politics

Against political hipsterism

In the wake of the Charlie Hebdo shootings, a number of political tropes have renewed their currency. There has been an awful lot of talk…



Beyond the evil

Pakistan is in the headlines once again. On December 16, 2014, Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan, a notorious terrorist group, launched a deadly attack on a school killing…



Responding to Poloz

Last week Stephen Poloz, governor of the Bank of Canada, said to a House of Commons committee that out-of-work students should work for free to…


The facade of neutrality

In an article in the Nov. 12 issue of the Manitoban, “UMSU Gets it Right With Political Neutrality”, Ethan Cabel asserts that political action has…




Why I no longer vote strategically

The day before the mayoral election my social media feed was flooded with pleas from political pragmatists. Supporters of Brian Bowman were trying to persuade…


Bill C-36 endangers sex workers

Casey Plett Since Last month, the federal government has been shepherding through a new bill regarding sex work laws. Having passed a second reading in…