Vice News asks a Lebanese woman to explain the situation in simple terms and she said, “The banks have used our deposits to fund the government at excessively high-interest rates… Why would the government borrow such exorbitant interest rates? Because our politicians and their friends own the banks so they’re basically paying themselves exorbitant interest rates from public funds.”
Comments about the video came flooding from around the world; here are some notable ones:
“Your government locks you in your homes, doesn’t have any intention of providing you food and water, is going to use your taxes to save their failed nonsense corruption program they call an economy, and now they won’t even let you access your own money? GUILLOTINES!” – Pavor
“Our grandparents who didn’t trust the banks and kept cash at home weren’t wrong.” – Whooaaa Chillout
“Love how this virus is being blamed for the ensuing economic collapse. Sure, the virus is bad, but the economy was in terrible shape before this thing hit.” – Kim DotNet
“Sooner or later the United States is going to follow down the same path.” – Inkaz2
“Such a beautiful country, filled with full-hearted people, sad to see how unfair their government treats them.” – r1freak1
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