Friday, June 14, 2024

A response to “Why did America invade Iraq?”: It’s imperialism

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This OP-ED is in response to an OP-ED published by The Baron on October 5, 2023 “Why did America invade Iraq?”. It’s imperialism, love Ridhima. It centers around the question “How could the American Government be so wrong about Iraq?” Thus, titled it is imperialism, love....

Thousands of women strike in Iceland

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On October 24th, 2023 thousands of women across Iceland went on strike in protest of inequal pay and gender-based violence. The protest saw the first full-day women’s strike in Iceland since 1975, when 90% of Icelandic women striked to protest gender inequality. Icelandic women and...

Saint John councillors suspended for supporting CUPE strike

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Joanna Killen and Brent Harris, two councillors for the city of Saint John, were recently suspended from their duties after showing support for CUPE Local 486 strikes. An investigation is ongoing. In the heart of Saint John, city councillors Joanna Killen and Brent Harris recently...

Crisis unveiled: Israel, Gaza and Hamas in the shadows of conflict

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The ongoing conflict between Israel, Gaza, and Hamas has generated widespread concern and international attention. It is imperative to address this delicate issue with impartiality and utmost respect for all parties involved. The origins of this conflict can be traced back several decades and are...

Op-Ed: Why did America invade Iraq?

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September 11, 2001, is a date that will be infamous for centuries to come.  On that date, four coordinated attacks against the United States were planned and carried out by a terrorist group known as Al Qaeda.  19 Terrorists hijacked four American Airliners in...

The political ramifications of glorifying a Nazi soldier: House of Commons Speaker resigns

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Anthony Rota, former Speaker of the House of Commons, is facing backlash and public calls to resign after honouring a Ukrainian soldier who fought for a Nazi Unit during the Second World War. On September 22, Volodymyr Zelenskyy, Jewish President of Ukraine, was midway through...

Bill C-18: A new era of consuming news

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The Canadian Government is engaged in a battle with big tech corporations such as Google and Meta.  The government feels that these corporations have excessive control. Enter Bill C-18.  This bill requires big tech corporations to provide financial compensation for news outlets that share...

What is happening in Iran? Further injustices to women’s rights and safety

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Women in Iran are experiencing great levels of injustice due to the morality policing occurring as a result of the country’s repressive government. Fundamental changes are being demanded after the death of 22-year-old, Jîna Mahsa Aminî who died in custody, following her arrest for not...

Us, them, or we?

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What is a border? You know what I mean, that weird line on the map the denotes the place where one country, or province, or county, or town, ends and another begins. It’s a simple concept. One that hardly ever gets a second thought. After...

Op-Ed: Brazil riots indicative of new global trend in democracy

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Civil disobedience and political protests are staple aspects of democracy. They are methods in which individuals can express their dissatisfaction with the current state of public affairs peacefully. Despite peaceful alternatives, the media has been filled with images of violent rioting and the storming of political...