Saturday, July 23, 2016

The Lebanese political class and Hizbullah

You should not harbor any illusions: all elements of the Lebanese political class (from March 14 to Hizbullah) are enemies of the poor. This week the Lebanese cabinet agreed to a plan to reduce minimum wage.  Hizbullah supported--for those who harbor the illusion that Hizbullah is a progressive party.  It certainly not.  Fortunately, the Lebanese Communist Party is planning a rejuvenation.  Let us hope they don't recreate themselves as a liberal party.