In the wake of the G7, the 2018 BRICS Summit aimed to address a fracturing global economy characterized by rising protectionism and unilateralist policies. McCartney Lee discusses the BRICS and the 2018 Johannesburg Declaration in his latest article.
Author: McCartney Lee
A Forgotten Conflict: The Yemeni Civil War
In his latest article, McCartney Lee discusses the ongoing civil war in Yemen, and how the conflict is shaping up to become the most devastating humanitarian crisis of 2018.
A Shifting Moral Compass: Gina Haspel and the CIA’s Detention and Interrogation Program
Gina Haspel was confirmed as the 7th Director of the CIA on May 17th. In his latest article, McCartney Lee discusses Haspel’s history with the agency’s Detention and Interrogation program, and whether or not institutionalized torture is an effective method of gathering information.
Surveillance Capitalism, Cambridge Analytica, and Data Security
With the unveiling of the Cambridge Analytica scandal, much needed discussion has surfaced regarding online privacy and data regulation. McCartney Lee discusses the links between Surveillance Capitalism and Cambridge Analytica, and why more attention needs to be diverted towards legislation that regulates our online world.
The Land of Opportunity: The Handmaids Tale and the Truth About Canadian Asylum Seeking
The popular TV Drama “The Handmaids Tale” portrays Canada as a benevolent ally of American based asylum seekers. However, Canada’s current asylum seeking process is far more complicated and bureaucratic than Hollywood would lead us to believe.