Marianopolis World Review - Part 24
There are two sides to every story.

April 2016

The International War on Drugs

25/04/2016

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 …



March 2016

Feminism and its necessity (or lack thereof)

29/03/2016

A DISCUSSION ON FEMINISM, PRIVILEGE AND ANGER Disclaimer: the following comments and reasons given for the societal need for feminism may not be all-inclusive, as I am writing from the perception of a white female who has privilege in some areas, and lacks some …


March 2016

Social media: two sides of a coin

29/03/2016

SOCIAL MEDIA IS NOT A GOOD ASSET IN POLITICAL PROCESSES Let’s get one thing straight. Even before your generic Twitter-like social media technology appeared on stage, politicians have been using pre-existing forms of such to play their number on the general public. The great …


March 2016

The Relevance of School

28/03/2016

SCHOOL IS A WASTE OF TIME What is the secret to success?  Definitely sitting in a classroom for eight hours a day, staring blankly at a board, having information bombarded at you until your brain goes numb and wanting to crawl into the fetal …


March 2016

The Pros and Cons of Globalization

28/03/2016

GLOBALIZATION: THE GOOD, THE BAD, AND THE (MOSTLY) UGLY Since the end of the Second World War, the world economy has seen a level of growth unparalleled in human history. Many economists accredit this surge in international trade and prosperity to the policies that …