democracy


Silence is not a solution

Caleigh MacDonald, staff The federal government’s proposed Fair Elections Act has been controversial with voters in Canada who feel the system’s overhaul is both unfair…




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The end of Gadhafi

The death of Moammar Gadhafi marks the end of a terrible chapter in Libya’s history. For more than 40 years Gadhafi ruled Libya with an…


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Another tool in the box

Human history is, on the whole, a miserable affair. I don’t like to make generalizations, but it’s a safe bet that the vast majority of…


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Local Egyptians demand change

Local Egyptians showed their support for protestors demanding democracy in Egypt at demonstrations held at the University of Manitoba and on the steps of the…


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Thanks for the invite Canada…

Burmese pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi has been officially invited to Canada to accept the award of Honorary Canadian Citizenship. At the urging of…


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Renewing our campus democracy

The 2010 student election has come and gone. To call it a disappointment would be an understatement. We collectively witnessed our democratic process degenerate into…


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Does democracy work?

In the last federal election, held in October of 2008, 58.8 per cent of eligible voters turned out to cast a ballot. This was a…