From the daily archives:

Saturday, May 26, 2012

#470: 2009, Local Natives, World News

May 26, 2012

This is from one of my other favourite albums of the last few years. Very much in line with one of the major music trends of recent times – laid back, indie-folk with a big emphasis on harmonies. I am sure the tide has probably turned on this trend now but I’m still enjoying it. […]

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Egypt Presidential Election: Democracy Is Messy, Get Over It

May 26, 2012

Wednesday and Thursday saw the first free democratic presidential elections in Egypt’s history.   The largest Arab country with a population of more than 82,000,000, voted in the first round of their presidential election 15 months after the overthrow of the corrupt dictatorship of Hosni Mubarak.    It is, after Tunisia, the second and by far the […]

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