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Luxury Belief Systems and Economic Stagnation: The Recipe for Our Discontent | Quillette

Published: 24Aug2021

August 19, 2021 | "The growth of civilization shifted our concerns from struggles against the elements to trying to deal with other people. Our politics thus went from being focused on survival, to...

The COVID-19 pandemic. Climate change. Culture wars. For the West, the party is over | Globe and Mail

Published: 23Aug2021

August 20, 2021 | "The rot in the foundations of the West is deep, and we are still in the early stages of figuring out just how bad things are going to get." Max Bell School professor Andrew...

Canadians will see less politics on Facebook during election | CBC News

Published: 18Aug2021

August 18, 2021 | Facebook and other social media companies have done a lot over the past five years to address the problem of their platforms' being used by bad actors to influence elections or...

Quebec vaccine passport elicits protest | Global News

Published: 19Aug2021

August 13, 2021 | The Quebec government's plan to implement a vaccine passport system for some non-essential services has drawn the ire of some Quebecers. But despite the fact that such a system...

Unpaid internships can be tempting, but many are unethical | Montreal Gazette

Published: 17Aug2021

August 12, 2021 | "Young people should use their negotiating power to push back and insist on a fair deal and a fair wage for their labour." Max Bell School Professor and human rights lawyer Pearl...

The world must not look away as the Taliban sexually enslaves women and girls | The Conversation

Published: 19Aug2021

The Taliban's rapid takeover of Afghanistan has raised intense concern about the fate of the country's women and girls. In response, Max Bell School professor Vrindra Narain has proposed four...

Vaccination passport implications | Global News

Published: 19Aug2021

August 18, 2021 | The Quebec government's forthcoming vaccine passport system has some people raising legal and human rights concerns. Max Bell School professor Pearl Eliadis addresses those in...

In the digital age, who has a right to be anonymous and whose information has a right to be secure? | The Globe and Mail

Published: 16Aug2021

August 13, 2021 |  "Anonymity is seen by many as an inherent right in the digital age. But is this right absolute?". In this op-ed in the Globe and Mail, Max Bell School Professor Taylor Owen takes...



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