Category: Interviews

Interview with Michael Chong: The Candidate for the Conservative Party Leadership On Kellie Leitch, Nationalism and the Normalization of Hate

Originally published in French on Februrary 6, 2017: During a recent meet-and-greet in downtown Montréal, Mr. Chong agreed to speak with me on several pertinent questions pervading this campaign for leadership of the Conservative Party of Canada (CPC). Chong…

Review’s Radio: Canadian Same Sex Marriage, a Story about Love, Rights and International Impact

In the fifth episode of Review’s Radio on Demand: a story about unintentional and unexpected Canadian leadership in the legalization of same sex marriage worldwide. In her beautiful MISC ‘Sabbatical’ office, Professor Valerie Korinek elaborates on her very interesting new research on the Canadian redefinition of marriage and the history of gay and lesbian marriage activism.

A radio documentary on love, rights and international impact, curated by Rosa Rupert.




Dr. Ram Jakhu and the Meteoric Rise of Air and Space Law

We sat down with Dr. Ram Jakhu, the director of McGill University’s world-leading Institute of Air and Space Law, to discuss his fascinating field as well as contemporary and historical issues in space exploration. For more about Dr. Ram Jakhu and his groundbreaking work in international space law and space commercialization:

Video Production:

Ben Aloi–Editing, Narration and Interview
Kate Chamberlin–Direction

Review’s Radio: to the Economic Roots of Hungary’s Illiberal Democracy and the Future of the EU


Professor Juliet Johnson, McGill Director of the European Union Center of Excellence, executive member of PONARS Eurasia and a former member of the McGill Board of Governors talks about her intriguing new paper on Hungary that gives unprecedented insights in what…

Marc Seltzer (Democrats Abroad Montréal) on the 2016 U.S. Election

We sat down with Marc Seltzer, the chair of Democrats Abroad’s Montréal chapter, to discuss a variety of topics pertaining to the 2016 U.S. Election, including:

-The perspective of American expats in Canada on the election and the role Democrats Abroad plays in facilitating their continued involvement in the political process
-Hillary Clinton’s presidential credentials
-The influence of the Left (i.e. Black Lives Matter, social justice groups, the Bernie Sanders campaign) on the Democratic Party platform
-The “lesser evil” narrative
-Long-term sustainability of the two-party system and the role of third parties

Thank you to Marc Seltzer for the thoroughly-engaging interview!

Video Production:
Ben Aloi–media team leader, interviewer
Kate Chamberlin–direction
Neal Won–editing

Review’s Radio: Exploring the Possibilities of a Renewed Cold War with Prof. Brawley

Mark Brawley

In this second episode of the engaging biweekly podcast series of the McGill International Review, Review’s Radio ‘on Demand’, we explore the possibilities of renewed Cold War tensions (or worse, “a hot war”, as former Soviet statesman Mikhail Gorbachev called…