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Global Patriarchy: Women Of The World

Patriarchy is pervasive across the entirety of the global political economy, and women all over the world feel its effects in both their public and private lives. This male dominance dictates women’s career paths, personal image, safety, security, and countless other aspects of their lives. On the whole, women occupy […]


Suspicious Suicides In Iranian Prisons Raises Questions Of Foul-Play

At least six people have died in Iranian prisons under suspicious circumstances in the last two months, according to a recent report from Al Jazeera. The most recent case in the series of questionable deaths came to public light last Sunday, February 11, when dual Canadian-Iranian national Kavous Seyed-Emami was […]


‘Not Guilty’ Verdict In Murder Of Indigenous Man Draws National Criticism In Canada

On Friday, February 9, a 12-person jury in Battleford, Saskatchewan found 56-year-old Gerald Stanley ‘not guilty’ of killing 22-year-old Coulten Boushie, an Indigenous person from the Red Pheasant Nation. The decision has ignited outrage from First Nations communities across Canada, who took to social media to condemn the verdict and […]


Will Canada Continue To Fuel Duterte’s ‘War On Drugs?’

On February 6, the Canadian Commercial Corporation announced the $233 million sale of sixteen combat helicopters to the Philippine air force. In the initial announcement, the public was reassured that the Bell helicopters would be used solely for “disaster relief, search and rescue, passenger transport and utility transport.” However, the […]


The Growing Danger Of Lone Wolf Terrorism

For the past decade, terrorism has been one of the most pressing concerns for both nations and individual civilians. While many nations have adapted to try to stop these attacks so to have methods of these terrorist organizations changed. When before many ‘Cells’ co-ordinated to plan attacks, there has been […]


WEF 2018: Creating A Shared Future In A Fractured World

The 48th World Economic Forum Annual Meeting took place in Davos, Switzerland from the 23rd to the 26th of January. The theme for the year, “Creating a Shared Future in a Fractured World,” attracted the global elite and key political figures such as US President Donald Trump, UK Prime Minister Theresa […]


Ngā Mōrehu, Survivors Of The State – New Zealand’s Stolen Generation

The subject of abuse within state welfare institutions in New Zealand is finally being addressed. However, the prevalence of Māori in these institutions continues to be treated as a tangential issue. Race Relations Commissioner, Dame Susan Devoy, has underlined that between the 1950s and 1970s almost half of all children […]


Canadian Senator Expelled From Conservative Party Over Endorsement Of Anti-Indigenous ‘Racism’

On 4 January 2018, Canadian Conservative Party Senator Lynn Beyak was expelled from her caucus after refusing to remove letters published on her website expressing anti-Indigenous views. Senator Beyak gained notoriety last year for defending Canada’s residential school system, a state-sponsored program designed to assimilate Native peoples into Canadian society. […]