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The high stakes gamble of gold mining

By: Deena Tamaroff JHR McGill Profit and human safety are often two mutually exclusive entities in the context of gold mining operations...

November 5, 2013 with 0 Comments

Media scrutiny and Malala Yousafzai

By: Jessica Farber JHR McGill Malala Yousafzai, a child activist from the war-torn Swat Valley, Pakistan, was shot in the head and neck and..

November 5, 2013 with 0 Comments

Threats of Somali repatriation in the wake the Westgate attack

By: Yasmin Ali JHR McGill Late this past September, tragedy struck the sprawling metropolis of Nairobi, Kenya when a group of al-Shabaab..

October 15, 2013 with 0 Comments

Quebec secularism, the crucifix, and the historical argument

By Jonathan Brosseau Quebec’s simmering battle over secularism and religious rights recently exploded into a firestorm of controversy..

September 24, 2013 with 0 Comments

OpEd: Why Canada should stay out of Mali

Athena Tacet | Print Coordinator Mali is in the middle of a civil war. But, it isn’t Canada’s war. For more than a year, conflicts..

January 28, 2013 with 0 Comments

OpEd: The 2012 Record

Athena Tacet | Print Coordinator “The Athens I love is not the one which is wronging me now, but that one in which I used to have..

January 20, 2013 with 0 Comments

ESSAY: The Colombian conflict: from ideology to drug traffic

Mali Navia | Contributor For more than 60 years, Colombia has been living in fear and terror caused by a long and complicated conflict. The..

January 14, 2013 with 0 Comments

Between the lines of the Flytilla letter

Athena Tacet | jhrConcordia It’s all about the way you phrase something. Politics is often made and run by people who use words and..

May 12, 2012 with 0 Comments

North Korea — Same Old Story, Same Old Song?

Athena Tacet | jhrConcordia   North Korean leader Kim Jong-il was born of Heaven and able to control the weather. These are some of..

January 19, 2012 with 0 Comments

Veni, vidi, vici -Turkey and Syria

Adam Bemma| jhrConcordia Veni, vidi, vici (I came, I saw, I conquered). This famous Latin phrase was uttered by the great Roman general..

December 24, 2011 with 0 Comments
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