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archives archives 2013

Adonis World AIDS Day fundraising concert

Adonis, one of Lebanon’s greatest bands of our generation, will be performing this December the 12th at a fundraiser concert aimed at helping people living with AIDS/HIV. 

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archives archives 2013

Underneath the Washed White Wall of Cynicism and Hope by R. Baroud

The houses in my old refugee camp felt enormous. My neighbors’ homes had grown into strange dimensions because they had to make use of every inch of available space out of desperation. My old house stood still and unbending, vacant of glory and burdened with memories. It was no longer mine – my father had […]

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archives 2013 the commons

“Discover Gemmayze” – Achrafieh 2020’s latest project

This Sunday the 1st of December, the Achrafieh 2020 team is organizing its 4th “Car free” day. After Achrafieh, Mar Mikhael, Rmeil/Geitawi, Gemmayzeh is now allowing us to see how it might look at its full potential. Let’s face it, our streets aren’t exactly pretty. The lovely smell of car exhaust mixed with the sweet […]

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archives archives 2013

Fear not the Path of Truth: An encounter with Ross Caputi

It cannot be easy. To know that you’ve participated in something which you would never be able to justify can rip one’s conscience apart. Many fall into self-medication to treat for mental illnesses of the likes of depression and PTSD; others isolate themselves and become socially dysfunctional; others kill themselves. But every once in a […]

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archives 2013 feminism & masculinity protests

Lebanese Women’s Right to Nationality protest

I participated today in the حق لي ولأسرتي (my right, my family’s right) protest organized by the Lebanese Women’s Right to Nationality and Full Citizenship NGO.