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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 […]




Major Malls Targeted for Police Brutality Protests

Protests over police brutality were planned at America’s two biggest malls on what is expected to be the busiest shopping day of the year. View original here:  Major Malls Targeted for Police Brutality Protests  Read More →


Newseum to Display Items From Ferguson Protests

Newseum to display items from Ferguson, Mo., protests as part of civil rights exhibit in DC Read the rest here: Newseum to Display Items From Ferguson Protests  Read More →


Occupy Returns as Ferguson/Garner Protests Spread Nationwide – Breitbart News

Breitbart News Occupy Returns as Ferguson/Garner Protests Spread Nationwide Breitbart News Fithian was dubbed “Professor Occupy ” for her part in massive Occupy Wall Street protest encampments. The movement is steeped in “dark anarchist roots” and encampments were riddled with “criminal activity and raw brutality,” as documented and … Read More  Read More →


2 protests, 31 arrests were costly to Durham, police report

Two protests in downtown Durham that resulted in 31 arrests cost more than $35,000, according to a report police issued Tuesday. Click to Continue » More here: 2 protests, 31 arrests were costly to Durham, police report  Read More →


Hong Kong’s Occupy Central protest is no more – Washington Post

South China Morning Post (subscription) Hong Kong's Occupy Central protest is no more Washington Post After 79 days, Occupy Central — the protests for democracy that swarmed Hong Kong — is gone. On Monday, police began clearing what was called the biggest political protest in China since Tiananmen Square in 1989. “It feels a bit depressed and … HK police restore downtown traffic after... [Read more]


Cops put homicide cases on hold to deal with protests

The NYPD is pulling detectives from homicides and other investigations to help deal with the endless barrage of anti-cop protests in the city, law-enforcement sources told The Post Monday. The… Excerpt from:  Cops put homicide cases on hold to deal with protests  Read More →


Hong Kong Chief Declares End to Occupy as Last Site Gone – Bloomberg

Bloomberg Hong Kong Chief Declares End to Occupy as Last Site Gone Bloomberg “As the clearance of the occupy site in Causeway Bay finishes, the illegal movement in Hong Kong that has lasted for over two months has come to an end,” Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying told reporters today. “People should reflect and conclude on an … Scenes from Occupy Hong Kong's Last Stand The New Yorker... [Read more]


How Fear of Occupy Wall Street Undermined the Red Cross’ Sandy Relief Effort – Truth-Out

How Fear of Occupy Wall Street Undermined the Red Cross’ Sandy Relief Effort Truth-Out The scene at Occupy Wall Street’s Hurricane Sandy relief drop off center at St. Jacobi’s church in Sunset Park Brooklyn on the evening of November 1, 2012. Volunteers prepared food and water supplies for flood devastated Rockaway and Staten island amid … and more » Read More  Read More →


White voices dominate Bay Area protests of racial inequality

The issue of black inequality has been front and center in the national dialogue for weeks as protests rolled out nightly, but now the conflict has ignited in the heart of the protest movement itself. With each new demonstration against the killings of unarmed black men by white police in Missouri and New York, questions — and in many cases, objections — proliferate about the role of white … More: White... [Read more]


Scenes from Occupy Hong Kong’s Last Stand – The New Yorker

The New Yorker Scenes from Occupy Hong Kong’s Last Stand The New Yorker On Thursday, an argument over confetti briefly convulsed a small corner of the encampment set up by Occupy Hong Kong protesters in Hong Kong’s Admiralty district. Tiny silver hexagons carpeted the tarmac between colorful tents that demonstrators had … Meet the Face of Hong Kong’s Occupy Movement: Joshua... [Read more]