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How a proper voting system should work

How a proper voting system should work

President Abraham Lincoln’s phrase in the Gettysburg Adress “government of the people, by the people, for the people”, is what a democracy is all about. Unfortunately politics, policies and personal preferences have turned a simple electoral system into a complicated mess. Electoral systems around the world employ various different calculations to determine winners and qualifiers. […]


How to Start a Petition

How to Start a Petition

Everyone feels passionate about something or other in their life at some point. Taking action sometimes requires petitioning. Here are some simple tips on how to go about the process of starting a petition. • First of all put the issue into words. This will be your opening statement in the petition. Don’t worry if […]


How to Organize a Protest

How to Organize a Protest

f you care about something deeply enough you will feel compelled to do something about it. But sometimes your cause will require action that is a little more aggressive than usual. This does not mean that you have to resort to violence; instead, it means that you should find a more visible way of making […]


How to Prepare for Government Protest Crackdowns

How to Prepare for Government Protest Crackdowns

An insecure or corrupt government will never let dissent go without punishment. If you are organizing a protest against such a government you must be prepared for consequences. The protest can be a peaceful sit in, a march to a significant place or even a violent measure (although this should not be a consideration). Whatever […]




Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis’ Career as a Preservationist

By Phin Upham Most people today remember Jackie Kennedy as the wife of John F. Kennedy, but few outside of New York will remember her prolific career as a preservationist. She’d remarried to a Greek man named Aristotle Onassis, but he passed away seven years later. Because the couple lived in Greece, Jacqueline was severely […]


Dan White and the Twinkie Defense

By Phin Upham Dan White and Harvey Milk clashed frequently, and publicly, over issues that divided the communities of San Francisco. Hardly anti-gay, White had voted pro-gay on several important issues, what seemed to push White over the edge was what he saw as betrayal. Milk and San Francisco Mayor George Moscone both gave White […]


The Relationship Between Marx and the Middle Ages

By Phineas Upham When people think about Karl Marx, most people don’t think about the middle ages as well. That’s a wonder considering how close in thought the two were with regards to usury, or the practice of money lending. The Enlightenment had show us that facts and reason could trump religion. That was important […]


The Formation of the CIA – By Samuel Phineas Upham

This article was written by Samuel Phineas Upham The passage of the National Security Act of 1947 was a restructuring of the United States military to better support the security of Americans. President Truman signed the act into law, inspired by the success of the Office of Strategic Services throughout World War II. OSS was […]


Republicans don’t want women earning as much as men!

Apparently Republicans don’t want women to earn as much as men working the same job. Apparently the Republicans have a problem with women? Any chance the democrats are spreading out this rhetoric in advance of a Hillary Clinton run? I mean Hillary will surely get a huge chunk of the female vote and many of […]




Bernie-backed #Occupy activist wins landslide in NY congressional primary – RT

RT Bernie-backed # Occupy activist wins landslide in NY congressional primary RT # Occupy activist Zephyr Teachout has become the first of what could be many candidates backed by presidential candidate Bernie Sanders to win a Democratic primary, after a landslide victory for the 19th congressional district in New York. She … and more » Read More  Read More →


East Hampton shouldn’t decide who can occupy home, Jacobs says – Newsday

Newsday East Hampton shouldn't decide who can occupy home, Jacobs says Newsday Nassau County Democratic Chairman Jay Jacobs said officials in East Hampton Town should not be allowed to determine how many people occupy a house and that the concept of “family” will be challenged in a case of alleged overcrowding involving … and more » Read More  Read More →


Editorial: Occupy spirit hits House – GazetteNET

GazetteNET Editorial: Occupy spirit hits House GazetteNET Members of the House cannot stage filibusters, but they can occupy the well of the House and interrupt business as usual. What the Democrats did last week may alienate some voters. But it is far more likely, as members of Congress travel their … Paul Ryan: I won't tolerate another sit-in from Democrats An error occurred. Hot Air How... [Read more]


Police, fire and ambulance in Coaville to occupy joint emergency services station – Leicester Mercury

Police, fire and ambulance in Coaville to occupy joint emergency services station Leicester Mercury Coalville's police, fire and ambulance stations could all be merged under one roof as all three services look to join forces and cut costs. Plans to move the town's police officers and paramedics into Coalville fire station, in Broad Street, are in the … Read More  Read More →


Police, fire and ambulance in Coaville to occupy joint emergency services station – Leicester Mercury

Police, fire and ambulance in Coaville to occupy joint emergency services station Leicester Mercury Coalville’s police, fire and ambulance stations could all be merged under one roof as all three services look to join forces and cut costs. Plans to move the town’s police officers and paramedics into Coalville fire station, in Broad Street, are in the … Read More  Read More →


One officer to occupy 4 top PNP posts – The Manila Times

One officer to occupy 4 top PNP posts The Manila Times FOR the first time in the history of the Philippine National Police (PNP), a single official will occupy the top four positions in the 160,000 man-strong organization this coming week, The Manila Times learned over the weekend. Deputy Director General … and more » See the original post:  One officer to occupy 4 top PNP posts –... [Read more]


Chicago Activists and Teachers Occupy City Hall for Community Control of Police – The Chicago Monitor

The Chicago Monitor Chicago Activists and Teachers Occupy City Hall for Community Control of Police The Chicago Monitor Protestors from the large coalition fighting for community control of the Chicago Police were joined by hundreds of members of the Chicago Teacher's Union (CTU) before the Wednesday City Counsel meeting to demand an all elected Civilian Police … Read More  Read More →


Redcoat’s to occupy Boston Freedom Trail – Wicked Local Weymouth

Wicked Local Weymouth Redcoat's to occupy Boston Freedom Trail Wicked Local Weymouth In the years leading up to American independence, the town of Boston was occupied by British soldiers, as many as 5,000 of them, as a response to the resistance of the townspeople to Parliamentary taxes and laws. The soldiers were an unavoidable … and more » Read the original post:  Redcoat’s... [Read more]


Occupy the House – Independent Women’s Forum (blog)

Independent Women’s Forum (blog) Occupy the House Independent Women’s Forum (blog) Yep, a number of Democrats are occupying the U.S. House of Representatives. Alas, though several of the Demorats occupying the chamber are of noticeably of mature years, I must report that they are not behaving in the most mature fashion possible:. Read More  Read More →


AM Roundup: Occupy Congress – Wall Street Journal (blog)

AM Roundup: Occupy Congress Wall Street Journal (blog) Law Blog rounds up the morning's legal news: Gun-control standoff: Democrats demanding votes on new gun curbs wrested control of the House of Representatives in a confrontation that lasted for almost 16 hours Wednesday and early Thursday, using sit-in … Read the original here: AM Roundup: Occupy Congress – Wall Street Journal... [Read more]