The 93-year-old Malaysian prime minister has proposed a gold-backed trading currency for southeast Asia - taking bets on what happens next. A) he dies of "old age," plus a couple bullets to the head B) Malaysia comes down with a bad case of al-Qaeda & the US has to pour democracy on it C) a people-power revolution whose logo prominently features an upraised fist overthrows the government. The world needs more Mahathir Mohameds.
May 27: Privacy: luxury or anachronism? Psychiatry: joke or emetic? Nuclear: necessary evil or just evil?
May 28: Assange indictment dooms journalism; eugenics gets a bad rap; Israel flips off world; more satellites than stars
May 29: Fresh-fracked freedom; diversity or death; Macron's thugs harass journalists; insane in the McCain
May 30: Malaysian PM pulls a Gaddafi; tariffs Trump Mexico; NSA targeting system comes home; Russiagate hates peace; Monsanto screwed
May 31: NSA rewrote assassination rules for Israel; DHS to "help" Guatemala; Facebook says privacy dead; mass shooting of the week