Category Occasions

Lebanon’s Independence Pension Plan

And on its 64th birthday, Lebanon’s independence retires with no pension plan.

Mazen remembers 9/11

Top, right to left: “11 september” – “11 september 2001” – “11 september 2007“ Bottom, Arabic: “today i am celebrating 6 years of friendship with the customs of the civilised world airports“ The rest, English: you can figure them out by yourself (click on the image to enlarge)The artwork: by Mazen Kerbaj (also published today […]

Prefabricated State of Lebanon

Talal Salman, on Pres Berri’s speech yesterday during the commemoration of the 29th year since the kidnap/dissapearance of the Imam Moussa el Sadr: “…from here and despite all the concessions that [the speech] contained, it is more or less, a last warning, which one fears that it will not be heeded by those who the […]

"May 1 – Lebanon paralyzed"

The “1st of May” is actually a way to buy labor forces off by giving them a symbolic gift (a day in their name) so that they shut the fuck up and continue accepting the main partitioning of resources between elites. -Bech

Easter Cluster Bomb Hunt

Anti-war groups are protesting the use of cluster bombs by staging an Easter Cluster Bomb Hunt near the White House at the same time as the traditional Monday morning Easter egg hunt on the White House lawn. It should be noted that the U.S. State Department rejected (February) an international call to abandon the use […]

Land Day

Land Day, known as ‘Youm al-Ard’ in Arabic, commemorates the bloody killing of six Palestinians in the Galilee on March 30, 1976 by Israeli troops during peaceful protests over the confiscation of Palestinian lands. It has since become a painful reminder of Israeli injustice and oppression against the Palestinian people, and a day for demonstration […]

International Women’s Day, Lebanon

Where will they be? What will they do? This is what they planned for March-8-day but on March 10. Only much much more than celebration is needed. Work has to be done on the men. Where are the mothers of those boys? click to enlarge