American politics

Taking my seat: Politics and Hollywood

Ready for it? I wasn’t. In case you missed it, Taylor Swift released her sixth studio album titled Reputation last Friday.Continue...

Taking My Seat: The importance of Title IX

On this week’s chronicle of ‘WTF is up with the White House women’, President Trump’s Education Secretary Betsy DeVos announced the education department’s plan to reform Obama-era guidelines of Title IX, implemented to protect survivors of sexual violence.Continue...

Taking my seat: guess who opposes equal pay

It’s been quite the summer. Nearly one year ago our neighbours to the South realized a catastrophic mistake when the electoral college gave the Presidential race to a racist, homophobic, transphobic, misogynistic, ableist (or any of the myriad of other “ic” or “ist” terms that he most likely falls into) President.Continue...

Update on US politics

Another month has gone by and things still haven’t calmed down in the realm of American politics.Continue...

You are the company you keep

June 2016 — Trump Tower. A lightning bolt flashes over the New York skyline as a small hand pens a contract.Continue...

Young Canadians: American politics affect you too

Even if the words “politics” and “elections” usually tune you out of a conversation, chances are that you’ve still noticed that American elections have begun.Continue...

Rotten to the core: Donald Trump

Your housemate’s rotting groceries are an embodiment of Donald Trump in the Republican Primaries. No one is willing to touch either and we have a problem.Continue...

QJPolitics: Drone decisions defy civil liberties

For four years, Barack Obama and his top counterterrorism advisor John Brennan met regularly. During these meetings, Obama and Brennan worked methodically through a “kill list” of men who...Continue...

QJPolitics: Out of touch in America

Sometimes American politics is downright laughable. The “fiscal cliff” debate was the latest in a series of manufactured crises which serve as the landmarks for this unfolding comedy. This most...Continue...