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Manar Younes: يوميات مواطن فلسطيني: على الطريق [Ar] Diary of a Palestinian Citizen: On The Road

على الطريق بقلم: منار يونس   لكلمة الطريق عند المواطن الفلسطيني وقع خاص، فلطالما ارتبطت بأحلامه في العيش بسلام واستقرار وحرية  على المدى البعيد مستنداً إلى أقوال السياسين والمناضلين في تصريحاتهم وعباراتهم التي ما لبثوا يصرحون بها” الطريق إلى السلام” و”الطريق للحرية”، أما على المدى القصير فكانت أقصى أمانيه تتجسد في  الحصول على طريق معبدة […]

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Child Labor in Lebanon: We must make this a thing of the past.

By Guest Author Tatiana Saade Lebanon An original range of slavery is present nowadays, the outcome of forced servitude that subsisted along with slavery millennia ago. My ideas are purposed to inform the Lebanese society about the reasons that reject the freewill of our youths that cause an extremely high rate of child labor in […]

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Week of Resistance Against Israeli Apartheid and Colonialism – Beirut

Monday, 12th of March  2012 at 18:00 – Friday, 16th of March 2012 at 20:00 Announcing the 3rd annual Week of Resistance Against Israeli Apartheid and Colonialism in Beirut, March 12th-16th, 2012, as a part of global Israeli Apartheid Week movement (IAW). Please join us for a week of events that aims to raise awareness […]

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Do Not Forget Khader Adnan

By Joey Ayoub “My dignity is more precious than my food”, said the 33-year old Palestinian man as he now ends his 64th day of Hunger Strike – the longest in Palestinian history – in protest of Israel’s arbitrary detention of him and his fellow citizens. Khader was arrested by the Israeli Army on the […]

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Why I Don’t Tolerate Creationists

By Joey Ayoub Today we celebrate Darwin’s 203rd birthday and in his honor I will try and explain why I do not tolerate creationism. I received quite a few attacks – and even threats – in recent times by creationists who ask me to be more ‘open’ to the idea that their view might have […]

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We support the Animal Welfare law

HummusForThought.com supports The Animal Welfare Law Dear Joey, You certainly featured the work of Animals Lebanon on your website, and I am writing to see if there is a possibility for Hummusforthought.com to support our campaign to enact animal welfare laws. November 24 was an extremely significant day for animals and Animals Lebanon. We formally […]

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My Question to Noam Chomsky

by Joey Ayoub I sent an e-mail to Prof. Noam Chomsky almost a year ago on the 28th of March, 2011 and received a reply less than 2 hours later. Dear Prof. Chomsky, First of all, I’d like to thank you for everything you’ve done, you’ve really been an eye-opener for many of us. I […]

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Jimmy Wales and Palestine

ByJoey Ayoub I’ve had a discussion with Jimmy “Jimbo” Wales, the co-founder of Wikipedia, concerning the fact that he was participating in the Israeli Presidential Conference despite the international call of the BDS (Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions) Movement. Thought I’d share it with you. I’ll talk more about the Palestinian *issue* in other posts. in […]