Moussa Bashir · November, 2007

I live in Beirut, Lebanon, where I work in education as a Head of Division and as a physics teacher. I'm married and blessed with two kids. My personal blog and twitter.

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Latest posts by Moussa Bashir from November, 2007

Lebanon: Presidential Elections Debate Continues

  23 November 2007

Yesterday, November 22, was officially Lebanon’s Independence Day. Today is the constitutional deadline for the election of a new president of the republic. Bloggers reflections range from optimistic and pessimistic analysis of what is happening and what is expected to the effect of all this on the average Lebanese citizen, writes Moussa Bashir.

Lebanon: Presidential Elections Debate

  13 November 2007

Lebanon has officially entered the constitutional period for the election of a new president, the deadline for which is November 23. Here are a few reactions from the Lebanese blogosphere which range from analysis, to cynicism to pragmatism.

Lebanon: Phoenician DNA

  8 November 2007

“It’s possible now to test yourself if you are descended from the the ancient mariners: the Phoenicians, or simply migrated from another part of the world,” writes Lebanos.

Lebanon: Price rise

  4 November 2007

“Everything that has occurred over the past 6 weeks is passable […] But when Ghalayini's Man'ousheh becomes 500 Liras [0.30 USD] there is no place for silence. Enough already! Some heads must roll,” writes Jamal, who is satirizing the sudden and sharp increase of prices.

Lebanon: Lazy minds

  4 November 2007

“There to the eastern part of downtown Beirut, lay a synagogue […] desolated and still , it shows a history of Jewish community once were alive and now scattered about between here and abroad,” writes Oldboy in a post about laziness to know past Jewish sufferings and current Palestinian miseries.

Lebanon: Balfour's declaration

  4 November 2007

“What surprises me is that here we are ninety years later with zionists, and some Arabs, playing exactly the same games, speaking in the name of Jews, or in the case of Saudis in the name of all Arabs, leading countries to war, for the egoistic interests of the few…”...

Lebanon: Questionable anti-war campaign

  4 November 2007

“…one thing is sure advertising companies in Lebanon have for a while became a third […] disciplinary institution, but in this case a very perverse one: As its moral program does not have any ‘practical’ implication […] its materially empty discursive production can at best create schizophrenic attitudes among people…”...

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