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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 […]




LDP pledges to occupy disputed Kampot land – The Phnom Penh Post

The Phnom Penh Post LDP pledges to occupy disputed Kampot land The Phnom Penh Post The president of the League for Democracy Party yesterday said that he and his supporters planned to camp out on a disputed plot of land in Kampot’s Chhouk district today following the Saturday arrest of 13 supporters accused of clearing land in Bokor … Read more here:  LDP pledges to occupy disputed... [Read more]


Video: Virginia Students Occupy Sen. Mark Warner’s Office, Demand He Votes No On Rex Tillerson – Blue Virginia (press release) (blog)

Blue Virginia (press release) (blog) Video: Virginia Students Occupy Sen. Mark Warner’s Office, Demand He Votes No On Rex Tillerson Blue Virginia (press release) (blog) Home Energy and Environment Video: Virginia Students Occupy Sen. Mark Warner’s Office, Demand He Votes No… Energy and Environment · Mark Warner. Video: Virginia Students Occupy Sen. Mark Warner’s Office, Demand... [Read more]


Businessman pays Black Power member to occupy disputed luxury lifestyle block – The Dominion Post

The Dominion Post Businessman pays Black Power member to occupy disputed luxury lifestyle block The Dominion Post CAMERON BURNELL/FAIRFAX NZ. O’Reilly admits he is being paid to occupy the house, saying: “We’ve just basically been mowing lawns.” The pair fell out over a deal to subdivide the 24 hectares of prime rural land on which the house sits, overlooking a … Read... [Read more]


The Women’s March and the Judean People’s Front: After Occupy … – Boing Boing

The Women’s March and the Judean People’s Front: After Occupy … Boing Boing Doubtless you’ve laughed at the ideological war between the Judean People’s Front and the People’s Front of Judea. I laughed along with you: having grown up … and more » View post: The Women’s March and the Judean People’s Front: After Occupy … – Boing... [Read more]


Will the Women’s March be another Occupy, or a Democratic tea party? – Politico

Politico Will the Women’s March be another Occupy , or a Democratic tea party? Politico They want to be the tea party, but they’re worried they’ll be Occupy Wall Street. Millions of people — hundreds of thousands in Washington alone — flooded cities across the country on Saturday, completely overwhelming expectations and planned routes … and more » See more here: Will... [Read more]


Occupy Museums Challenges Us to Face Fascism with the #J20 Art … – Hyperallergic

Hyperallergic Occupy Museums Challenges Us to Face Fascism with the #J20 Art … Hyperallergic On the eve of the #J20 Art Strike and a solidarity event it’s organizing at the Whitney Museum, the collective has released a statement outlining art’s role in the … Trump team prepares dramatic cuts The Hill all 20 news articles » Originally posted here:  Occupy Museums Challenges... [Read more]


PRINCETON: British (re-enactors) occupy Morven in Princeton – Packet Online

Packet Online PRINCETON: British (re-enactors) occupy Morven in Princeton Packet Online PRINCETON: British (re-enactors) occupy Morven in Princeton. Jan 9, 2017 Updated 3 hrs ago; 0. PPG-BRITISH6 copy.jpg. Photo by Phil McAuliffe. Reenactors brave a snowstorm as they portray a British army regiment occupying Morven on Saturday. Go here to see the original: PRINCETON: British (re-enactors) occupy... [Read more]


Rep. Tom Suozzi’s District Office to Occupy Historic Huntington … – Patch.com

Patch.com Rep. Tom Suozzi’s District Office to Occupy Historic Huntington … Patch.com Huntington, NY – The homes, dating back to the American Revolution, were preserved and converted into office space. and more » Here is the original:  Rep. Tom Suozzi’s District Office to Occupy Historic Huntington … – Patch.com  Read More →


Tribal members occupy office over election dispute – Post Register

Post Register Tribal members occupy office over election dispute Post Register Law enforcement officials, left, and right, stand near opponents of Narragansett Chief Sachem Matthew Thomas outside an entrance to the tribe’s administration building, Thursday, Dec. 22, 2016, in Charlestown, R.I. A faction of the tribe opposed to … and more » Read the original: Tribal members occupy office... [Read more]


Is ‘Rogue One’ the ‘Star Wars’ for the Occupy Wall Street generation? – Blasting News

Blasting News Is ‘Rogue One’ the ‘Star Wars’ for the Occupy Wall Street generation? Blasting News While, contrary to rumor, no overt reference to Donald Trump exists in “Rogue One,” he finds the movie a paean to the Occupy Wall Street generation. The catch phrase “rebellion is built on hope” White finds to be an explicit reference to “hope and … and more »... [Read more]