The Global Rise of the Far-Right and its Impact in Canada

Written by Cagri Arslan Edited by Tahira Akbar and Huanan Liao Anyone who does not live under a rock would have noticed a rise in right-wing populism and isolationism in many western democracies. From anti-immigrant groups in Germany and France to Donald Trump’s apparent popularity just south of the border, an increased interest in paleoconservative …

Emma Rodriguez: Canada’s Healthcare system is racist

Written by Emma RodriguezEdited by Bhromor Rahman In September 2020, Joyce Echaquan, mother of 7 from the Atikamekw Nation in southwestern Quebec, went to a Joliette hospital to be treated for stomach pains. Instead of receiving proper care, hospital staff berated her; calling her stupid, saying she was good only for sex, and would be …

Fiona Tan: Why can’t Asians make it in Hollywood?

Written by Fiona TanEdited by Bhromor Rahman For its 78th award ceremony, the Golden Globes has decided to exclude Lee Isaac Chung’s Minari, one of 2020’s most acclaimed films, from the Best Picture race. They instead placed the movie in the Foreign Language Film category despite it being produced and first released in the United-States. …

Gary Yang: America’s self induced mess in Iran

Written by Gary YangEdited by Bhromor Rahman United-States to Impose New Sanctions on Iran (yet again…) Historical contextThe United-States has applied a series of economic, military, and scientific sanctions on Iran since the 1970s as a punishment for developing their own nuclear weapons and supporting extremist groups like Hezbollah. However, it is important to note …

Three ”Large” Numbers in China

Written by Yitao SunEdited by Anson Yeh When mentioning China, the most commonly known fact is that it holds the position as the country with the largest population in the world. However, with this colossal reserve of people, naturally this results in China also holding the spot for several other “large numbers”. As a country …

Canada is (at the) back!

Written by Anson Yeh Edited by Bhromor Rahman The night of the 2015 Federal election, during his victory speech, Justin Trudeau declared that ‘‘Canada is back’’ presumably as an active participant in the international community. After this Wednesday’s United Nations General Assembly vote, we know how far back… WELL, HE TRIED… KINDA.He had his eyes …