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A discussion on democratic transitions highlighted the need to include the role of women when examining how world leaders have created democratic societies around the world. The discussion took place at the launch of Democratic…View More Women Noticeably Absent from Democracy Discussion
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For better or worse, much of our Canadian media, culture and society can be understood as a response to the media, culture and society of the United States. In sickness and in health, Canadians distance…View More Ferguson Riots: “We Should Confront our Stereotypes About Race”