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  1. The MEME this week is a video of TV figure Shalva Ramishvili conducting a survey in Kakheti, asking random people whether they think zombies should be allowed to own Georgian land. Most people responded “no,” saying that Zombies should stay in their own land and leave Kakheti alone; other think that it might be good for Georgia’s economic development. Link: http://bit.ly/1od8ZIu


    An article by Peter Pomerantsev for Foreign Policy magazine’s Democracy Lab, arguing that while Georgians might see themselves as committed to Europe, Europe needs to be committed in return.
    Link:http: //atfp.co/1jGMFUP

    The New York Times gives us a review of a new Georgian eatery, Suliko Restorani, run by Georgian husband-wife duo in Hollywood, Florida between Miami and Fort Lauderdale. Any listeners in Miami, go there and report back. Link: http://nyti.ms/1z1ZaEq

    For archeology fans, a story for Live Science about a 4 thousand year old burial site that was discovered in Georgia, near Lagodekhi.
    Link: http://bit.ly/1pNB38a

    The Economist weighs in on Georgia’s signing the EU agreement, and possible consequences with the northern neighbour.
    Link: http://econ.st/1qBBc0l

    A blogpost by the HARDest working NGO in the Caucasus, TI Georgia commenting on the Sakrebulo bonus scandal, with some handy numbers and suggestions. Link: http://bit.ly/1pLL6Nw

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