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Body Cameras

By: Alex Wilson

After a series of high-profile officer involved shootings across the country, focus was drawn to police accountability. Following the 2014 death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, the use of body-worn video cameras by law enforcement officers became a popular solution to this issue as unlike the previously utilized in-car recording systems, the camera follows the officer and sees what the officer does. 457 more words

UPDATE: Standoff at Malheur Wildlife Refuge

By: Alex Wilson

One militant was killed and five others arrested during a planned traffic stop on January 26th which was recorded from an aircraft operated by federal agents. 204 more words

Standoff at Malheur Wildlife Refuge

By: Alex Wilson

The Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Harney County, Oregon is going into it’s fourth week of an armed occupation by self-proclaimed constitutional activists.   571 more words

A New Deal for energy consumers

Written by Alex Wilson,

On 15 July 2015, the European Commission adopted a Communication on Delivering a New Deal for energy consumers (‘New Deal’), as part of the Summer Energy Package. 291 more words


MSU VP Electoral Reform Debate on CFMU

Ever since it was motioned to change the way Vice Presidents of the McMaster Students Union (MSU) are elected at the General Assembly back in March, the topic of VP electoral reform as been largely debated. 99 more words

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Connecting Europe Facility

Written by Matthew Parry, Marketa Pape and Alex Wilson

The European Commission estimates that some €970 billion should be invested in trans-European (TEN) transport, telecommunications and energy network infrastructure by 2020 if Europe is to reach its full potential in terms of growth and cohesion. 391 more words


Energy Community Prospects and challenges

Written by Alex Wilson

The Energy Community Treaty (ECT) was signed in 2005. Its principal objective is to expand the EU internal energy market to neighbouring countries (‘Contracting States’) that are willing to adopt the EU energy acquis. 226 more words