Thursday, August 30, 2012

Constructive message of the Patriotic Party in Lebanon, endangers sectarianism

A constructive anti-sectarian message:
"It is time to return to our roots, and celebrate our holidays with our children in the mountains in the churches of our villages, to share with relatives and neighbors the joy of the holiday and the gathering, and begin with the feast of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary."

This is such a contrast, with the common western question, or Saudi remark: you are Lebanese, therefore bigoted and divided by religion.

Which companies support keeping GMO's unlabeled?

Great info graphic on prop 37 to label GMO's

anti-racism campaigns in Lebanon

Cheyef 7alak is an org that tackles stereotypes

A facebook page monitors and calls to boycott racist beaches

BlogBaladi posted on racist beaches

IvySays blogged on racism in Lebanon as well

Thursday, August 23, 2012

a firm estimates the size of protester crowds

Manifestation étudiante : une firme estime la foule pour Radio-Canada | Grands Titres |

This would be great to make the news about protests in Lebanon, and Syria more factual. Data instead of gossip, imagine that!