Tag: Star Wars

British Representation In Film Has Failed Its Society

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At the beginning of March, critically acclaimed actor and musician Riz Ahmed (from Rogue One: A Star Wars Story and The Night Of) presented a speech at the British House of Commons for Channel 4’s annual diversity lecture. His talk focused on racial diversity…

Rogue One: Reframing Our Understanding of Rebellion

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Author’s note: This article contains spoilers for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. One of the central themes of the Star Wars franchise revolves around revolution, as embodied by the Alliance to Restore the Republic. Also referred to as the…

George Washington, Gerrymandering, and the Galactic Senate

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Over the past year, we at the McGill International Review have done our very best to give you insightful analysis about the world as it exists today, from repression and democracy in Hong Kong to the legacy of those “disappeared” by the Argentinean junta…