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Maha Zaraket
Former Minister Charbel Nahas turned 60 on Saturday. He spent the past few years fighting to embarrass the [Lebanese economic and political] system,...
Monday, August 18, 2014
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Charbel Nahas
To those who don’t know: Michael Wright is ostensibly the CEO of the supermarket chain Spinneys. In truth, however, he is the spearhead of an entire...
Thursday, December 12, 2013
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Yumna Marwan
The trial of Charbel Nahas vs. Spinneys CEO Michael Wright opened Wednesday, as Nahas defended himself against charges brought against him by the...
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
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The CEO of Spinneys, Englishman Michael Wright, is suing Lebanon’s former labor minister Charbel Nahas over “defamation” charges, according to local...
Thursday, May 2, 2013
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Rami Zurayk
This month, the Palestinian Farmers Union issued an urgent appeal for the boycott of Israeli agricultural goods and companies. In Lebanon, we didn’t...
Sunday, January 13, 2013
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Mouhamad Wehbe
Spinneys workers elected their union’s first leaders after a long and bitter struggle with management, particularly company CEO Michael Wright, who...
Monday, November 19, 2012
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Mohammad Zbeeb
Many Lebanese view the Spinneys workers’ fight as a struggle to demand dignity at a time when most people are sinking into despair. The workers at...
Monday, November 12, 2012
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Mouhamad Wehbe
Elie Abi Hanna was a security guard at the Spinneys grocery giant for 12 years before the company fired him for his union activities, in spite of a...
Friday, November 9, 2012
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Hassan Chakrani
Moukheiber Habshi, a member of the founding committee of the Spinneys-Lebanon workers union, was assaulted Monday night by attackers who told him to...
Wednesday, October 24, 2012
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