Tag: youth

Final Reflections and Thoughts

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After three years and 51 written pieces including articles and blog posts, I write to you, readers, today for the final time as a part of the McGill International Review and what a better send off than writing a piece…

Video: Youth and the Union Movement in Canada

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What will you do after you graduate? Will you be able to get a job? How secure will it be? The job environment for youth presently seems pretty toxic even here in Canada, where most growth in jobs are precarious…

“Let’s Talk Peace: Innovating Peace Day”

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Since 2002, the United Nations has been dedicated to commemorating an annual international day of peace, observing this day as one of non-violence and global cease-fire. On the 21st of September 2015, in the year celebrating the 70th anniversary of…

The Prospects of Democratic Consolidation in Tunisia

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The recent elections mark a milestone in Tunisia’s transitional democracy. For many, the success story of the Arab Spring is on the path to democratic consolidation. The nascent democracy has undergone numerous transitions in the past few years. Following the ousting of…

MIR Interview: Kapil Kapoor

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Kapil Kapoor is the Director of Strategy at the African Development Bank (AfDB). Prior to joining the AfDB, he was the World Bank representative for Uganda and Zambia. He agreed to sit down with the McGill International Review for an…

Weekly Roundup: February 7

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The beginning of a new month, and international politics never stop moving. MIR, as always, is on top of it. Police brutality, uncaring politicians and ghettoizing walls are business at usual for the Roma of Eastern Europe. Reporting from The…

South Africa’s Complex Youth

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As some conventions might suggest, political parties and the state have, for quite some time, considered themselves to reign supreme over South Africa’s youth. This might be changing as the youth demographic has become diverse; in politics, attitudes (as polls…