The Curious Case of Scott Reid

It’s hard to get a handle on MP Scott Reid. Mercurial? Thinking man? Old school Parliamentarian? Perhaps he embodies all these qualities at once. Among his many responsibilities, Reid has made a habit out of putting his constituents first. Representing…

The Immigrant Tide Did Not Come In

For months, the British right, led by the Daily Mail, had moaned and screamed about the impending wave of immigrants coming from Bulgaria and Romania. These two countries, who recently saw restrictions on labour mobility and travel to the rest…

Weekly Roundup: January 17

Another week, another news cycle, and more great analysis and opinion from MIR. Justice is not always clear as we’d like it to be, especially when it comes to human rights abuses and transitions to democracy. Under a religious conception,…

Procedure as Handcuffs, Procedure as Wings

This week, MIR and Loon Calls introduces a new columnist. Nadir Khan is a Canadian politics junkie and former writer of the column, “The Backbencher” at The Political Bouillon. Nadir will offer his thoughts on a wide range of issues, from what everyone reads about…

Weekly Roundup: January 10

A new semester for The McGill International Review, but the world keeps on turning. Starting this semester, the editorial board will be posting a weekly roundup of what we publish, to help readers stay up-to-date. This week: On “Ibn Khaldun,” has…