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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 […]




Buddy, Can You Paradigm? Occupy’s National Gathering 2014 Meets Sacramento – Huffington Post

Buddy, Can You Paradigm? Occupy's National Gathering 2014 Meets Sacramento Huffington Post Actually, they never left, and to prove it Occupy Wall Street stalwarts are launching the movement's third national gathering (NatGat3) this coming July 31 through August 3 in Sacramento, California. The first in what has become an annual event was … Read More  Read More →


‘X’ marks the spot: Illiterate villagers boost Anti-Occupy Central signature … – South China Morning Post (subscription)

‘X’ marks the spot: Illiterate villagers boost Anti- Occupy Central signature … South China Morning Post (subscription) Elderly indigenous villagers, some illiterate and with little knowledge of politics, added their backing to an anti- Occupy Central signature campaign on Sunday as organisers ventured deep into rural Tai Po to rally support. Former RTHK host turned … Read... [Read more]


Start of a third intifada? West Bank Palestinians flood streets (+video)

Palestinian protests are growing in the West Bank, with many seeing more hope in Hamas’s resistance model than in PA President Abbas’s negotiations with Israel. View post:  Start of a third intifada? West Bank Palestinians flood streets (+video)  Read More →


Start of a third intifada? West Bank Palestinians flood streets

Palestinian protests are growing in the West Bank, with many seeing more hope in Hamas’s resistance model than in PA President Abbas’s negotiations with Israel. Here is the original: Start of a third intifada? West Bank Palestinians flood streets  Read More →


Anti-Occupy advertisement runs on MTR and buses – South China Morning Post (subscription)

Anti- Occupy advertisement runs on MTR and buses South China Morning Post (subscription) Business chambers are stepping up their campaign against Occupy Central by sponsoring a commercial – which they say is not a political advertisement – to run on buses and trains. The ads came as the five groups – the General Chamber of Commerce, … Read More  Read More →


Occupy Leader Marisa Holmes Files Lawsuit Against New York City – Newsweek

Newsweek Occupy Leader Marisa Holmes Files Lawsuit Against New York City Newsweek The New York Police Department punishes people who exercise their First Amendment rights to free speech and press, including filming police, a prominent Occupy Wall Street organizer claims in a new federal lawsuit. Police arrested Marisa Holmes on … Read More  Read More →


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 →


Germany, France, Italy condemn anti-Semitism in anti-Israel protests

The foreign ministers of Germany, France and Italy on Tuesday condemned anti-Semitism that has marred protests against Israel's conflict with Hamas in the Gaza Strip. On Sunday, French media showed the burnt-out front of a kosher grocery shop in the Parisian suburb of Sarcelles, which is home to a large Jewish community, and clashes between pro-Palestinian marchers and riot police outside two … The... [Read more]