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Senate Reform? Electoral Reform? Why Not Both?

Liberal leader Justin Trudeau, long chastised by media and politicians from opposing parties for not seeming  to have much in the way of policy, delivered a staggering amount of policy last week. 2,018 more words

Federal Politics

How Real is Real Change?

I have never felt that Justin Trudeau is the leader Canada needs. He is what some would call a “hair candidate”—one with personality, charisma, and good looks. 3,312 more words

Canadian Politics

Citizens United Was a Win for Local TV Stations' Budgets

Much has been argued about the Citizen’s United opinion. There are scholars that argue for and against it.

But according to a recent story posted on Slate, there is at least one piece of the American demographic pie that absolutely benefited from it: Local TV stations. 216 more words

Common Cause Urges Action This Year To Strengthen Voting Rights

Americans shouldn’t have to wait for the election of a new President to get strong federal and state action to protect and strengthen voting rights, Common Cause said recently. 308 more words

Hong Kong Lawmakers Reject Electoral-Reform Proposal Backed by Beijing

A controversial proposal to allow Hong Kong citizens to directly elect the city’s political leader but only from a list of up to three candidates already screened by Beijing was voted down Thursday after 10 hours of debate. 885 more words

Watch: Hong Kong football fans boo the Chinese national anthem to stand up to Beijing

Ahead of a critical vote over whether to implement a Beijing-proposed plan for introducing universal suffrage, Hong Kongers are resorting to unusual way to  express their frustration with Beijing. 285 more words