Daily Archives: September 2, 2017


Embarrassed By Canada’s “Proud Boys:” No Conviction And No Growth Following Disruption Of Mi’kmaq Ceremony

Members of the “Proud Boys, Maritime chapter” who protested at Mi’kmaq ceremony on July 1st in Halifax, Nova Scotia, are to be returned to active duty following this summer’s military investigation. The five “Proud Boys” in question, all members of the Canadian Armed Forces, had been removed from regular duty […]


The Second Round Of NAFTA Talks

The North American Free Trade Agreement, or NAFTA, was an agreement between the United States and Canada that commenced in 1989. In 1991, Mexico entered a bilateral agreement with the U.S, which Canada joined in 1994. According to the Office of the United States Trade Representative, “tariffs were eliminated progressively […]


Our “Fish-less” Oceans

On Monday, environmental group Sea Shepherd’s founder Paul Watson announced a ceasefire on all activities against Japanese whalers, citing limited resources as their primary reason. Watson stated that with Japan now employing military surveillance to monitor Sea Shepherd ship movements in real time by satellite, it is impossible for them […]


So, Back To IEBC Then?

Yesterday, on Friday, September 1st, 2017, the Kenyan Supreme Court set a precedent of unique and astronomical proportions, the likes of which has never been seen in the history of African Democracy. It nullified President Uhuru Kenyatta’s victory in the recently concluded presidential election last month and promptly ordered a […]


President Trump’s War On Terror, A ‘Condition-Based Approach’ To Afghanistan

The open-ended conflict which started with the Bush administration’s ‘War on Terror,’ an ideological and effectively unwinnable war, is now in its sixteenth year and is the longest U.S. conflict ever. On August 21st, President Trump outlined the future of U.S. engagement in Afghanistan as a “shift from a time-based […]


Construction Begins On Border Wall Between Lithuania And Kaliningrad

Construction has begun this week on a border wall between Lithuania and Kaliningrad Oblast, Russia. Announced by the Lithuanian Interior Minister Eimutis Misiūnas on January 17, 2017, the wall is planned to stand two meters high and extend 45 kilometres, the entirety of the Lithuania-Kaliningrad border.  It will stand opposite […]