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Lebanon elections: The enemy of the people remains

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When the only vocation of a ruling class concerned with reproducing itself at any cost becomes the perpetual waging of an economic war on its people, even at the risk of annihilating the very fabric of society, it will be incumbent on those who oppose this ruling class to take advantage from any miscalculation it may commit. This is exactly the Lebanese case at hand. Lebanese rulers understood the risk in allowing a parliamentary election to take place in the midst of a financial collapse. The zaïm guild – that is the informal institution controlled by the seven sectarian barons that organises…

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