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Lebanon, By the Numbers

A very quick note to point folks in the direction of my post for the NY Times’s Latitude blog┬áthis week, which deals with proportional representation in Lebanon. For most of you following the debate, not much of it will come as much of a surprise. For those who have not been following along and would … Continue reading

Lebanese Parliamentarians’ Salaries & Benefits

I can’t resist plugging my father’s recent appearance on Al-Fasad, a great evening talk show in Lebanon that addresses political and economic corruption. Abu Elias addressed, among other things, the issue of parliamentarian compensation in Lebanon, which is scandalously high. This was the second installment in a series on the subject. See here for his … Continue reading

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