The “Swedish Model”

Sweden is often seen as a beacon of tolerant social democracy and ethical capitalism. If you ask the Roma though, you might get a different story. Recently, the Swedish goverment released a white paper on the historical and modern discrimination…

#SOSVenezuela

Like most of today’s popular protest movements, Venezuela’s anti-government demonstrations have been massively empowered by social media. This links them to near contemporaries like Brazil and Egypt. Venezuelan students from society’s upper echelons make up a majority of protesters demonstrating…

Weekly Roundup: March 21

The snow is finally melting and the sun is shining. Finally. Meanwhile, the McGill International Review keeps on publishing excellent student analysis and opinion on international politics. Sarah Firestone reports on IRSAM’s delegation to the fifty-eighth session of the Commission…

Exeunt Flaherty

So it appears Jim Flaherty took his walk in the snow, or maybe just a conveniently located gravel path near Parliament. In the end he decided to call it quits. He now leaves the state’s finances in the hands of another…

Weekly Roundup: March 14

March is in full swing and exams are coming. This roundup has a full two weeks of incisive and intriguing writing from the McGill International Review. Check it out! While Thailand’s ongoing political crisis seems to be de-escalating, fears of…