Newborn vaccination rate in
89% in 2020
45% in 2021
let the numbers speak for themselves... https://twitter.com/AUB_Lebanon/status/1450808770439757827 …
#Lebanon and #Hong Kong have in common? More than you think. In my latest for @TheAtlantic I explore the shared sense of loss of hope and the life that could have been. Incl. lyrics by @mikasounds + ref to my fav band @mashrou3leila #promisedlandhttps://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2021/10/afghanistan-lebanon-hong-kong-loss/620435/ …
The ruling warlords in
#Lebanon have confronted the Lebanese with a stark choice since late 80s: impunity or violence. Hezbollah became the main proponent of this since 2005. The Lebanese compromised on accountability but never got stability. Time to reject this false equation.
@CNNTravel predicted a record number of tourists in #Lebanon. In 2021, 82% of the population suffers acute #deprivations in health, education & living standards simultaneously.
Zero accountability. And international donors still pump money into our corrupt elite.
I write for a living but I will never be able to put into words the mix of bewilderment, rage & conviction we are being trolled when I see street lamps on *in the middle of the day* in