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Andrew Potter: The Everything War | The Line

March 16, 2022 | Professor Andrew Potter breaks down the strange ways media is influencing and documenting the Russia-Ukraine conflict, from the livestreaming of an assault on the Zaporizhia nuclear power plant; the hacking of Russian television by the Anonymous collective, which replaced the scheduled programming with pro-Ukrainian content; the White House briefing to Tik-Tok and YouTube influencers; and the the world’s richest man, Elon Musk, using his Twitter account to challenge Vlad

Published: 17 Mar 2022

New podcast brings leading research on kids and tech to the mainstream

It’s one of the most pressing questions for researchers and families today: How are children affected by digital technology? Parents, caregivers, experts and policymakers are struggling to understand what’s best for kids online in an effort to keep up with the rapid pace and scale of technology. Screen Time is a new podcast where we search for answers to the biggest questions out there on kids and technology.

Published: 10 Mar 2022

Plight of Ukrainian refugees should make us show more compassion to everyone fleeing | USA Today

March 4, 2022 | In an opinion piece for USA Today, MPP alumna Henna Hundal and her co-author write about global sympathies for all refugees. "Russia's invasion of Ukraine has drawn worldwide sympathy for Ukrainians. We need to be just as sympathetic to all fleeing violence and persecution."

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Published: 4 Mar 2022

Putin’s war in Ukraine is the ultimate test for the UN | The Globe and Mail

March 3, 2022 | In an opinion piece for The Globe and Mail, Professor Jennifer Welsh discusses the crisis in Ukraine, calling them "moments of truth" for the relevance of international institutions like NATO and the UN.

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Published: 4 Mar 2022

Why the no-fly zone won’t fly | The Hill Times

March 1, 2022 | For The Hill Times' Politics This Morning daily summary, director Chris Ragan explains the nuances of Canada and other G7 countries' plan on imports and barring foreign currency exchanges with Russia's central bank.

Published: 2 Mar 2022

Andrew Potter: Who loves Canada? | The Line

February 28, 2022 | Andrew Potter writes for The Line: Left-wing nationalism tends to be a feature of post-colonial states, where the fight for independence or liberation from oppressors forms the nationalist narrative. Of all the incredible aspects of Ukraine’s David versus Goliath struggle against the Russian invasion, one of the most remarkable has been the strength of Ukrainian nationalism

Published: 1 Mar 2022

Why don’t more women run for office? | iPolitics

February 1, 2022 | In this opinion piece for iPolitics, MPP alumnus Anil Wasif, along with co-author Maisha Kabir, examines the factors that contribute to the relatively low rates at which women run for office.

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Published: 25 Feb 2022

Evaluating the state of the Platform Governance agenda | Schwartz Reisman Institute

February 11, 2022 | As part of the Schwartz Reisman Institute's Seminar Series, Max Bell School professor Taylor Owen delivered a presentation on the regulatory frameworks governments are putting in place to mitigate the potential negative impacts of digital ecosystems, including Big Tech social media platforms.

Published: 18 Feb 2022

Chris Ragan on Canadian Inflation, Supply Chains, Pent-up Demand, and Hot Real Estate | Culture at a Crossroads

February 11, 2022 | The COVID-19 pandemic has thrust Canada's economy into an extraordinarily unusual state. To break down the issues, Max Bell School director Chris Ragan spoke to David Mann for an episode of the At a Crossroads podcast. Hear Ragan's perspective on inflation, pent-up demand, supply chain disruptions, the housing market, and more.

Published: 18 Feb 2022

Ottawa deserves better | Politico

February 17, 2022 | In this edition of Politico's Ottawa Playbook, Max Bell School director Chris Ragan comments on Canada's recent history of low levels of inflation.

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Published: 18 Feb 2022

Pearl Eliadis on Emergencies Act | CBC Radio Noon Quebec & Quebec AM

February 15, 2022 | On Radio Noon Quebec with Shawn Apel, and on Quebec AM, professor Pearl Eliadis discusses the criteria for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau invoking the Emergencies Act in response to the ongoing convoy protests across Canada.

Published: 15 Feb 2022

Defining freedom in the time of COVID with Pearl Eliadis and Nicholas King | Video

February 9, 2022 | McGill Alumni hosted a Made by McGill webcast featuring professors Pearl Eliadis and Nicholas King entitled "Defining freedom in the time of COVID."

Published: 11 Feb 2022

Fentanyl kills more young Americans than COVID. The underlying causes should worry us all. | USA Today

February 6, 2022 | MPP alumna Henna Hundal has penned a new article for USA Today, delving into the the addiction and overdose crisis that has caused devastation across the United States, Canada, and many other countries around the world. 

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Published: 9 Feb 2022

Andrew Potter: Self Help for Partisans | The Line

February 1, 2022 | Many Canadians look to the state of politics in America and feel better about our own politics. But is "Canadian exceptionalism" a delusion? Andrew Potter outlines three principles or guidelines that may provide a reality check.

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Published: 2 Feb 2022

Neil Young’s dispute with Spotify over Joe Rogan increases pressure on streamer to monitor content | The Globe and Mail

January 31, 2022 | With Spotify navigating the fallout from Neil Young’s dispute with the company over podcaster Joe Rogan, the audio-streaming giant is under increasing pressure to join other major digital platforms forced to police the content they provide.

Published: 1 Feb 2022



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