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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 […]




Construction safety and health standards

Written by Lyle Charles The problem with the construction industry is that you are faced with a very strict deadline that you have to meet. In most cases, construction projects are evidenced by a contract or memorandum of agreement wherein any delay in construction beyond the stipulated completion date would result in liquidated damages. In […]


How to deal with construction projects and claims management

Written by Lyle Charles Construction projects can have two outcomes. The first is a smooth-sailing project that gets completed according to schedule. The second is a delayed project that may very well be over budget and with a potential breach of contract making either one of the parties liable. To make sure that your interests […]


Government Regulations in Construction

Written by Lyle Charles There really aren’t any businesses left that aren’t affected by the long arm of the government in some form or another. Regulations continue to grow each year, meaning even if you’ve become accustomed to the ones affecting your particular business, you can still fall victim to new ones, either by way […]


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 […]




Five parties threaten to occupy Israeli consulate – Times of India

Free Press Journal Five parties threaten to occupy Israeli consulate Times of India “We have decided to occupy the Israeli consulate on Friday to show our support for the Palestinian people. We urge the people of the country to boycott all Israeli products to financially weaken them,” Samajwadi Party's Maharashtra unit chief and MLA … SP, JD(S) threaten to ' occupy '... [Read more]


Dueling protests over Gaza tie up Chicago traffic

Dueling protests between hundreds of supporters of Israel and the Palestinians briefly snarled downtown traffic Tuesday afternoon. Read the original post:  Dueling protests over Gaza tie up Chicago traffic  Read More →


Dueling protests over Gaza tie up Chicago traffic

Dueling protests between hundreds of supporters of Israel and the Palestinians briefly snarled downtown traffic Tuesday afternoon. Original post: Dueling protests over Gaza tie up Chicago traffic  Read More →


Occupy protester threatened to kill two officers’ families – New York Post

Occupy protester threatened to kill two officers' families New York Post Couture-crazed protester Cecily McMillan — who became a poster child for OWS indignation after socking a cop in the eye in 2012 — was arrested again in December 2013 during a subway scuffle. She was busted after allegedly urging two turnstile jumpers … Read More  Read More →


Older crowd turns out for anti-Occupy Central signature campaign – South China Morning Post (subscription)

Older crowd turns out for anti- Occupy Central signature campaign South China Morning Post (subscription) Occupy Central's poll, which attracted 800,000 mostly younger voters last month, was confined to permanent residents. But the signature campaign was less stringent. People signing up at the 468 stations across the city are asked for identity card … Read More  Read More →


Hundreds of protests set this weekend against illegal immigration, Obama's policies

Hundreds of protests are taking place across the United States this weekend in opposition to the surge of immigrants illegally crossing the country’s southern border and proposed immigration reform that organizers say gives amnesty to those already living illegal in this country. View original here: Hundreds of protests set this weekend against illegal immigration, Obama's policies  Read More →


Hundreds of protests set this weekend against illegal immigration, Obama's policies

Hundreds of protests are taking place across the United States this weekend in opposition to the surge of immigrants illegally crossing the country’s southern border and proposed immigration reform that organizers say gives amnesty to those already living illegal in this country. Read the original here:  Hundreds of protests set this weekend against illegal immigration, Obama's policies  Read More →


Hong Kong’s Occupy Central Pushes for “Genuine Democracy” – Truth-Out

gulfnews.com Hong Kong’s Occupy Central Pushes for “Genuine Democracy” Truth-Out The Occupy Central campaign was first conceived by law professor Benny Tai in January 2013. Organizers of the campaign say that Hong Kong’s electoral system must satisfy the international standards for universal suffrage, and reform proposals are to be … NPC chairman tells CY Leung Hong... [Read more]


Stabbings, assaults, break-and-enters occupy Thunder Bay police – CBC.ca

Stabbings, assaults, break-and-enters occupy Thunder Bay police CBC.ca Thunder Bay has been a hotbed of criminal activity over the last few days, police report. Police responded to more than 80 calls for service and made several arrests for a variety of offences. On Friday morning, they said a family dispute at a County … and more » Read More  Read More →


As Immigration Crisis Grows, A Protest Movement Gains Steam

Several hundred protests will begin Friday in cities across the country, as activists rail against the Obama administration’s efforts to temporarily house migrant children detained at the border. Originally posted here: As Immigration Crisis Grows, A Protest Movement Gains Steam  Read More →