A Kim K inspired campaign: Lebanese try to break the government
A Kim Kardashian Inspired Lebanese Campaign To (Try To) Break The Lebanese Government
No one’s breaking the Lebanese government and when we had the chance as Lebanese to say no, only few of us went down and got beaten up while trying to say no to the extension. Nevertheless, it wouldn’t hurt for politicians to eat the crap we’re apparently eating everyday according to our Health Minister lol
Fool’s gold: The economic stupidity of ISIS’ new currency
Believe it or not, there is a good reason the developed world long ago ceased to use lumps of precious metals as currency, and, contrary to the beliefs of the ISIS leadership, it was not in order to “tyrannize Muslims.” In declaring his intention to introduce a brand new currency comprising seven gold, silver, and copper coins, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi builds on an already-staggering commitment to his pre-mediaeval ideology, reminding us anew of the utterly alien parallel universe in which he and his coterie reside.