Economic crisis in Lebanon
Ep 62: JNU students’ resistance, massacre of Indigenous guards in Colombia and more..

We will also take a look at Lebanon, where after days of protest, the prime minister was forced to resign.

Massive human chain protest in Lebanon

The human chain was organised against the economic crisis and new taxes in the country.

Lebanon protests In Lebanon’s streets, there is no longer any fear

Jana Nakhal of the Lebanese Communist Party speaks to Peoples Dispatch about the anti-government, anti-austerity protests in the country.

Lebanese rage against government’s economic policies for third day

The protests that began as an outburst against taxes, including on VOIP calls, have grown into an expression of anger against corruption and the government’s handling of the economy

Hezbollah bloc gets four ministries in new Lebanese government

The new government under Saad Hariri was formed on January 31. Jamil Jabbak, a close associate of Hezbollah leader Hasan Nasrallah, became the health minister despite the US raising allegations that the group would use the ministry to fund ‘terrorist activities’

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