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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 […]




Georgetown students occupy president’s office as part of Nike protest – The Guardian

Georgetown students occupy president's office as part of Nike protest The Guardian Georgetown students occupy president's office as part of Nike protest. Student-led workers' rights group demands John DeGioia deny Nike a new contract in 2017 over 'deplorable' conditions under operator of Vietnam factory. georgetown hoyas basketball. and more » Read More  Read More →


Tulsa Mayor to occupy 10th seat on City Council – KRMG

KRMG Tulsa Mayor to occupy 10th seat on City Council KRMG Tulsa Mayor G.T. Bynum will be seated among the nine city councilors at every Tulsa City Council meeting. The policy started Wednesday. It sets a new precedent for his office and the Council to work as one. Mayor Bynum tells us he wants to develop that … and more » Read More  Read More →


Someone Stole Baseball Equipment and Made it Spell “Occupy A1” – The Daily Gazette

The Daily Gazette Someone Stole Baseball Equipment and Made it Spell “ Occupy A1” The Daily Gazette It was a wet, rainy, muddy day on December 6 when the Swarthmore baseball team found that their equipment had been put out onto the baseball field and arranged to spell out “ Occupy A1.” “ Occupy A1” refers to the time when, following the creation of the … Read more from the original... [Read more]


Bennett: Regulation Bill legislates that nation cannot occupy its own land – The Times of Israel (blog)

Bennett: Regulation Bill legislates that nation cannot occupy its own land The Times of Israel (blog) Jewish Home leader Naftali Bennett praises the Regulation Bill, ahead of the Knesset vote, saying the Israeli government is “legislating” for the fact that a “nation cannot be an occupier of its own land.” The next step is annexing the West Bank … and more » View post:  Bennett:... [Read more]


Police watchdog reveals details of Occupy protestor assault probe – South China Morning Post

South China Morning Post Police watchdog reveals details of Occupy protestor assault probe South China Morning Post The police watchdog said on Wednesday it would not tolerate the force “shielding” its officers from investigations as it revealed details of how it objected to the force’s clearing a former senior officer for assaulting a bystander during the 2014 … Watchdog finds few... [Read more]


Church eager to occupy former Kearney High – Lexington Clipper Herald

Lexington Clipper Herald Church eager to occupy former Kearney High Lexington Clipper Herald Wilkins Architecture Design and Planning, courtesy The Revs. Stan Murdoch and Sean Dougherty say the plans for the old Kearney High School will make the community proud. The renovation for will keep nostalgic portions such as the Old Barn, the school’s … See the original post here: Church eager... [Read more]


Church eager to occupy former Kearney High – Lexington Clipper Herald

Lexington Clipper Herald Church eager to occupy former Kearney High Lexington Clipper Herald Wilkins Architecture Design and Planning, courtesy The Revs. Stan Murdoch and Sean Dougherty say the plans for the old Kearney High School will make the community proud. The renovation for will keep nostalgic portions such as the Old Barn, the school’s … Read More  Read More →


Harbor Country Food Pantry to occupy historic church building – Harborcountry News

Harborcountry News Harbor Country Food Pantry to occupy historic church building Harborcountry News Harbor Country Food Pantry to occupy historic church building. The former Gathering RCA church bulding that will soon serve as the new home of the Harbor Country Emergency Food Pantry in Three Oaks. Published: Wednesday, November 30, 2016 12:11 … Read the original: Harbor Country Food Pantry... [Read more]


Harbor Country Food Pantry to occupy historic church building – Harborcountry News

Harborcountry News Harbor Country Food Pantry to occupy historic church building Harborcountry News Harbor Country Food Pantry to occupy historic church building. The former Gathering RCA church bulding that will soon serve as the new home of the Harbor Country Emergency Food Pantry in Three Oaks. Published: Wednesday, November 30, 2016 12:11 … The rest is here: Harbor Country Food Pantry... [Read more]


Reflecting on five years since the Occupy movement – Minnesota Public Radio News

Minnesota Public Radio News Reflecting on five years since the Occupy movement Minnesota Public Radio News Occupy Wall Street protesters The Occupy Wall Street movement went global with groups spanning the globe from Asia to Europe, and in every U.S. state, staging demonstrations and other actions. Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images 2011 file … Read More  Read More →