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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 […]




Occupy Providence protests international trade bill – The Providence Journal

The Providence Journal Occupy Providence protests international trade bill The Providence Journal PROVIDENCE – Members of the Occupy Providence movement gathered in Kennedy Plaza Friday to protest fast-tracking a largely secret international trade bill, which critics argue gives corporations power to challenge democratic laws. “We’re here to let … and more » Continued... [Read more]


Angry geese occupy White Plains High School – The Journal News | LoHud.com

The Journal News | LoHud.com Angry geese occupy White Plains High School The Journal News | LoHud.com WHITE PLAINS – Duck! Duck! Goose! Actually, it’s not the Canada goose nesting on top of a White Plains High School storage garage that’s causing all the trouble, but oh, that gander. “We probably had a dozen or more attacks the first few days, although … Angry geese occupy... [Read more]


Nicola Valley Chiefs & Supporters Occupy Premier Clark’s Office Over Sewage … – Intercontinental Cry

Intercontinental Cry Nicola Valley Chiefs & Supporters Occupy Premier Clark's Office Over Sewage … Intercontinental Cry The five Nicola Valley Chiefs and their representatives (Chief Harvey McLeod of Upper Nicola, Chief Marcel Shackelly of Nooaitch, Chief Aaron Sam of Lower Nicola, Chief Percy Joe of Shackan and Chief Lee Spahan of Coldwater) and supporters of Friends … Read... [Read more]


Waiter ‘blinded’ two constables with mobile phone light in Occupy Central … – South China Morning Post (subscription)

South China Morning Post (subscription) Waiter 'blinded' two constables with mobile phone light in Occupy Central … South China Morning Post (subscription) A waiter shone a “piercing and intense” light emitted by his mobile phone at two police officers, preventing them from carrying out their duties during the Occupy protests in Mong Kok last year, a court heard yesterday.... [Read more]


Activists occupy BP headquarters ahead of 5-year anniversary of Gulf oil spill – FuelFix (blog)

FuelFix (blog) Activists occupy BP headquarters ahead of 5-year anniversary of Gulf oil spill FuelFix (blog) A group of environmental activists occupied the lobby of BP’s Houston headquarters Wednesday morning to mark the five-year anniversary of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill. KPRC reported that 15 to 20 protesters camped out at BP’s offices in Houston’s … and more » Read... [Read more]


Oakland police brutality protesters occupy city hall, block I-880 on-ramp – abc7news.com

abc7news.com Oakland police brutality protesters occupy city hall, block I-880 on-ramp abc7news.com Oakland police brutality protesters occupy city hall, block I-880 on-ramp. Oakland protesters occupy city hall, block I-880 on-ramp. Protesters against police killings have been marching through Oakland this afternoon, taking over Oakland City Hall … Protestors Occupy Oakland City Hall, Block... [Read more]


Tulane students occupy president’s office to protest fossil fuel investments – NOLA.com

NOLA.com Tulane students occupy president's office to protest fossil fuel investments NOLA.com More than 70 Tulane University students occupied the hallway outside Tulane President Michael Fitts' office Tuesday morning to protest the university's continued investment in fossil fuels. The protest is part of a campaign organized by Divest Tulane, … and more » Read More  Read More →


Violent protests erupt in Indian Kashmir after civilian is killed by army troops

Violent protests erupted in the Indian-controlled portion of Kashmir on Tuesday after a civilian and a militant were killed in an encounter with the army, officials in the troubled Himalayan region said. Read more from the original source: Violent protests erupt in Indian Kashmir after civilian is killed by army troops  Read More →


US Protests Intercept of Reconnaissance Plane by Russia

US protests 'unsafe' intercept of reconnaissance plane by Russian fighter jet over Baltic Sea View original here: US Protests Intercept of Reconnaissance Plane by Russia  Read More →


Former ‘Occupy’ Member’s Newest Activism: Tablet Computers For Philly … – CBS Local

CBS Local Former ' Occupy ' Member's Newest Activism: Tablet Computers For Philly … CBS Local Students at South Philadelphia High were presented with 25 Kindle Fire HDs, donated by “Professionals for Progress,” a group co-founded by Emmanuel Bussie, a one-time “ Occupy ” demonstrator who now works for a major financial institution. These days … Read More  Read More →