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Political reform in Georgia

Parliamentary elections were held in Georgia on October 1st last year. The country voted in a new President, Bidzina Ivanishvili. The billionaire deserves praise for reforming the political system of a country so wrapped up in technocracy. The former ruling party, the United National Movement, led by Mikheil “Misha” Saakashvili came to power during the… » read more

Posted by Osmi Anannya

Pennsylvania Voter-ID Ruling

On October 2nd, a Commonwealth Court Judge Robert Simpson in Pennsylvania ruled that state officials cannot enforce a new voter identification law in the US presidential elections to be held next month. The law, signed in March, has seen widespread support amongst Republicans, because they claim it would prevent voter fraud. The Democrats had opposed… » read more

Posted by Osmi Anannya