Tag Archives: elections

A Lebanese Senate? Who Will Pay For It?

According to the latest news, discussions should resume this week in order to reach consensus on a new electoral law. A “hybrid” electoral law (as the Lebanese jargon has it) submitted by Speaker Nabih Berri apparently stipulates the election of … Continue reading

Posted in Lebanon | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

W halla2 la weyn? The Intellectual Anemia of the Opponents of the Orthodox Law.

I am neither a proponent nor an opponent of the “Orthodox Law” (OL). I am simply asking for an adult discussion about this highly interesting phenomenon in the history of contemporary Lebanon. I am asking for an intelligent national debate … Continue reading

Posted in Lebanon | Tagged , , , | 3 Comments

An Unorthodox Proposal (or how to get it over with the usual self-labeled “secularist” blabla).

To all the self-righteous and hypocritical, holier-than-thou moralizers who say the “Orthodox Proposal” is sectarian, here are some points to reflect on. Does the Orthodox Proposal contradict the Lebanese Constitution? Some claim it contradicts Article 27 of the Constitution which … Continue reading

Posted in Lebanon | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment