The Space Race

Should the space industry turn private? By the Public, for the Public Written by MWR writer Ceylan Borgers Space exploration is a relatively new development in our history. Indeed, the first satellite launched into space was achieved by the Soviet Union in 1957. Since then, many space missions have been accomplished, mostly through government-funded programs. …

Political Correctness

Political Correctness and Why It’s Important   Canada and America often like to pride themselves on being the birthplace of freedom, liberty and an integrated and multi-cultural society.  However, do these sentiments extend to all groups within our societies?  Or, are these traits something to be enjoyed only by those who are in a position …

Capitalism vs Communism

PRO-CAPITALISM The question of whether capitalism or communism is the best economic system has been repeatedly hailed as the most important economic debate of the 20th century. Though it is clear nowadays that capitalism has won that battle, most people don’t even possess a basic understanding of the fundamental nature of capitalism or communism. Therefore, …

Hillary Clinton and Feminism

Fake Hope, Fake Feminism, Fake Presidency If Hillary Clinton is voted president in November, she will be noted down in history as the first-ever female American president. However, is that even relevant at this point, considering her profile? Her becoming president simply isn’t synonymous in any way with her actual representation of women’s often unheard …

The International War on Drugs

The international war on drugs and the methods associated with it are currently ineffective In 1923, Canada became one of the first countries to criminalize the use and possession of marijuana, a relatively unknown drug to North America at the time. In hindsight, we would believe this had been an important and publicized event, but …