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Rags dipped in vinegar apparently provide some relief against the effects of tear gas. Or at least that was the advice one Egyptian revolutionary offered his counterparts in Missouri on social media this week.

Among some people living in parts of the world where violent confrontation between demonstrators and armed authority figures is commonplace, the ongoing unrest in Ferguson, Missouri has taken on a nickname – the American Spring.

The Globe in Ferguson: Police have 'zero tolerance for what they deem undesirable' (The Globe and Mail)
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