Category: The Americas

The Future of the Millennium Development Goals

In order to develop a more efficient and legitimate approach towards meeting the Millennium Development Goals, coordination is required. Accordingly, this report will outline a two-fold approach that will facilitate international cooperation and reconcile the tension between inter-governmentalism and transnationalism.[1]…

Bachelet’s New Chile

Since the end of Pinochet’s dictatorship, Chile has arguably been Latin America’s greatest success story. Even as the rest of the region has slowed dramatically since 2011, Chile continues to grow at a healthy rate of around 5%. And unlike…

The NSA and the Future of Espionage

Fully established in 2001 and reinforced and expanded under Barrack Obama’s presidency, the National Security Agency (NSA) surveillance network was discovered to have gathered significant amounts of information on U.S. persons, allies and institutions through internet and cell phone data…

Toward an Understanding of True Equality

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Despite Nietzsche’s famous declaration that “God is dead,” religion is occupying a large place in today’s international public discourse. This is evident here in Canada by the discussions and debate surrounded the Quebec Charter of Values, one attempt to define…

Slipping Through the Cracks of Government

In the wake of another Remembrance Day, the government’s disregard of Veteran Affairs could not be more glaringly obvious. The Conservatives have made some half-hearted bids in recent years to try to make reparations, but these have rarely been met with…