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10 Important Items to Bring to Bersih 4.0 Rally

BERSIH is a coalition of non-governmental organisations which seeks to reform the current electoral system in Malaysia to ensure free, clean and fair elections. Following up on the previous 3 BERSIH rallies, BERSIH 4.0 rally will be held on the streets of Kuala Lumpur, Kuching and Kota Kinabalu on 29 and 30 August 2015. 671 more words

People & Inspiration

Malaysian PM Najib Razak Beset By Bersih Protesters, Money Scandal

The Economist

Beset by scandal, Malaysia’s prime minister cracks down on dissent

Aug 29th 2015 | KUALA LUMPUR | From the print edition

DOWN a quiet lane in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia’s capital, campaigners at trestle tables are doing a roaring trade in yellow T-shirts. 1,522 more words

North Dakota Becomes First State to Legalize Drones Weaponized with Tasers, Tear Gas, Rubber Bullets & Sound Canons

Source: Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, by Michael Krieger

 It is now legal for law enforcement in North Dakota to fly drones armed with everything from Tasers to tear gas thanks to a last-minute push by a pro-police lobbyist.

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First State Legalizes Taser Drones for Cops, Thanks to a Lobbyist

The Daily Beast

North Dakota police will be free to fire “less than lethal” weapons from the air thanks to the influence of Big Drone. 140 more words

News

Lebanese protesters are sprayed with water during a protest

Lebanese protesters are sprayed with water during a protest against corruption and against the government’s failure to resolve a crisis over rubbish disposal, near the government palace in Beirut, Lebanon. 27 more words

World

Beirut protests turn violent for second day as PM threatens to quit

Reuters

BEIRUT | BY LAILA BASSAM AND TOM PERRY

Lebanon’s Prime Minister Tammam Salam speaks during a news conference at the government palace in Beirut, Lebanon, August 23, 2015. 728 more words

At the End of the Day

Nationalism is not the antidote to globalism

If ever you were looking for one of those days that might embody living proof of the fact that supranationalism is never going to work, this was one of them. 525 more words

At The End Of The Day