Peaceful punching of politicians, by politicians

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 […]

Ig Nobel Peace Prize-winning Taiwan Legislature’s Pugilistic Influence Spreads

The influence of the Taiwan Legislature — specifically of its flying fists of fury, continues to spread nearly twenty years after the the solons were awarded the Ig Nobel Peace Prize. Today the Khaleej Times remarks (editorially): LIKE TERRORISM and epidemics, parliamentary pandemoniums have also conquered boundaries. Those left gasping by last week’s ruckus in […]