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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 […]




Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis’ Career as a Preservationist

By Phin Upham Most people today remember Jackie Kennedy as the wife of John F. Kennedy, but few outside of New York will remember her prolific career as a preservationist. She’d remarried to a Greek man named Aristotle Onassis, but he passed away seven years later. Because the couple lived in Greece, Jacqueline was severely […]


Dan White and the Twinkie Defense

By Phin Upham Dan White and Harvey Milk clashed frequently, and publicly, over issues that divided the communities of San Francisco. Hardly anti-gay, White had voted pro-gay on several important issues, what seemed to push White over the edge was what he saw as betrayal. Milk and San Francisco Mayor George Moscone both gave White […]


The Relationship Between Marx and the Middle Ages

By Phineas Upham When people think about Karl Marx, most people don’t think about the middle ages as well. That’s a wonder considering how close in thought the two were with regards to usury, or the practice of money lending. The Enlightenment had show us that facts and reason could trump religion. That was important […]


The Formation of the CIA – By Samuel Phineas Upham

This article was written by Samuel Phineas Upham The passage of the National Security Act of 1947 was a restructuring of the United States military to better support the security of Americans. President Truman signed the act into law, inspired by the success of the Office of Strategic Services throughout World War II. OSS was […]


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 […]




Veterans occupy McCain’s office to protest Rex Tillerson – Daily Mail

Daily Mail Veterans occupy McCain's office to protest Rex Tillerson Daily Mail 'I did not sign up to protect oil or the interest of people lining their pockets,' one woman can be heard saying in one video. 'Exxon is not a friend of the United States,' another veteran is heard saying. McCain's office and staffers allowed the … and more » The rest is here: Veterans occupy... [Read more]


Veterans occupy McCain’s office to protest Rex Tillerson – Daily Mail

Daily Mail Veterans occupy McCain's office to protest Rex Tillerson Daily Mail 'I did not sign up to protect oil or the interest of people lining their pockets,' one woman can be heard saying in one video. 'Exxon is not a friend of the United States,' another veteran is heard saying. McCain's office and staffers allowed the … and more » Read More  Read More →


Occupy Museums Challenges Us to Face Fascism with the #J20 Art Strike – Hyperallergic

Hyperallergic Occupy Museums Challenges Us to Face Fascism with the #J20 Art Strike Hyperallergic Tomorrow, in observance of the #J20 Art Strike, the artist and activist collective Occupy Museums will hold a solidarity event at the Whitney Museum — where the group will be participating in the Whitney Biennial later this year. Participants in … Trump team prepares dramatic cuts The Hill all... [Read more]


Occupy White House attempting to distrupt Trump’s inauguration – International Business Times UK

International Business Times UK Occupy White House attempting to distrupt Trump's inauguration International Business Times UK A hacktivist-style campaign has been launched to protest during the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump on Friday (20 January 2017). It asks participants to try and disrupt the website of the White House with a rather old-school tactic: web … and more »... [Read more]


Occupy White House attempting to distrupt Trump’s inauguration – International Business Times UK

International Business Times UK Occupy White House attempting to distrupt Trump's inauguration International Business Times UK A hacktivist-style campaign has been launched to protest during the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump on Friday (20 January 2017). It asks participants to try and disrupt the website of the White House with a rather old-school tactic: web … and more »... [Read more]


From Occupy Wall Street To Occupy White House: The Resurrection of Goldman Sachs – Huffington Post

Huffington Post From Occupy Wall Street To Occupy White House: The Resurrection of Goldman Sachs Huffington Post As the vampire squid, it was the perfect target for the Zuccotti Park demonstrations that turned into Occupy Wall Street with 900 encampments around the world. The charges against Goldman Sachs were real. They really did violate the law. They really … 'The swamp is Goldman Sachs':... [Read more]


From Occupy Wall Street To Occupy White House: The Resurrection of Goldman Sachs – Huffington Post

Huffington Post From Occupy Wall Street To Occupy White House: The Resurrection of Goldman Sachs Huffington Post As the vampire squid, it was the perfect target for the Zuccotti Park demonstrations that turned into Occupy Wall Street with 900 encampments around the world. The charges against Goldman Sachs were real. They really did violate the law. They really … 'The swamp is Goldman Sachs':... [Read more]


Prisoners occupy roof of Brazil jail after massacre – Jamaica Observer

Jamaica Observer Prisoners occupy roof of Brazil jail after massacre Jamaica Observer NATAL, Brazil (AFP) — Dozens of inmates on Monday occupied the roof of a Brazilian jail where the country's latest prison massacre took place. An AFP video reporter filmed the inmates as they stood with flags on the partly destroyed red tile roof of … and more » Read More  Read More →


Prisoners occupy roof of Brazil jail after massacre – Jamaica Observer

Jamaica Observer Prisoners occupy roof of Brazil jail after massacre Jamaica Observer NATAL, Brazil (AFP) — Dozens of inmates on Monday occupied the roof of a Brazilian jail where the country’s latest prison massacre took place. An AFP video reporter filmed the inmates as they stood with flags on the partly destroyed red tile roof of … and more » Read More  Read More →


Trump Protesters Plot to ‘Occupy’ White House Website on Inauguration Day – Heat Street

Heat Street Trump Protesters Plot to ' Occupy ' White House Website on Inauguration Day Heat Street The group is urging protesters to “ occupy ” the White House website by visiting the page and clicking refresh as often as possible in hopes of overwhelming the server and crashing the site. “When enough people occupy www.WhiteHouse.gov the site will go … and more » Read More  Read More →