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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 […]




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 […]


What to Look for in a Tax Attorney

With winter just showing up, many people know what’s just around the corner. No, not spring; tax season. They say only two things in life are guaranteed: death and taxes. But the two can be awfully hard to tell apart sometimes, especially when it comes time to prepare your taxes if you’re going at it […]


The Problems with Fish Farms

Posted by Phin Upham “Aquaculture’s Troubled Harvest” by Bruce Barcott is an article about the fish farms throughout Broughton Archipelago, British Columbia. These remote islands “scattered through hundreds of miles of fjords,” were at first interested in the idea of getting fish farms. According to the article, they believed it would benefit the community by […]


The Tax Process

Tax is the lifeblood of the government it funds the various operations of it such as law enforcement. These funds are collected from the corporations, the companies as well as each and every consumer living in the state. As simple as it may sound the process of paying for taxes and all its complexities aren’t […]


Offshore Declaration Made Easy

You have finally made it big; your investments are maturing, if not already matured. You now own your own empire of business around the country, and are readily expanding to other borders as you enjoy the fruits of your labor. You have made it, and now, you have every credential to prove it. You no […]




Nursing home squabble, frisky horse occupy Northumberland OPP: May 19-21 – Northumberland News

Northumberland News Nursing home squabble, frisky horse occupy Northumberland OPP: May 19-21 Northumberland News NORTHUMBERLAND — Northumberland OPP responded to a variety of calls this past week, including a frisky horse, a nursing home quarrel and a father trying to punish his son. On May 20, a farmer in Cramahe Township called officers after a strange horse … Read More  Read More →


BCL banners occupy city billboards – Prothom Alo (English)

Prothom Alo (English) BCL banners occupy city billboards Prothom Alo (English) BCL A campaign banner of BCL leader is posted on a commercial billboard at Karwan Bazar intersection. The photo was taken on Sunday by Abdus Salam. Many billboards across the city have been covered with campaign banners of the Bangladesh … Read more here: BCL banners occupy city billboards – Prothom Alo (English)  Read More →


Activist jailed for obstructing police during Occupy protest – South China Morning Post (subscription)

South China Morning Post (subscription) Activist jailed for obstructing police during Occupy protest South China Morning Post (subscription) An activist who was previously given a suspended prison term for trespassing at the People's Liberation Army barracks in Central was sentenced to three weeks in jail yesterday for obstructing and resisting police at an Occupy protest last year. Read More  Read More →


Vatican’s eco guru champions Occupy Wall Street thugs – Lifesite

Lifesite Vatican's eco guru champions Occupy Wall Street thugs Lifesite Indeed, Sachs made several visits to preach and teach the Occupy Wall Street anarchists. He lavishly emboldened the protestors: “You've done a magnificent job. This is how history is made. I'm with you to support you. Keep it up. We can brainstorm.”. and more » Read the original here: Vatican’s eco guru... [Read more]


A crooked path to fairer pay: Gov. Cuomo’s wage board gambit for fast-food … – New York Daily News

New York Daily News A crooked path to fairer pay: Gov. Cuomo’s wage board gambit for fast-food … New York Daily News Outside, more boilerplate — chants, drums and signs at a set place and for a set time — brought together some usual suspects from Occupy : Michael Kink of the Strong Economy For All Coalition, whom I last saw in person at Zuccotti ; Make the Road NYC; … The Wage... [Read more]


Hong Kong education chief ‘risks eroding HKU autonomy’ in probe of Occupy’s … – South China Morning Post (subscription)

South China Morning Post (subscription) Hong Kong education chief ‘risks eroding HKU autonomy’ in probe of Occupy’s … South China Morning Post (subscription) Lawmakers have accused the education minister of eroding the autonomy of the University of Hong Kong after he admitted writing repeatedly to the institution’s governing body urging it to investigate an Occupy Central... [Read more]


Occupy demonstrator cleared of assaulting police at pro-democracy protests – South China Morning Post (subscription)

South China Morning Post (subscription) Occupy demonstrator cleared of assaulting police at pro-democracy protests South China Morning Post (subscription) A magistrate said on Tuesday it was possible police were responsible for injuries sustained by an Occupy protester who had been accused of punching an officer during the pro-democracy movement last year. Chan Pak-shan was accused of punching …... [Read more]


Why Waco, Texas, will always occupy a notorious place in America’s popular … – The Independent

The Independent Why Waco, Texas, will always occupy a notorious place in America's popular … The Independent It was between these dates that federal agents laid siege to a compound occupied by heavily-armed members of a religious cult headed by David Koresh. Mr Koresh, head of the Branch Davidian church, was killed, along with 75 of his followers and four … The rest is here:  Why... [Read more]


RTHK employee cleared of assault charges against ‘unknown’ Occupy victim – Coconuts Hong Kong

Coconuts Hong Kong RTHK employee cleared of assault charges against 'unknown' Occupy victim Coconuts Hong Kong Charges against an RTHK production assistant accused of punching a passerby during last year's Occupy protests have been dropped. The Kwun Tong Court heard on Friday that the case of common assault against defendant Cheung Yuk-kin could no … Read more from the original... [Read more]


Singer says job drought after supporting Occupy worth the sacrifice – South China Morning Post (subscription)

South China Morning Post (subscription) Singer says job drought after supporting Occupy worth the sacrifice South China Morning Post (subscription) Throughout the 79 days of Occupy protests, Wong and his comrades camped with tens of thousands of fellow protesters in Harcourt Road, Admiralty. At times, Wong, Ho and singer-cum-actress Deanie Ip took to the stage in protest sites to sing and speak to …... [Read more]