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U.S. police violence stems from a long history of fighting ‘internal enemies’

U.S. police violence stems from a long history of fighting ‘internal enemies’

Many of the details surrounding the recent fatal police beating of Tyre Nichols in Memphis, Tenn., are still unknown or disputed. The rest may seem confusing. Yet in many ways, all...
Publicly owned land should be used for affordable housing, not sold to private developers

Publicly owned land should be used for affordable housing, not sold to private developers

On Jan. 25, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau pledged to “ensure” affordable housing is built along Hamilton’s light rail transit (LRT) route. While this is welcome news, there are many uncertainties...
Passengers need more than apologies from airlines after holiday chaos

Passengers need more than apologies from airlines after holiday chaos

A snowball effect initiated in Vancouver created an avalanche of travel chaos over the holidays at a time when many had overcome their fear of travelling following the COVID-19 pandemic...
Migrants don’t cause crime rates to increase — but false perceptions endure anyway

Migrants don’t cause crime rates to increase — but false perceptions endure anyway

Immigration is a critical topic in contemporary political and academic debates. Politicians and the general population alike in countries around the world have often shown hostility towards immigrants. A typical argument...
To revitalize Indigenous communities, the Residential School settlement must prioritize language education

To revitalize Indigenous communities, the Residential School settlement must prioritize language education

After a decade, the federal government has reached an agreement to settle a class action lawsuit that included 325 First Nations across Canada. The class action was initiated by the...