Outsiders

BEIRUT | Outsiders in Lebanon politics make a small win look big

BEIRUT — They won just one seat in Lebanon’s 128-seat national assembly, but they celebrated like they’d won 20. A grassroots movement of activists, journalists and other political newcomers said any presence in parliament was a landmark victory for its campaign against patronage in an era when politics is run as a family business. Candidates … Continue reading BEIRUT | Outsiders in Lebanon politics make a small win look big