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Canada Policy Analysis

Opinion: How the Ontario Government is Ignoring an Accessible Housing Crisis

As the cold weather sets in, shelters fill up and more people are inclined to help the homeless. Though Premier Doug Ford has ceased homelessness enumeration reports, it is suspected that the number of homeless people in Ontario has continued to grow. Yet, within this crisis, there is a far bleaker one that is not […]

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Policy Analysis United States

What do Recent Abortion Laws Mean for the Future of Women in America?

Throughout different historical periods female sexual desire has often been perceived as inherently evil; an attribute that must be repressed at all costs. However, opinions regarding female sexuality have fluctuated as social customs and fashions have fundamentally changed over time. Significantly, in the past century the struggle for female emancipation has been frequently discussed and […]

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Culture & Religion United States

Polarized Politics in America: A Look at Political “Self-Segregation”

The social fabric of the American dream imagines a comprehensive determination; of the equality embedded within struggle and empathetic unity. Rejecting the hierarchies and aristocratic tendencies of the old world, America is a beacon of opportunity, a national community of individual righteousness, dependent on a diverse yet equal community of analogous ambitions. This manufactured ideal […]

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Canada Policy Analysis

Ford Distracts Media While He Trashes Ontario

On Friday, July 27th, Doug Ford personally surprised the entire province of Ontario with the sudden announcement that he and his PC government would be taking immediate steps to drastically reduce the Toronto City Council in size, less than three months before an election. Since Friday, the Ontario PCs have introduced legislative amendments to begin […]

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Canada

Alberta UCP Members Vote to Potentially “Out” Gay Students, Limit Privacy

At their founding Annual General Meeting (AGM) from May 4 to 6, Alberta’s United Conservative Party (UCP) took a stance on the balance between the rights of parents and of LGBT students. On Sunday morning, 57% of delegates voted in favour of a resolution that would require parents to be informed any time their child […]

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World Politics & Affairs

Labour put in the hard work: and it paid off

A quick look at the UK general election and how support for the Labour party has skyrocketed against all odds, allowing them to close the gap and giving Jeremy Corbyn a realistic shot at becoming Prime Minister When Theresa May called for a snap election on the 18th of April, the Conservatives were as much as […]

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Media & Entertainment Opinion United States

Fellow Liberals: Stop Defending the Mainstream Media

In these times, with the president’s ongoing crusade against the “liberal media”, I have seen many on the Left turn to defend media networks such as CNN and NBC from attacks. And it isn’t hard to see why; we feel as though his attacks are anti-democratic (and to some extent this is true), and these […]