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Thinking Aloud: Bill Lawrence on Tunisia

Nov. 22, 2014 by Darius 

Tunisians go to the polls tomorrow to choose their next president.  Earlier this week, I attended a panel discussion at the Middle East Institute’s annual conference.  418 more words

Thinking Aloud

All these gay marriage issues are so weird to me.

It’s so weird that these issues been around since early 1970′s. Since then and all the homosexuals were fighting for their right to get a normal life. 270 more words


November 23; The Tunisian Presidential Election

As a member in the Tunisian Association for the Integrity of Elections and Democracy ( ATIDE) I will be a witness for the Presidential Elections that take place the 23 of November. 257 more words


The different worlds of everyday post-communist democracy

 Original books often share two common virtues. They reach conclusions which make perfect sense in hindsight, but which somehow no one else managed to reach before. 1,881 more words


Impeaching the Korean Traitor

My problems with President Jung-hee Park had been well documented. Though I had never been a supporter, my main disagreement with him stemmed from his efforts to derail my efforts to improve the practice of Taekwondo. 330 more words



There was a ‘Cameron Must Go’ drive on Twitter, this Saturday, 22nd November, 2014. Here are my in-under-140-characters contributions to the hashtag:

For all that he grows… 215 more words


The Politician's Cycle

There are ongoing elections around the world, most recently in one of the casualties of the Arab Spring Tunisia, Brazil, the US mid-term congressionals and my native Botswana where general elections were concluded and the president sworn in last week. 1,148 more words