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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 […]




Protests in Ferguson dwindle, mass arrests at California rallies

Tensions eased in the St Louis suburb of Ferguson after two nights of violence and looting sparked by racially charged anger over a grand jury's decision to clear a white police officer in the shooting death of an unarmed black teenager. read more Originally posted here:  Protests in Ferguson dwindle, mass arrests at California rallies  Read More →


Top Occupy organizer trained Ferguson protesters – WND.com

WND.com Top Occupy organizer trained Ferguson protesters WND.com She was one of the luminaries of the Occupy Wall Street movement and was a lead organizer in the infamous 1999 Seattle riots against the World Trade Organization that descended into violence. The 1999 WTO event in Seattle devolved into widespread … and more » Read More  Read More →


Protests coast to coast

The sparks of outrage that started in Ferguson have ignited a firestorm of dissatisfaction and protests across the country. See the original post here: Protests coast to coast  Read More →


Watch: For Hong Kong’s Celebrities, Supporting Occupy Protests Isn’t Easy – Wall Street Journal (blog)

South China Morning Post (subscription) Watch: For Hong Kong's Celebrities, Supporting Occupy Protests Isn't Easy Wall Street Journal (blog) In the fight for democracy, Hong Kong students have been joined by various pop and movie stars. Among them is Cantopop singer-songwriter Denise Ho, who has spent numerous days in the occupied zone and has been outspoken during the Occupy  … Angry... [Read more]


Protests ignite in Ferguson

FERGUSON, Mo. — A grand jury declined Monday to indict Darren Wilson in the death of Michael Brown, the unarmed, black 18-year-old whose fatal shooting by a white officer sparked… Read the original post:  Protests ignite in Ferguson  Read More →


The resonance of Occupy – BBC News

BBC News The resonance of Occupy BBC News Activists from the Occupy movement held their latest campaign in London this weekend. The protest movement, now three years old, has global recognition. But how can its impact be measured? The campaign started in New York, on 17 September 2011. and more » Read More  Read More →


Occupy Central co-founders ‘to hand themselves in to police on December 5′ – South China Morning Post (subscription)

South China Morning Post (subscription) Occupy Central co-founders 'to hand themselves in to police on December 5' South China Morning Post (subscription) Legislator Priscilla Leung Mei-fun of the Business and Professionals Alliance criticised Occupy Central founders' plan to turn themselves in to the police early next month. “They are calling ten thousand people to follow them.... [Read more]


Obama urges 'peaceful' protests in Ferguson

US President Barack Obama urged calm ahead of a grand jury decision expected to trigger protests in the restive town of Ferguson, where the FBI arrested two men on firearms charges. A grand jury in the St Louis suburb of Ferguson is looking at the racially charged shooting that saw white police officer Darren Wilson shoot unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown, an African American. Original post:  Obama... [Read more]


Ferguson protests are hurting local businesses — just not as much as you may think

How have the protests affected the economy in the Saint Louis region? It depends on where you live. Read the rest here: Ferguson protests are hurting local businesses — just not as much as you may think  Read More →


Occupy Democracy demo: Live updates as group protests in Parliament Square – Mirror.co.uk

Mirror.co.uk Occupy Democracy demo: Live updates as group protests in Parliament Square Mirror.co.uk Announcing the event on the Occupy website, a statement said: “We’re coming together because we want genuine democracy – free from corporate influence – where our voices count. “Our votes, so hard won by the struggles of previous generations, have … Occupy London... [Read more]