As Lebanon's politicians stall, its people suffer hopelessly

Fifteen months ago, we titled a podcast episode “those who stall, those who suffer”, referring to Lebanon’s political establishment delaying government formation due to disagreements over their shares of ministries, despite the economic meltdown and the popular rage in the streets. Unfortunately, the country is in a very similar situation today. The difference? Lower protest momentum, and a dramatically worse socio-economic and political situation. In the last two weeks, a new wave of protests across Lebanon has seen many roads blocked with burning tires, and thousands marching in Beirut and S…

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