In 1995, the Ig Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to the Taiwan National Parliament, for demonstrating that politicians gain more by punching, kicking and gouging each other than by waging war against other nations.
In the subsequent two decades, Taiwan has kept up its tradition. Here’s a 2009 Spike TV video highlights reel looking back at some of the best fighting moments from Taiwan’s legislators:
Many other nations have learned from Taiwan’s example. This week (in early November, 2015), Slate put together video clips of many subsequent performances by legislatures in many nations: