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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 […]




Sanders delegates occupy media tents at Democratic National Convention – Business Insider

Business Insider Sanders delegates occupy media tents at Democratic National Convention Business Insider slack_for_ios_upload_1024 Bernie Sanders delegates occupy media tents at the DNC in Philadelphia. Josh Barro/Business Insider. PHILADELPHIA — Shortly after the Democratic National Convention officially nominated Hillary Clinton for president, dozens … Sanders supporters walk out, occupy... [Read more]


Occupy Wall Street Lives, But Not Where You’d Expect – Fortune

Fortune Occupy Wall Street Lives, But Not Where You’d Expect Fortune That night represented one of the last public gasps of Occupy Wall Street, whose Philadelphia encampment — which I could view from my room — was literally bulldozed away as I slept. The tents I had walked by just hours before (not to mention the … Read More  Read More →


Video: Protesters ‘Occupy the DNC’ in Philadelphia | 2016 … – Bucks County Courier Times

Bucks County Courier Times Video: Protesters ‘Occupy the DNC’ in Philadelphia | 2016 … Bucks County Courier Times Demonstrations along Broad Street and near City Hall brought protesters from Bucks County and around the country Monday. and more » Originally posted here:  Video: Protesters ‘Occupy the DNC’ in Philadelphia | 2016 … – Bucks County Courier... [Read more]


Video: Protesters ‘Occupy the DNC’ in Philadelphia | 2016 … – Bucks County Courier Times

Bucks County Courier Times Video: Protesters 'Occupy the DNC' in Philadelphia | 2016 … Bucks County Courier Times Demonstrations along Broad Street and near City Hall brought protesters from Bucks County and around the country Monday. and more » Original post:  Video: Protesters ‘Occupy the DNC’ in Philadelphia | 2016 … – Bucks County Courier Times  Read More →


Watch out, commuters: Bernie-backing ‘Occupy DNC’ protesters march on Ben Franklin Bridge – New Jersey 101.5 FM Radio

New Jersey 101.5 FM Radio Watch out, commuters: Bernie-backing ' Occupy DNC' protesters march on Ben Franklin Bridge New Jersey 101.5 FM Radio If you're heading for Philadelphia from New Jersey (or vice versa) on Monday, you'll want to consider another crossing as members of the group Occupy DNC march across the Ben Franklin Bridge. About 100 Bernie Sanders supporters marched on the …... [Read more]


Ebad takes notice as drunkards, inebriates illegally occupy school in Karachi – The News International

The News International Ebad takes notice as drunkards, inebriates illegally occupy school in Karachi The News International Primarily due to the irresponsibility of the education department, the school became a place for drunkards and inebriates to occupy . All public and private educational institutions in Sindh were closed for summer vacations and were ordered to reopen … and more » Read... [Read more]


Pokemon Go Players Occupy Central Athens – Greek Reporter

Greek Reporter Pokemon Go Players Occupy Central Athens Greek Reporter pok5 The “Pokemon Go” craze has hit Greece for good, as hundreds of players occupied Syntagma Square and Monastiraki on Saturday night with their eyes glued to their smart phones. pok4 Hundreds of people aged 15-25 heeded the call through … and more » Read More  Read More →


Occupy DNC explained: What you need to know about the protests – amNY

TIME Occupy DNC explained: What you need to know about the protests amNY Occupy DNC said on its Facebook page that it believes that Clinton's presumed nomination is one based on fraud, voter suppression and corruption. The organization has spent months planning “peaceful” rallies, marches and other activities that will … 'Bernie or Bust' backers to flock to Philly to protest... [Read more]


From Occupy Protests to the Platforms – Common Dreams (press release)

Common Dreams (press release) From Occupy Protests to the Platforms Common Dreams (press release) At Occupy Wall Street rallies in New York's Zuccotti Park back in September 2011, Akshat Tewary noticed that many protesters were calling for the reinstatement of the Glass-Steagall Act, the Depression-era law that separated investment and commercial … and more » Read More  Read More →


Black Activists Occupy Police Union Offices in New York and Washington, DC – Truth-Out

New York Daily News Black Activists Occupy Police Union Offices in New York and Washington, DC Truth-Out Activists in several cities are attempting to shut down the offices of two major police unions: the Fraternal Order of Police and the Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association. In Washington, D.C., activists with Black Youth Project 100 and Black Lives Matter … Protesters Have Their Eyes On... [Read more]