NBA basketball commentators often note that the player who reacts to an opponent’s provocations on the court usually gets called for the foul. The reason is that the referee’s eyes are on the ball. And he/she only notices the more obvious reaction (say, an elbow or a shove) and misses the initial more subtle irritants […]
I feel it my responsibility, as a resident of the Maameltein area for more than 18 years, to shed even further light on the recent sex trafficking ring bust that allowed the freeing of more than 75 Syrian women who were held against their will. The residents of Maameltein, and more generally Jounieh, the Lebanese […]
Five years after the beginning of the popular Syrian Revolution which demanded democracy and human rights, the Syrian revolutionaries have been decimated through the combined military force of the Assad Regime, the Iranian regime with its sectarian militias, Russian air strikes and military assistance on the one hand, and the ultra-terrorist ISIS and other Salafist […]
To anyone who has continuously and consistently, over the years, denied the existence of an uprising in Syria, this message is for you. If you were one of those pseudo-leftists who refused to apply historical materialism on Syria stating anti-imperialism and petty geopolitics as your base for analysis all the while making sure to render […]
“There is now an English-Arabic Gender dictionary available online thanks to the amazing work by Lebanon Support.”
Hussein Yacoub writes about the history and possible future of the Lebanese left.
Vijay Prashad writes about the life and work of Mahdi Amel, the well-known Lebanese Marxist intellectual who was assassinated in 1987.