and as expected by all politicians who take charge, this government proved to be far worse than what we thought it would be. Not only did they fail to achieve anything noticeable within 100 days of its formation, but the majority of ministers proved to be out of touch with reality…
Critiques

Lebanese Authorities Still Stalling After 6 Weeks of IMF Negotiations

1 week ago
The latest from the IMF-Lebanon ongoing negotiations: an ex-MP, jokingly or not we’re not sure, asked the IMF if we could get money without reforms. Meanwhile, two members of Lebanon’s negotiating team have already quit, ...
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Lebanon is Not an Affordable Country (Yet), it’s a Failed State & Bankrupt Country

1 week ago
We’ve seen a lot of politicians, journalists and analysts claim recently that we should be promoting Lebanon as a touristic destination now that the lira has devaluated and the dollar is worth four times (as ...
Critiques

Lebanon Wants to Sell Its FireFighting Helicopters

2 weeks ago
A day before the October Revolution started, Lebanon was ravaged by fires that went out of control. Meanwhile, the incompetent authorities had just found out that their fire-fighting helicopters weren’t working. Why? Incompetence and negligence ...
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General Security Set Up Hot Lines To Report Currency Manipulation

2 weeks ago
What better way to regulate the work of exchange officers than ask people to snitch on each other 🙄? The Lebanese General Security has set up four hotlines to monitor the currency exchange operations and ...
Critiques

Why Can’t We Trace Those Injected Fresh Dollars by the BDL?

3 weeks ago
There are no dollars available to buy in the market today. BDL is expected to inject fresh dollars soon but we all know that there’s no point in doing so as this is like putting ...
Critiques

Latest Cabinet Appointments Must Be Recalled

4 weeks ago
Prime Minister Diab is all over the place and he just shot himself in the leg twice this week, first by approving key appointments that do not follow the guidelines recently approved by the parliament, ...
Critiques

Politicians Vs Outspoken Activists: Choose Your Battles Wisely

1 month ago
Is it ok to swear at politicians? Is profanity allowed when addressing ruling parties that have made our lives miserable for the past 30 years and more? Why is it ok for them to swear ...
Critiques

US Dollar Now Trading At LL4,500 in Black Market

1 month ago
The Central Bank, as expected, has failed to control the currency peg’s implosion despite his recent promises to launch an online platform for exchange officers and start providing dollars. No one in his right mind ...
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