American politics

I miss the old Kanye: free thought gone too far

Earlier this spring, Kanye West rapped, “We ain’t made it off the plantation,” calling himself a ‘slave’ to fan expectations after professing admiration for right-wing causes. The rapper subsequently tweeted in late April, “the mob can’t make [him] not love” Donald Trump, a president known for institutionalizing racism.Continue...

March For Our Lives touched on more than just school shooting violence

This Saturday marked a new era for gun control.Continue...

Jane the Virgin gets political

With humble roots as a North American take on classic Hispanic telenovelas, Jane the Virgin has grown into a show that hits hard on political issues.Continue...

Why Martin Luther King Jr. Day is different in 2018

Every year, the United States takes a moment to recognize Martin Luther King Jr.’s influence and achievements on what is known as MLK day.Continue...

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...

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