Public anti-smoking campaign fliers are useful to spread awareness, but as Abir noticed, it is cynical and misleading to put them in MEA airplanes bound for Lebanon. She has a great line to describe that placement: “Smoke-Free” is to Lebanon what “Healthy Meal” is to McDonald’s”
First they marched against the proposed history book, now they’re planning to march in support of Beirut’s Phoenician Port and Roman Hippodrome. I guess with the expansion of Turkey’s influence in the region, we’re now due for a march against Ottoman encroachment…
Lebanon’s favorite luxury blog digs up pictures of what the Assads fancied..
Not sure what to think of this. On one hand, it is transparently opportunistic and hypocritical (quickly: Name a female Lebanese Forces politician who is not married to the boss). But on the other, it is raising awareness of an important issue by using a star female politician.
A good piece by Hussain abdul Hussain (a self-described Shiaa-born March-14 supporter) on why March 14, 2005 did not turn out to be the beginning of spring in Lebanon. It’s too late to change my blog’s name but he makes some very good points on the failings of the political parties that comprised the March 14 gathering, the failing of the March 14 general secretariat and the overal disinterest by the movement to form a truly civil and democratic country.
Saudi grand bigot..