47. Evaporated Euphoria: the Current Crises in Lebanon

This is a conversation with Lara Bitar, the founding editor of The Public Source, a Beirut-based independent media organization “dedicated to reporting on socioeconomic and environmental crises afflicting Lebanon since the onset of neoliberal governance in the 90s, and providing political commentary on events unfolding since  October 17.”

We spoke about the importance of independent and critical media in Lebanon today and about the aftermath of “this brief moment of euphoria that a lot of people experienced during the October 17” uprising, and particularly since the August 4th explosion in Beirut.

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Music by Tarabeat. Photo by Jr Korpa on Unsplash.

4 responses to “47. Evaporated Euphoria: the Current Crises in Lebanon”

  1. […] 47. Evaporated Euphoria: the Current Crises in Lebanon with Lara Bitar […]

  2. […] I’m a Patreon supporter and I have interviewed Editor-in-Chief Lara Bitar (link), Contributing Editor Julia Choucair Vizoso (link) and Investigative Journalist Kareem Chehayeb […]

  3. […] a period of time where I can only describe myself as very alert. Feelings of euphoria were slowly being replaced by worry as the counter-revolutionary policies put in place by the ruling parties and their […]

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