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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 […]




Beer shortages loom in Venezuela as troops occupy Caracas warehouse – The Guardian

The Guardian Beer shortages loom in Venezuela as troops occupy Caracas warehouse The Guardian Venezuelan troops, meanwhile, occupied a Caracas warehouse complex used by Empresas Polar and Nestlé, workers and company officials said on Thursday. The government says the land is needed for housing for the poor. A Nestlé spokesman, Andres … Venezuela troops occupy Polar, Nestle food distribution... [Read more]


Reflection, investigations occupy year since Jarrod Tutko Jr.’s death – PennLive.com

PennLive.com Reflection, investigations occupy year since Jarrod Tutko Jr.'s death PennLive.com Reflection, investigations occupy year since Jarrod Tutko Jr.'s death. – / 11. Fatal error: Could not extract sufficient width/height of the gallery container. Traced measures: width:684px, height: 24px. Print Email · Ivey DeJesus | idejesus@pennlive … Here is the original post: Reflection,... [Read more]


Four accept plea deals in Occupy case – San Jose Mercury News

Four accept plea deals in Occupy case San Jose Mercury News SANTA CRUZ — Just weeks shy of a scheduled jury trial, the remaining four defendants in the high-profile 2011 Occupy Santa Cruz protest case accepted plea deals of community service, probation and $1,500 in restitution payments to Wells Fargo. The … and more » Continued here:  Four accept plea deals in Occupy case –... [Read more]


Remaining Occupy protesters plead ‘no contest’ to trespass charges – Santa Cruz Sentinel

Remaining Occupy protesters plead ‘no contest’ to trespass charges Santa Cruz Sentinel SANTA CRUZ > > Just weeks shy of a scheduled jury trial, the remaining four defendants in the high-profile 2011 Occupy Santa Cruz protest case accepted plea deals of community service, probation and $1,500 in restitution payments to Wells Fargo. The … Read More  Read More →


Anarchy-Lovin’ Film Fest to Occupy Local Community Gardens – Bedford + Bowery

Bedford + Bowery Anarchy-Lovin' Film Fest to Occupy Local Community Gardens Bedford + Bowery The Museum of Reclaimed Urban Space, a DIY project that occupies the storefront of C-Squat, is dedicated to preserving the history of that squat and others. And MoRUS's third-annual film fest, I Heart NRCHY: Subversion & the City continues the … Read More  Read More →


Occupy Albany: New York’s far-left attorney general – New York Post

New York Post Occupy Albany: New York's far-left attorney general New York Post The Occupy left was smitten and helped make the difference in 2010's five-candidate Democratic AG primary. Schneiderman went on to win by 11 points against Republican candidate Dan Donovan. Last year, he won re-election against GOP challenger John … Read the rest here: Occupy Albany: New York’s far-left... [Read more]


Guantanamo: Where US terror prisoners occupy Cuban soil | Americas | DW.COM … – Deutsche Welle

Deutsche Welle Guantanamo: Where US terror prisoners occupy Cuban soil | Americas | DW.COM … Deutsche Welle Guantanamo: Where US terror prisoners occupy Cuban soil. Barack Obama would like to close the US prison at Guantanamo Bay in Cuba before the end of his term. The Cubans would like to have the entire base back. And the US Congress is opposed to … and more » Read More  Read More →


1,100 Quicken workers, Rocket Fiber data center to occupy former News, Free … – Crain’s Detroit Business

Crain’s Detroit Business 1,100 Quicken workers, Rocket Fiber data center to occupy former News, Free … Crain’s Detroit Business On Thursday, a ribbon-cutting ceremony was held for Molina Healthcare of Michigan, which occupies 30,000 square feet on the fifth floor of the building and houses 125 employees there, with the ability to add more in the future. In addition, about 15 …... [Read more]


Taiwanese Students Occupy Education Ministry Over Textbook Controversy | The … – The Diplomat

The Diplomat Taiwanese Students Occupy Education Ministry Over Textbook Controversy | The … The Diplomat Dozens of Taiwanese students briefly occupied the Ministry of Education (MOE) in Taipei last night to protest a series of “minor” adjustments (課綱微調) to school textbooks which activists and academics claim are Sino-centric and whitewash the … and more » The rest is here: Taiwanese... [Read more]


Hong Kong’s police watchdog upholds ruling that top officer assaulted Occupy … – South China Morning Post (subscription)

South China Morning Post (subscription) Hong Kong’s police watchdog upholds ruling that top officer assaulted Occupy … South China Morning Post (subscription) A high-profile accusation of assault against a senior police officer during the Occupy protests was upheld last night – the first time in at least five years that the civilian body which monitors complaints against the police... [Read more]