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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 […]




Protests continue and questions remain in Ferguson after Michael Brown shooting

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Hong Kong’s Pro-Beijing Groups March to Oppose Occupy Central – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street Journal Hong Kong’s Pro-Beijing Groups March to Oppose Occupy Central Wall Street Journal HONG KONG—Pro-Beijing groups in Hong Kong mobilized thousands in a march to oppose Occupy Central, a democratic group that has threatened mass civil disobedience if China doesn’t offer the city a real choice in the next election for its leader. Read More  Read More →


Thousands Stage Anti-Occupy Protest in Hong Kong – International Business Times UK

International Business Times UK Thousands Stage Anti- Occupy Protest in Hong Kong International Business Times UK The Alliance for Peace and Democracy, which is largely backed by Beijing-friendly groups, said it has collected almost 1.5 million signatures of people who agree that the Occupy Central campaign is “illegal” and would hurt business and damage Hong … Read More  Read More →


Ferguson Protests

There have been a week of protests, some peaceful and some violent, since the shooting death of Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager by a white police officer in Ferguson, Mo. The unrest prompted Governor Jay Nixon to declare a state of emergency on Saturday an implement a curfew in the St. Louis suburb. Tensions had flared Friday after police released the name of the officer who fatally … Here... [Read more]


Art after Occupy – Open Democracy

Art after Occupy Open Democracy In the most general sense, art after Occupy involves an expanded and emboldened sense of power in at once confronting injustice with direct action and cultivating communities of resistance. Further, it signals an exhaustion with the cultural … Read More  Read More →


Protests strike very different tone in Ferguson

Turnabout comes after change in police command and tactics; name of officer who fatally shot unarmed black teen to be released Continued here: Protests strike very different tone in Ferguson  Read More →


To Terrify and Occupy – Huffington Post

Raw Story To Terrify and Occupy Huffington Post Summarizing its findings, Bickel writes, “The more militaristic look of the BDUs, much like what is seen in news stories of our military in war zones, gives rise to the notion of our police being an occupying force in some inner city neighborhoods … 11 ways the militarization of police is wreaking havoc on innocent Americans Raw Story all... [Read more]


2 Journalists Arrested, Detained in Ferguson, Mo., While Covering Protests

They were covering protests in the Missouri town that have been raging in the wake of the deadly shooting of 18-year-old Mike Brown See original here: 2 Journalists Arrested, Detained in Ferguson, Mo., While Covering Protests  Read More →


Occupy Wall Street Justified Looting – RushLimbaugh.com (subscription)

Occupy Wall Street Justified Looting RushLimbaugh.com (subscription) RUSH: In regards to the looting in Ferguson, Missouri, or the looting in any circumstance like this and the politics of it. Do you remember Occupy Wall Street? Occupy Wall Street was a contrived, made-up, artificially created protest group to counter … Read More  Read More →


Protests near St. Louis continue for slain teen after riot, arrests

Protests continued outside of the Ferguson Police Department in Missouri on Monday after a Sunday night vigil for unarmed black teenager Michael Brown, who was fatally shot by police in a St. Louis suburb, turned into angry demonstrations, vandalism and looting. The rest is here: Protests near St. Louis continue for slain teen after riot, arrests  Read More →