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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 […]




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 […]


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 […]




Iquitos: Natives occupy oil well and airfield of Pluspetrol – Peru this Week

Peru this Week Iquitos: Natives occupy oil well and airfield of Pluspetrol Peru this Week Members of the Corrientes River community in Loreto have occupied the oil well of lot 8 and the airfield of Pluspetrol. Men, women, children and elderly have gathered in protest of the lot 192 award to Pacific Exploration & Production in the Andoas … Go here to read the rest:  Iquitos: Natives occupy... [Read more]


4 active hurricanes occupy the Tropics – WHIO

WHIO 4 active hurricanes occupy the Tropics WHIO Between the Pacific Ocean and the Atlantic Ocean, there are four active hurricanes. Two of those hurricanes are considered strong to major on the Saffir-Simpson scale. The Pacific Ocean is home to three of these hurricanes; Kilo, Ignacio and Jimena. In … and more » Read More  Read More →


Occupy Wall Street never dies – Mehr News Agency – English Version

Mehr News Agency – English Version Occupy Wall Street never dies Mehr News Agency – English Version Occupy Wall Street was the product of a deep-seated yearning for economic justice, equality of opportunity, and yearning for the return of an economy that lifts people out of poverty and generates a large and prosperous middle class. The movement, with … and more » Read More  Read More →


Start-ups to occupy games village towers – The Hindu

The Hindu Start-ups to occupy games village towers The Hindu A picture of neglect and utter waste of money till yesterday, the 18-storied games towers in Gachibowli might just be the next big contributor to the start-up ecosystem of the city. The Telangana government is planning to use this sports complex, built … and more » Read more here:  Start-ups to occupy games village towers –... [Read more]


Religious protesters occupy EDSA – gulfnews.com

gulfnews.com Religious protesters occupy EDSA gulfnews.com Manila: Thousands of people belonging to a politically influential non-Catholic Christian group, the Church of Christ (INC), occupied and rendered impassable two blocks of the historic Epifanio de los Santos Avenue (EDSA) — in reaction to the justice … Iglesia Ni Cristo protesters occupy Edsa Inquirer.net INC protesters want to occupy... [Read more]


Netchex to occupy two floors in building along U.S. 190 near Mandeville – NOLA.com

NOLA.com Netchex to occupy two floors in building along U.S. 190 near Mandeville NOLA.com Netchex will occupy the second and third floors of the four-story building, which is currently under construction, said Katie Kennedy, the company’s marketing and communications manager. The move is scheduled for late February, she said. The office … and more » Original post: Netchex to occupy... [Read more]


Thousand students to occupy Parliament in October – Malaysiakini (subscription)

Thousand students to occupy Parliament in October Malaysiakini (subscription) They group said they will mobilise 1,000 university students from throughout the country to occupy Parliament when the House reconvenes this October. #LangkahSiswa spokesperson Azzan Aznan said in the meantime, they will be rallying at institutions of … and more » More here: Thousand students to occupy Parliament... [Read more]


DC’s Public-Camping Ban Dooms Occupy Suit – Courthouse News Service

DC's Public-Camping Ban Dooms Occupy Suit Courthouse News Service (CN) – Two Occupy protesters arrested for pitching their tent outside the offices of Merrill Lynch cannot sue the District of Columbia, the D.C. Circuit ruled. Samuel Dukore and Kelly Canavan were members of the Occupy movement in Washington, D.C. Read More  Read More →


Schoolboy hurled traffic cones into on-coming traffic during Occupy protests … – South China Morning Post (subscription)

South China Morning Post (subscription) Schoolboy hurled traffic cones into on-coming traffic during Occupy protests … South China Morning Post (subscription) A secondary school pupil hurled four traffic cones onto a major traffic artery in Admiralty during last year’s Occupy protests, provoking fellow demonstrators to throw water bottles and rush into the road, a court heard yesterday.... [Read more]


Tehran to host ‘Occupy Wall Street’ poster gallery – Mehr News Agency – English Version

Mehr News Agency – English Version Tehran to host ‘ Occupy Wall Street’ poster gallery Mehr News Agency – English Version The Occupy Wall Street movement touches on the growing income inequality and wealth distribution in the US between the so-called wealthiest 1% and the rest of the population. The protests which began in New York City financial district quickly led to …... [Read more]