​From Paris to Canada to Beirut – We Aren’t “Civilized” (And What We Can Do Change That)
Politics / Social issues

​From Paris to Canada to Beirut – We Aren’t “Civilized” (And What We Can Do Change That)

Genuine reflection on foreign policies and interventions, rather than blame-mongering, needed in wake of Beirut, Paris attacks   As news filters out of Paris today and the pieces start to come together, that one piece of information is finally there: One of the suicide bombers had an express passport and came in with other Syrian … Continue reading

York University’s Professor Grayson and the Continuing Debate over Secularism and Women’s Rights in Canada
Education / Politics / Social issues

York University’s Professor Grayson and the Continuing Debate over Secularism and Women’s Rights in Canada

Dr. J. Paul Grayson has incurred the wrath of ‘The Man.’ When Grayson, sociology professor at York University, defied his dean and denied his student’s request to be excused from a group assignment on religious grounds, he took a hit for the feminist movement and stirred the secularism pot. Mr. X, the student in question … Continue reading

Sex-Selective Abortions: How the Conservatives are using “women’s rights” to get what they want
Health / Politics / Social issues

Sex-Selective Abortions: How the Conservatives are using “women’s rights” to get what they want

This past weekend, amidst Senate scandals and new allegations of crack-smoking mayors, the Conservative party met in Calgary for their national convention. MPs and delegates spent the weekend discussing numerous issues to hopefully set the stage for how they plan to move forward as we gear up for the 2015 federal election. Among speeches regarding … Continue reading