The Lede: Latest Updates on Pakistan’s Election
The Lede is following developments in Pakistan on Saturday, where voters cast ballots in a general election marred by deadly violence.
Pakistani Judge Gains Clout
As Pakistan prepares for national elections on May 11, Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry and his judiciary remain an influential force in the country's development as a democracy.
Mexico Fires 7 in Alleged Vote-Influence Scandal
The head of Mexico's Social Development department dismissed seven officials Thursday after some of them were mentioned in taped discussions about how to use anti-poverty programs to promote the governing party in upcoming local elections.
What We Learned in 2012
Well hello there, 2013. It’s taken us a few weeks to settle into you (if we still used checks, this’d be about the time we’d stop writing “2012” on them). Now that we have, we like what we see: people taking risks, taking charge, and taking a stand. Passionate conversations about not just which tools to use, but why our work matters . A community coming together to make sense of a web that’s changing faster than we can refresh our tiny screens. But before we barrel into the future, we’d like to take a moment to reflect. So we asked some of A List Apart’s friendly authors and readers to share the lessons they learned last year, and how those lessons can help us all work—and live—better in 2013. Solving information gluttony In 2012, I left Seattle and the company I founded to join Twitter and help solve the most serious issue in the world that I might be qualified to solve: information gluttony. We used to live in a world where we didn’t have access to enough information ...
Pirate Party Becomes a Registered Political Party In Australia
First time accepted submitter norpy writes "The Australian branch of the pirate party has today announced that their registration as a political party has been successful. According to the announcement the party will now turn its attention to selection of candidates and development of policies for the upcoming federal election. 'Organising and validating a membership database to then submit to the AEC for the purposes of registration is a daunting task. Fortunately, we had a team of volunteers who were prepared to spend many weekends ensuring that the list we sent to the AEC was entirely valid, and I thank them for their effort,' said Brendan Molloy, Secretary of Pirate Party Australia."
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