Tribute to Beirut Jam Sessions

Of all the interesting projects born out of Beirut’s recent burst of creativity, few come close to being as groovy as Beirut Jam Sessions.

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Celebrating one year of HummusForThought

We just wanted to thank everyone for the support you’ve shown for our blog. We’ve had 5,352 unique visitors per month on average and our first goal is to reach 100,000 per month. Thanks again and don’t forget that everything we do is under a Creative Commons license. You can also check out our Fb […]

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On Poverty

Until we murder poverty, Humanity remains a lie. I am disgusted – and I wish to make that clear –  by the men and women who glorify poverty by highlighting the supposed purity of that state of pseudo-existence. I’ve never seen these low-lives throw away their properties, renouncing their daily comforts and going down to […]

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Get back in Line

by Guest Author Malek Takieddine I had a fight today with a well-known Lebanese Member of Parliament at the Heathrow airport in London. I was standing in line ready to board my flight and he just came confidently and overpassed everyone in the queue. The Lebanese MEA employee did not object and, instead, he welcomed […]

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What slavery looks like

This picture was uploaded on the Anti-Racism Movement’s Facebook page by Gary Lian. What more powerful reminder do we need? the conditions that migrant workers have to go through in Lebanon are horrific, barbaric and disgusting. Here is the description: “I took this picture today. It’s the building facing our own. This is how Lebanese […]

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