American politics

America chose hate

America has been irreversibly broken from the inside out. It has become a country that is dramatically less free for many of its citizens – for four whole years.

Chimerica launches at MTC

Chimerica, by British playwright Lucy Kirkwood, opened on the John Hirsch Mainstage of the Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre (MTC) Feb. 26 and will run to…

The systemic issues behind Drumpf’s following

By now Donald Trump has made himself well-known for his rampantly racist and controversial political platform and the questionable comments he has made on his path towards seeking a presidential nomination. Notable examples include his plan to build a wall along the Mexico-United States border to keep Mexicans from entering the U.S. illegally, his proposal to ban all Muslims from entering the U.S., and his plan to end gun-free zones at schools, amongst others.

Although the idea of these policies actually being implanted likely seems laughable to the majority of Canadians, within the U.S. there is sizable minority of voters who openly and strongly support them and who would like to see Trump become the next US president.