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Join events this week to help save Beirut heritage sites

Beirut activists are fighting hard to preserve two of the city's key heritage sites and you can support them by attending a series of...

Inside the new Lebanese National Library

Two years ago I posted about the near completion of construction work at Lebanon's National Library. This week, I got a look inside for...

New and old ways of practicing Lebanese politics

In a space of a few hours, one can witness two radically different visions for Beirut's future. On a recent afternoon, under the shade of...

What happened to Beirut’s “Shoreline Walk”?

One of the great things about the internet is that there is just so much floating around out there–like all the plans for Beirut...

Abou Rakhousa and the politics of poverty

  I'm hearing a lot of people say street protests are dying out in Beirut, though there are more demonstrations planned this week. Whatever the...

Flags of Our Fathers

The following column was published in last month's issue of Bold Magazine. I thought it would be appropriate to republish it today as we...

Beirut Bodies in Public

It's not every day that you see young people walking the streets of Hamra, sketching on pieces of paper while following a woman pulling...

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