Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Iceland: the other Lebanon

Lebanon refused to be manipulated into more civil wars, and signed MOU's.  Iceland refused the global economic policy to socialize private debt, and changed its government and constitution changed its government and constitution.

Friday, May 18, 2012

women's rights in Lebanon

Lebanon is much further ahead and liberal relative to its environment, but there are Lebanese blue laws, outdated and ignored by modern Lebanon, that need to be changed. One of the them is article 522, as this campaign explains:

Campaign to abolish Article 522 from Lebanese Penal Code حملة إلغاء المادة ٥٢٢ من قانون العقوبات اللبناني 

Argument based on solid data: interactive map of the destruction of Palestine

Interactive map of Palestine villages destroyed in Nakba | The Electronic Intifada:

Monday, May 14, 2012

Nuclear power plants fuelled by nuclear waste

Most people cringe at the thought of nuclear power plant, because one accident can doom an area and it inhabitant for centuries. But MIT students designed a nuclear power plant fuelled by nuclear waste.  This is a solution to having nuclear waste buried and radioactive for hundreds of thousands of years. Waste is buried in man-made structures, which is dangerous in itself.

Friday, May 11, 2012

Misuse of public funds in Lebanon: PM salaries exceed spending on any public project

Misuse of public funds in lebanon,  PM salaries exceed spending on any public project

list of expat-voter forms, per Lebanese embassy

Lebanese who want to vote from abroad in he 2013 parliamentary elections need to file a form with their embassy. This form differs based on the embassy jurisdiction they live in.  An expat guide is forming on wikipedia and here.
Is your embassy missing from the expat voter guide? You can add it in a comment below, or on the wiki page.

Thursday, May 10, 2012

The official Lebanese Gazette: minutes of the Lebanese parliamentary meeting

Really, this should be the news: just a list of what was achieved, every month in the Lebanese legislature: The Official Lebanese Gazette.  No opinions, no squabbles, no hear-say. We're then free to judge the facts ourselves.

Wednesday, May 9, 2012

The Lebanese of the Titanic

The Lebanese of the Titanic; "we share the pain but not the glory"

Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Will animals be in our future?

In Lebanon, Animals Lebanon is painting a hopeful picture of the future, where animals will be respect it, and humans will enjoy their company in Lebanon. What's next, will we be able to communicate with animals? SpeakDolphin says we will! Imagine, interacting with animals anywhere in the world, and having conversations with them. How uplifting would that be?
Experiments showed that when people bond with animals, even a grizzly bear, they discover a whole new layer of their nature.