Garbage War in Beirut


What would happen in YOUR city if there was a breakdown in trash collection? In Beirut, it has led to a bit of a stink, as piles upon piles of garbage sprawled across the streets all over a city that was once known as the "Paris of the Middle East":

It has also led to REVOLT. Because things can get a little bit rough in when people are calling up Uber to collect the trash-- which is exactly what some Lebanese were relegated to doing.

I went to Lebanon to see for myself what impact the country's "YouStink" movement has been having in the country's deepening political crisis, and whether a government can survive if it doesn't even have the ability to provide for basic services.