This week saw the horrific death of Aylan Kurdi, a refugee child who was lost at sea along with the majority of his family, and the already shifting winds of Canadian foreign and domestic policy altered their course as the international refugee crisis (particularly that of the Syrians) took centre stage on the campaign trails of our three major parties. 329 more words
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This piece was written as part of the course LAWGENRL 438: Housing Law and Policy at the University of Auckland.
Question: What legal and economic factors have contributed to the Auckland Housing Crisis, why is it concerning, and what legal mechanisms (policy) can be adopted to address it? 3,888 more words
Since Rio + 20 which was held in Brazil in 2012, NGOs, UN agencies, and UN country delegations have been working to make the Sustainable Development Goals ( 285 more words
The D’aasch narrative – that the Caliphrate will expunge the Western Devil and bring back a form of lasting peace to the Middle East through the interpretation and implementation of Sharia law is best countered through a well constructed humour and education campaign rather than through brute force and desperation. 683 more words