Politics

Second-year students rally

Second-year political studies students are having their grievances heard at a department feedback session, to be hosted next Thursday.Continue...

QJPolitics: The future of a declining system

Receiving a letter — that isn’t a bill, advertisement or free credit card — is an exhilarating feeling. It’s not old fashioned and it’s much more personal than firing off an email. Yet there’s one...Continue...

QJPolitics: Why trash a good thing? The Senate works!

It’s not long until Parliament resumes sitting in Ottawa. After a 31-day delay by Prime Minister Stephen Harper, the legislative agenda is being reset with a Speech from the Throne — to...Continue...

QJPolitics: Prorogation is totally democratic - sometimes

When the toaster suddenly starts smoking, generally the response is “oh s**t!” as one rushes to unplug it. That’s one of the philosophies behind proroguing parliament.

However, in...Continue...

Scary Stephen

Stephen Harper is no stranger to the politics of fear, a strategy he’s effectively used to his advantage. His goal is to make voters fearful of the economic consequences if he’s voted out of office.Continue...

QJPolitics: Pop culture over politics

It’s difficult to write an editorial about politics that will be relevant to most of my peers. We live in a time of disparate interests and apathy. In North America, traditional political parties...Continue...

QJPolitics: Class a factor in mass shootings

On Dec. 14, 2012, a lone gunman entered Sandy Hook elementary school in Newtown, CT and murdered 20 children and six school personnel. In a country used to mass shootings, Sandy Hook touched a...Continue...

Subtle racism oversimplified

Racism is a deeply entrenched aspect of our society — one that, in today’s day and age, often isn’t blatantly obvious.Continue...

Dental program for low-income families denied

At a City Council meeting on Tuesday, 29-year-old mother of two Chantelle Robinson told councillors she believes the only thing stopping her from getting a job is her bad teeth.
Robinson presented her case to City Council on Tuesday before a motion to fund $100,000 worth of dental coverage for low income Kingston residents was lost to a tie vote of 6-6.Continue...

‘Three-ring circus’

Despite his political activism, Matthew Good isn't headed into politics.Continue...

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