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July/August 2020

by Executive Editors

 

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EDITORIAL

To you, our enemy

 

LEADERS

FUCK OFF
Three catastrophes and three contradictions

Toward building a more inclusive and resilient ecosystem
For sake of sanity

 

SPECIAL REPORT ANTI-CORRUPTION

Special report on anti-corruption in Lebanon
 A moment to reflect

Lebanon’s anti-corruption movement
Learning from the past for a better future

Lebanon’s struggle for the right to information
Putting the promise of transparency to the test

How could asset recovery work for Lebanon?
The legal framework

How Lebanon can learn from other countries’ experiences with asset recovery
Begin without delay

Does Lebanon need a special anti-corruption court?
The solution to what problem?

Lebanon could utilize unexplained wealth orders to recover stolen assets
Kickstart the process

Q&A with legal expert Paul Morcos on judicial capacity and accountability
Judiciary must make its own moves

 

ECONOMICS AND POLICY

Q&A with economist Freddie Baz on Lebanon’s economic survival
We could have built a second Singapore

British ambassador outlines prospects of bilateral relations and economic interaction between London and Beirut

 

CORONAVIRUS

The surge of COVID-19 cases in Lebanon
Healthcare system on the brink

 

HOSPITALITY AND TOURISM

Lebanon’s beach club operators discuss summer 2020
Navigating rough waters

Impact of COVID-19 and economic crises on Lebanon’s retailers
The clothes off our backs

Testing for COVID-19 in Lebanon
The new normal

 

ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Signs of positive disruptions in the Lebanese tech ecosytem
Trends amidst the darkness

 

LAST WORD

Coalition formed to defend free speech in Lebanon
A long battle ahead