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World Politics & Affairs

Déjà Vu? – Macron’s Confidential Documents Leaked

The cyber-age has its perils even when it comes to politics. Just ask Hillary Clinton who had a bulk of her e-mails leaked when she used a private server in March 2015. Many say this cost her the presidential election. Is Emmanuel Macron the next victim? On Friday, a collection of links were posted on […]

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World Politics & Affairs

North Korea to China: Friend or Foe?

By Yang Guowei (pseudonym) Most people on earth have heard of North Korea, the Hermit Kingdom. We have all read about its leader, Kim Jong-Un, and his penchant for nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles. We have also heard of its giant neighbour to the north of the North, China. In recent times, Donald Trump has […]

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Canada Policy Analysis World Politics & Affairs

The Trudeau Way: Canada’s New Foreign Policy

Canada has always been one of the leading pillars of global peacekeeping. However, in the past two terms under Stephen Harper,  with his emphasis on ‘hard power’, there was an evident deterioration in its multilateral ties. But Justin Trudeau, it seems, is bent on bringing Canada ‘back’. Now, the question is, how? One of the […]

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Business & Markets United States World Politics & Affairs

Trump and Trade Do Not Go Well Together

Donald Trump came out recently with arguably his first real decision on his relatively protectionist, isolationist and anti-globalist foreign policy. He decided to withdraw the United States of America from the negotiation process of the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Firstly, the scope and extent of the TPP must be noted: It would reduce prices on imported consumer […]

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Labour & Industry Opinion Taxes & Economics

Universal Basic Income Is Not The Answer

A new industrial revolution is coming. In 20–30 years, light industry and assembly will require only a few machinists and heavy industry and milling will require a smaller number of skilled workers. Manufacturing, if it continues to be a mass-scale phenomenon, will no longer provide enough jobs, and even now they have some “lights out” […]