Fables of Freedom and Democracy: Will Lebanon’s Story have a Happy Ending?

Fables of Freedom and Democracy: Will Lebanon’s Story have a Happy Ending?

But if the fabulous events unfolding in Lebanon are to prove truly marvelous, if a new baby is indeed being born, it will have to be the offspring of an indigenous womb and the result of a passionate and beautifully messy conception unorchestrated by external parties seen or unseen. Lebanon, that fabulous “house of many mansions,” might be a good home for a miraculous baby with many and diverse parents.

The Lebanese Rise Up–And So May We All

The Lebanese Rise Up–And So May We All

Watching the joyful demonstrations on the streets of Beirut, my first thought was “What took them so long?”, but my second thought was “When are we going to take to the streets here in the United States to protest metastasizing corruption and greed?”