Anti-government protesters carry a sign with pictures of unknown people hanging on the gallows during a protest in downtown #Beirut, #Lebanon. (IBRAHIM DIRANI / EPA)
Lebanon POW

Lebanon POW: 27 August – 2 September

Democracy must be something more than two wolves and a sheep voting on what to have for dinner. James Bovard

A demonstrator waves a national flag during a protest of Yellow vests ( #Giletsjaunes) in front of the Arc of Triomphe on the #ChampsElysees avenue in #Paris, #France. (Alain JOCARD / AFP)
International POW

International POW: 27 November – 3 December

Since you cannot do good to all, you are to pay special attention to those who, by the accidents of time, or place, or circumstances,

An injured civilian walks away from the scene after being wounded in a bomb blast in the capital #Mogadishu, #Somalia. (AP)
International POW

International POW: 6 – 12 November

Every time a stupid politician says something stupid, you don’t have to reply to him, because it is nonsense to shoo every barking dog away!

Local fishing boats move in to rescue passengers and crew form an #AirNiugini flight that ditched into the sea on its approach to #Chuuk airport, in #Micronesia. (James Yaingeluo / AP)
International POW

International POW: 25 Sept – 1 Oct

Sometimes, flying feels too godlike to be attained by man. Sometimes, the world from above seems too beautiful, too wonderful, too distant for human eyes

Fans celebrate on the Champs-Elysees avenue after #France win the football #WorldCup final against #Croatia, in #Paris. (Charles Platiau / REUTERS)
International POW

International POW: 10 – 16 July

Victory at all costs, victory in spite of all terror, victory however long and hard the road may be; for without victory, there is no

Russian President Vladimir Putin giving German Chancellor Angela Merkel a bouquet during their meeting in Sochi, Russia. (Mikhail Klimentyev / SPUTNIK)
International POW

International POW: 22 – 28 May

There is always some madness in love. But there is also always some reason in madness. – Friedrich Nietzsche

Pope Francis shows a jersey of the Beirut marathon, at the Vatican. (L'Osservatore Romano)
Lebanon POW

Lebanon POW : 31 August – 6 September

Patriotism means to stand by the country. It does not mean to stand by the president or any other public official. – Theodore Roosevelt.

President Michel Aoun watch a demonstration match from the delegation of the Lebanese Union for Tai Boxing, in Baabda, Lebanon. (Dalati Nohra)
Lebanon POW

Lebanon POW : 4 – 10 May

If you fear nothing, then you are not brave. You are merely too foolish to be afraid. – Laurell K. Hamilton.

Children sit near a protest against President Michel Temer's, in Sao Jose dos Campos, Brazil. (Roosevelt Cassio / REUTERS)
International POW

International POW: 2 – 8 May

They didn’t agree on much. In fact, they didn’t agree on anything. They fought all the time and challenged each other ever day. But despite