Abortion has been in Canadian news lately, thanks to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s Summer Jobs Program and its “pro-choice”/ “reproductive freedom” values test (i.e., agree with the PM’s values or you don’t get funding).
Howl of the Day: Oct 13, 2017 Political scientist Corey Robin has an interesting take on the current Harvey Weinstein
By: Richard Oxenberg I. Introduction As Congress gears up for another round of massive tax cuts whose benefits will primarily
Unless the right to silence comes of age and accommodates the technological challenges posed by biometric ID systems, the lacuna in the law which distinguishes between password and fingerprint locks can be exploited to render the fundamental right to silence -- which is often the last bastion of civil society -- an abortive ideal.
By: Anurup Doshi Racial profiling techniques have been at the heart of debates about crime-fighting for a very long time.
By: Marco Senatore In a world where money is the only universal means of exchange, how different would society be
Remembrance can never be settled once and for all. The needs of a society change over time, and remembrance evolves to accommodate these needs.
Muhammad Ali was more than just king of the ring. He was a political figure with enormous influence. Too many people today, perhaps especially young people, are unaware of this important fact. It is a fact worth recalling. The social conflicts informing the revolutionary turbulence of the 1960s are still with us, and in some ways are more extreme now than they were then.
Do the rich pay their fair share in taxes? What is a “fair share”? Do governments have the right to tax some in order to provide services for others, or is this just theft? To answer these current political questions we must examine the philosophical underpinnings of liberalism, both in its classical form, as articulated by John Locke, and in its contemporary “progressive" form.
By: Justin R. Harbour, ALM Georgetown University is currently engaged in an attempt to research, understand, and repair its role