Book Club: The New Arab sits down with Lebanese poet Zeina Hashem Beck to discuss her latest book 'O', a body of work which gracefully plays with ideas of the mind, body and soul as a vessel to overcome one's material trauma.
At the whim of a neoliberal system that places the few over the many, both Chile and Lebanon's parliaments have struggled to satisfy their population's basic needs. Now, with both countries post-revolution, we observe their similarities.
With Lebanon's economy in free fall, Lebanese students have faced sustained pressures to continue their studies. The New Arab finds out how, after the decimation of the Lebanese currency, some students have turned to desperate measures.