Technocracy now: The US is working to turn Lebanons anti-corruption protests against Hezbollah

Khalek, Rania
Date Written:  2019-12-01
Publisher:  The Gray Zone
Year Published:  2019
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX23959

The movement was spurred by the levying of regressive taxes and the persistence of a corrupt neoliberal order that has mismanaged the economy and hollowed out the public sector while enriching a handful of elites amid a looming economic collapse. Though the protests remain focused on class issues and corruption, the US is increasingly determined to co-opt the movement for its own goals.

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