Supporters of the Lebanese Communist party take part in a May Day rally in Beirut, Lebanon. (Anwar Amro / AFP)

Lebanon POW : 27 April – 3 May

Bourgeois society ought long ago to have gone to the dogs through sheer idleness; for those of its members who work, acquire nothing, and those who acquire anything, do not work. – Karl Marx.

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A man dressed up in a Lebanese flag attends a demonstration against proposed tax increase, in Beirut. (Alia Haju / REUTERS)

Lebanon POW : 16 – 22 March

Nothing is very constant in Beirut. Certainly not dreams. But despair isn’t constant either. Beirut is a city to be loved and hated a thousand times a day. Every day. It is exhausting, but it is also beautiful. – Nasri Atallah.

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A sit-in in front the government palace demanding to grant women the right to give the nationality to their children. (NABIL MOUNZER / EPA)

Lebanon POW : 2 – 8 March

I hate to hear you talk about all women as if they were fine ladies instead of rational creatures. None of us want to be in calm waters all our lives. – Jane Austen.

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Father Hani Taouk leading a mass on the ski slopes of the Cedars mountains as he celebrates the Feast of Saint Maron. (PATRICK BAZ / AFP)

Lebanon POW : 9 – 15 February

Prayer makes your heart bigger, until it is capable of containing the gift of God himself. Prayer begets faith, faith begets love, and love begets service on behalf of the poor. – Mother Teresa

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