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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 […]




Fun ways to occupy the school holidays for the kids – Toowoomba Chronicle

Toowoomba Chronicle Fun ways to occupy the school holidays for the kids Toowoomba Chronicle THE Armitage Centre will host a unique children's theatre experience these school holidays with the incredible one-man-show Squaring the Wheel to be performed on June 30 and July 1. Squaring the Wheel combines circus, clowning, strange mechanisms … View original here: Fun ways to occupy the school... [Read more]


‘Occupy the Block’ aims at stopping gun violence on the North Shore – SILive.com

SILive.com ' Occupy the Block' aims at stopping gun violence on the North Shore SILive.com STATEN ISLAND, N.Y.— The empty casket on the corner serves as a cruel reminder that violence costs lives. Several community leaders, including teachers, business owners, artists, lawyers, teachers and deacons, have banded together and organized a … Read More  Read More →


Hong Kong Occupy activist who caused traffic jam by standing on footbridge … – South China Morning Post (subscription)

South China Morning Post (subscription) Hong Kong Occupy activist who caused traffic jam by standing on footbridge … South China Morning Post (subscription) A lawmaker's assistant was found guilty of obstructing traffic by standing near the edge of a footbridge connecting the Admiralty Centre and the government headquarters on the first day of last year's Occupy protests. Magistrate... [Read more]


US human rights report on Occupy protests gets Hong Kong government offices … – South China Morning Post (subscription)

South China Morning Post (subscription) US human rights report on Occupy protests gets Hong Kong government offices … South China Morning Post (subscription) Scenes from the pro-democracy Occupy Central protest in Hong Kong last year. Photo: SCMP. “The Hong Kong government instituted more restrictive controls on protests at the CGLO and the Legislative Council complex in July when barriers... [Read more]


A different kind of occupy at Frank Ogawa Plaza – SFGate (blog)

SFGate (blog) A different kind of occupy at Frank Ogawa Plaza SFGate (blog) Frank Ogawa Plaza outside Oakland City Hall will host yet another occupying force on Friday but this time instead of hopeful protesters the crowd will be made up of hundreds of kids celebrating Oakland’s Annual Children’s Play Day festivities. Instead … Read More  Read More →


I felt quasi-parental responsibility for students during Occupy, says vc – Times Higher Education

Times Higher Education I felt quasi-parental responsibility for students during Occupy , says vc Times Higher Education Within six months, Occupy Central had begun, with thousands of people taking to the streets to protest China’s decision to screen candidates in the 2017 election for the territory’s leadership. HKU, the territory’s oldest higher education institution … Excerpt... [Read more]


Justice secretary calls for understanding of judicial system after politically … – South China Morning Post (subscription)

South China Morning Post (subscription) Justice secretary calls for understanding of judicial system after politically … South China Morning Post (subscription) Rimsky Yuen Kwok-keung’s remarks yesterday follow criticism by judges of the way several cases against Occupy protesters have been handled by police and prosecutors, raising eyebrows among the public. “Given the upsurge of... [Read more]


HKU governing council votes not to back report criticising Occupy scholar … – South China Morning Post (subscription)

South China Morning Post (subscription) HKU governing council votes not to back report criticising Occupy scholar … South China Morning Post (subscription) The University of Hong Kong’s governing council has unexpectedly decided not to endorse an inquiry report that criticised the handling of HK$1.45 million in donations by an Occupy co-founder and his supervisor, and has instead opted... [Read more]


Neighbors get assistance at ‘Occupy the Corner Detroit’ – MyFox Detroit

MyFox Detroit Neighbors get assistance at ' Occupy the Corner Detroit' MyFox Detroit DETROIT (WJBK) – Detroiters living in some of the city's toughest neighborhoods are getting help from local leaders. Councilwoman Mary Sheffield and Mayor Mike Duggan kicked off Occupy the Corner Detroit at Pingree and Linwood. They want residents to … Here is the original post:  Neighbors... [Read more]


Last Occupy Central Die-Hards Face Eviction From Hong Kong Street – Radio Free Asia

South China Morning Post (subscription) Last Occupy Central Die-Hards Face Eviction From Hong Kong Street Radio Free Asia Some of the protesters have been camped outside the city's Legislative Council (LegCo) on Tim Mei Avenue since the start of the 79-day Occupy Central mass civil disobedience movement last year. The deadline was announced formally in notices nailed up … Hong Kong protesters... [Read more]