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Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Lebanon minimum wage reaches less than $50 a month” – below is their description.
Lebanon’s worst economic crisis in decades is pushing people deeper into poverty.
The minimum wage is now lower than $50 a month.
For more than a year people have been demanding the removal of what they call a corrupt leadership that has governed for decades
And as Al Jazeera’s Zeina Khodr reports from Beirut, there seems to be no solution in sight.
–Al Jazeera English YouTube Channel
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