Temperament plays an increasingly relevant role in the success or failure of a political office. Adena Eliasoph explores the media’s role in responsibly informing the public and the impact that ‘identity politics’ can have on global economies, civil society, and multilateralism.
Today’s inauguration of Donald Trump as the 45th President of the United States marks the official start to the business mogul’s venture into politics. The somewhat ominous prospects of Trump’s leadership have other states, Canada included, wondering what’s in store once the Republicans take the White House. We asked the Program Editors here at the Read More…
Among Donald Trump’s many audacious foreign policy proposals, he has seriously considered moving the US’ embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. This would be a globally unprecedented move that could destabilize the Middle East for years to come.
Will Trump’s words and Putin’s actions cause Europe to harden defences?
What effect will President-Elect Trump have on international aid efforts? Sabrina Natale discusses the potential changes to foreign development and aid policies.
Post-truth was named Word of the Year in 2016. Ashley McIntyre looks at how the rise of non-traditional news sources and personal opinions are overruling the truth.
In her article article about Obama’s legacy, Ida Mannisto explores how closely two of Barack Obama’s key foreign policy legacies aligned with Justin Trudeau’s position on the issues.
In this Editor’s Forum, we asked our editors their view on voting: In light of the American elections, its resulting outcry, and its 49% silent, is the vote the best representation of democracy today? Why so?
Jemma Finnegan discusses Trump’s pledge to ‘dismantle’ the Iran Nuclear Agreement.
Dissecting the complex social and political dynamics that propelled Donald Trump to the Presidency.