Politics

Parkland shooting shows power of youth political engagement

Youth political engagement is something that’s seemingly encouraged by everyone, but the past couple weeks have proven to us that politicians are willing to undermine the younger generation when they argue against their views.Continue...

The case of Colten Boushie

In light of the recent case of Colten Boushie, it’s clear that the Canadian justice system hasn’t done enough — Canada needs to stop pretending it’s a superior nation to countries like the United States.Continue...

Rose McGowan isn't the only advocate for ending sexual abuse

During her 2018 book tour, Rose McGowan’s been getting a lot of media attention due to a confrontation she had with a trans woman that was caught on camera and later circulated. During the tour, the protestor called out McGowan for not doing enough to advocate for trans women, having criticized trans women like Caitlyn Jenner in the past and arguing that trans women can’t truly understand what it’s like to be a woman.Continue...

Taking my seat: Where are our leaders?

It’s 2018 and I’m waiting for our political leaders to step up.Continue...

Facebook’s political focus isn’t going anywhere

Despite changes to your Facebook timeline, don’t expect your politically-charged News Feed to be replaced with a constant stream of dog photos just yet.Continue...

Taking my seat: 2018 is the year of woman

Let’s claim it now – 2018 is the year of the woman.Continue...

Taking my seat: Let's talk about the table in the room

I’ve been writing this column for two months now and I realized I hadn’t taken the time to explain my thought process behind the column name ‘Taking my Seat”.Continue...

Taking My Seat: complacency in politics is so freaking political

In having the opportunity to voice my opinion every other week on matters relating to politics, I know I’m incredibly privileged. As Canadians, we are similarly fortunate enough to have voices in democracy and vote for our leaders.Continue...

Taking my seat: Gerry Ritz says Barbie, I say empowering female leader

Causing controversy in the Twittersphere on September 19, Conservative Canadian Member of Parliament Gerry Ritz referred to Catherine McKenna, Minister for the Environment and Climate Change, as “our climate Barbie.”Continue...

Politics professor awarded professorship in Stockholm

Queen’s Professor Margaret Moore was awarded a visiting professorship at Stockholm University earlier this week, set to begin next July.Continue...

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