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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 […]




IN PICTURES: The first July 1 protest since Occupy Central – South China Morning Post (subscription)

South China Morning Post (subscription) IN PICTURES: The first July 1 protest since Occupy Central South China Morning Post (subscription) The first annual protest since the Occupy protests started from the Victoria Park in Causeway Bay on Wednesday. Thousands of people of varying political views gathered in the park in 35 degree heat. Several scuffles broke out before the protest began … Read... [Read more]


Family spats, drug charges occupy Northumberland… – Northumberland News

Family spats, drug charges occupy Northumberland… Northumberland News NORTHUMBERLAND — Northumberland OPP dealt with a variety of calls this past week, including family disputes and seizing drugs during a traffic stop. Calls included: June 26: • A family dispute in Seymour Township over child custody issues resulted in … Read the rest here: Family spats, drug charges occupy... [Read more]


Trust in Hong Kong police watchdog declines largely because of Occupy protests – South China Morning Post (subscription)

South China Morning Post (subscription) Trust in Hong Kong police watchdog declines largely because of Occupy protests South China Morning Post (subscription) This is the first such survey conducted after the Occupy protests ended in December. Dr Robert Chung Ting-yiu, the director of the public opinion programme at the University of Hong Kong, which conducted the survey, said the Occupy movement... [Read more]


Sumanga farmers: Waiting for 18 years to occupy the land they own – GMA News

Sumanga farmers: Waiting for 18 years to occupy the land they own GMA News ORMOC CITY, Leyte — Twenty-three farmers in Barangay Sumanga in this city have been waiting for 18 years to finally till the land that was awarded to them by the Department of Agrarian Reform. But from where things stand, their waiting is not about to … Read More  Read More →


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]