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Rasha Abouzaki
Secondary school teachers in Lebanon have struggled continuously to keep their earned rights, which have been steadily eroding since 1995. The...
Thursday, March 22, 2012
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Ernest Khoury
Syria’s biggest cities are feeling the squeeze of sanctions and prolonged instability in the country. Many in the business community are choosing to...
Friday, March 16, 2012
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Muhammad Shalabi
Economic and financial sanctions have sent the economy and the Syrian pound into a free fall, and caused increasing inflation. But the regime and its...
Thursday, March 15, 2012
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Faten Elhajj
Warda Boutros Ibrahim. It is difficult for students of the labor movement in Lebanon to ignore the name of this woman. Her specter is present in all...
Thursday, March 8, 2012
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Usama al-Qadiri
Residents of Lebanon’s Western Bekaa valley rejoiced at the heavy rainfall this year which led to a rise in the water level at Lake Qaraoun to about...
Wednesday, March 7, 2012
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May Ali
Travel exchange and other US dollar speculation schemes are rife in Sudan after oil revenues were slashed following the secession of the south,...
Wednesday, February 29, 2012
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Hassan Chakrani
Despite Lebanon’s reputation for having a strong education system, a recent report by the International Labor Organization on youth employment shows...
Monday, February 27, 2012
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Lebanon’s labor minister battled against entrenched sectarian and neoliberal alliances to implement a just and systematic law of wage increases. But...
Thursday, February 23, 2012
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Asi Abu-Najm
From gun-concealing garments to Assad photos to Homs maps in shortage, goods at al-Baramkeh market in Damascus increasingly reflect the political...
Wednesday, February 22, 2012
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