“3 ways to make your voice heard besides protesting” – The Conversation

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“More Americans are trying to make their voices heard these days.

“Approximately one in five Americans participated in a protest or rally between early 2016 and early 2018, according to a Washington Post-Kaiser Family Foundation poll. A similar proportion reported they expected to become more involved in political causes in the next year.

“Similarly, the number of women running for state and federal offices soared during the 2018 midterm elections. The ease of using social media appears to be ramping up virtual protesting too.

“In addition to making your objections heard in the streets or with tweets, there are many other ways you can influence public policies.”

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One comment

  1. Brian, you are knowledgeable about real estate and I assume property taxes so I was wondering if you could educate me about what is going on with the council person whose property seams to always be in arrears. How long can one hold out before a forced sale? What strategies are involved in protecting property that is in arrears and, other than being “broke,” what possible reason would someone have for not paying these taxes?

    If the councilman in question can’t generate enough profits from his business to pay his taxes, it can’t be said he is not coundicting council business the same way, that is, without good fiscal sense.

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