Has The Arab Spring Arrived In Lebanon?
As trash piles up in the streets of Beirut, the “You Stink” movement has been leading demonstrations and demanding the resignation of the entire government and an end to the country’s dysfunctional sectarian system.
Here & Now’s Jeremy Hobson speaks with Rami Khouri, a columnist for Daily Star in Beirut, who says the recent protests bring Lebanon into line with the other Arab societies that have risen up to protest against oppressive and corrupt central governments.
- Rami Khouri, columnist for Daily Star in Beirut, and a senior public policy fellow at the American University of Beirut. He tweets @ramikhouri.
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