Ep.218 (Video): A Year in Review with Jean Kassir

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0:00 Intro 2:32 Anniversary 4:11 Long-Term Goals & Grassroots Activity 13:07 A Late Stage 18:44 Both Sides Fighting for Survival 22:03 Megaphone Today 26:47 Social Pact Discussion 34:15 A Year from Now We're with Jean Kassir for Episode 218 of The Beirut Banyan. Click to watch: https://youtu.be/S5gXhJTmHHs We discuss the one-year anniversary of the October 17 Uprising and reflect on accomplishments and setbacks since the protests began. Our conversation includes politics at the grassroots level and wider debates over a new social pact. We also talk about both sides - the political establishment and protest movement - fighting for survival. We talk about Megaphone's evolution and alternative media entering the mainstream. Jean Kassir is a co-founder and managing editor of Megaphone. Help support The Beirut Banyan by contributing via PayPal: https://www.paypal.me/walkbeirut Or donating through our Patreon page: https://www.patreon.com/thebeirutbanyan Subscribe to our podcast from your preferred platform. Follow us on Facebook, Instagram & Twitter: @thebeirutbanyan And check out our website: www.beirutbanyan.com Music by Marc Codsi. Graphics by Sara Tarhini.

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