QJ Politics

Breaking down the Super Bowl Halftime Show controversy

You don’t have to be a football fan to know ex-NFL player Colin Kaepernick.

The quarterback-turned-activist famously took a knee during the National Anthem in 2016 in protest of racial...Continue...

E-voting is critical for young voters

The recent municipal election on Oct. 22 saw the increased use of online voting platforms in townships across the province—a move as popular as it is necessary.Continue...

Kanye West’s politics aren’t personal, they’re his art

Kanye West made headlines last week—even more than usual—after visiting the White House to meet with his current political idol, President Donald Trump.Continue...

Why Brett Kavanaugh got appointed to the U.S. Supreme Court

Brett Kavanaugh, a man accused of multiple counts of sexual assault, has been appointed to a lifetime position on the Supreme Court of the United States of America. This is reality, and it isn’t something that can be undone.Continue...

In defense of a 15 dollar minimum wage

This coming January, Ontario is set to join Alberta, New York and California in increasing its minimum wage to $15.Continue...

Taking my seat: Calling in call-out culture

Have you ever avoided talking about a certain subject because you didn’t want to be called out for saying something wrong? I have.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...

QJ Politics: A case for basic income

Today, a staggering 14 per cent of the Canadian population live in poverty.

On its own, this number is worrisome, but considering this was precisely the same percentage of Canadians who...Continue...

QJ Politics: Canada-China deal

On Oct. 1, Prime Minister Stephen Harper signed a Foreign Investment Promotion and Protection Agreement (FIPA) with China. It allows businesses in both countries to invest with more ease within...Continue...

QJ Politics: A mandatory vote

This week’s performance in the Kingston municipal election was, in a word, abysmal.

This trend of low voter turnout is hardly related to whom we elect to City Hall. Canada’s voter...Continue...

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