Monday, October 24, 2016

Antiaounisme et crise de nerfs

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Mieux que l’anticommunisme, plus fort que l’anticapitalisme, largement plus con que l’antiaméricanisme, voici l’antiaounisme.

Saturday, October 22, 2016

Beirut’s reality in one short video

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There’s nothing extraordinary about the following video, but yet it shows in less than 10 seconds the bewildering reality of Beirut: piles of garbage at every street corner, the erratic behavior of Lebanese drivers, the deafening concert of horns, the non-stop noise pollution, the shocking disregard for basic public and personal safety.

Saturday, October 15, 2016

October 13, when the garbage crisis started

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On Monday October 15 1990, two days after the Syrian invasion of Lebanon’s last free region, An Nahar wrote: “Aoun left and the garbage stayed”. The legend says that Ghassan Tueni himself wrote, under a pseudo, this short article that announced the start of Lebanon’s garbage crisis. A crisis that, 26 years later, would still be unresolved.

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Je n’oublierai jamais le 13 Octobre 1990

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26 ans après, cette terrible journée reste pour de nombreux Libanais une blessure profonde qui ne s’est jamais tout à fait refermée. Ce jour-là, l’armée d’occupation syrienne a envahi la dernière région libre qui lui résistait encore, complétant ainsi sa mainmise sur le Liban. Mainmise militaire et politique qui allait durer quinze longues années.

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

The secret (and fictional) phone call between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton

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If Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton had a secret phone conversation after the latest presidential debate, what would they have said to each other?