Economic Collapse

Hazem Elamin – Hala Nasreddine
No less than 346 files in the Pandora Papers concerned Lebanese bankers, businessmen and politicians who for various reasons companies registered in tax havens. 
Pascale Sawma
A trauma that involves waiting in line for hours to fill up your car, normalizing living a life without electricity, and accepting the fact that all our savings have been stolen …
Pascale Sawma
“If someone wants to cultivate his land but doesn’t have the raw materials, what would he sow? Air? It’s like asking a person to sing even when his voice is not suitable for singing, or even stifled!” This was the farmer Ali Taha’s response to the recent calls for active farming, especially those made by the Secretary General of “Hezbollah,” Hassan Nasrallah, in which he called for reliance on agriculture using the term “agricultural jihad!”
Ghalia Al Alwani- Syrian Journalist
To backdrop of his people’s empty fridges, dark homes, and numerous suicides on account of devastating poverty… whilst Lebanese youth waste their days slaving at jobs they have stopped getting paid for months back, PM Hassan Diab believes he deserves to be paid his salary, in fresh money, five years in advance.
Bana Beidoun
When the protests, the chanting, and all other means of resistance failed to work, Ali had nothing left except for his body. He used it as a way to reenact the murderous violence practiced by the mafia regime that rules us with all its parties, lastly through their new policy of humiliation and starvation, that is currently taking place in Lebanon.
Nasser Yassin
The Lebanese lifestyle is going to be moved to a whole new level that we have not witnessed for decades. Many purchases and services that the Lebanese are accustomed to will be a thing of the past …
Bashar Halabi
The predicted weakness of Hassan Diab’s government has paved the way for sectarian political parties to go back to their old ways and play the role of the state, making use of the human fear at times like this to send a clear message: “You have no one but us.”
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