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June 5, 2018

According to "Donald Trump Says 'Our Ancestors Tamed A Continent' and 'We are not going to Apologize for America'" from Newsweek, Donald Trump claims that "America is the greatest fighting force for peace, justice, and freedom in the history of the world." However, that is not completely true because of the incidents involving violence and racism towards African Americans, and the Indian Removal Act that happened in 1830. Amer...

April 20, 2018

It was April 2nd when Oklahoma teachers decided to take action for the sake of education. Tens of thousands of teachers from all over the state of Oklahoma marched towards the state capital of Oklahoma City. According to the Oklahoma Teacher Walkout page on Facebook, nearly 30,000 teachers confronted the Oklahoma State Capitol. They demanded the state provide $3.3 billion over the course of three years for improved benefits, s...

March 27, 2018

        According to CBC News, on February 26, 2018, Liberal MLA, Mike Morris, came to the conclusion on how to possibly improve the lives of people in our society who are suffering from different types of abuse and violence - by investing the 50 million dollars that were meant for preserving Indigenous languages into extra policing resources. Mike Morris should not have suggested that the 50 million dollars committe...

March 15, 2018

MEC - or Mountain Equipment Co-op - has long been known as a company that is committed to socially responsible and environmentally protective movements. They are the go-to store for Canadians who are in search of outdoor gear.

However, MEC has recently been put under the microscope for carrying brands under gun companies. The recent school shooting in Parkland, Florida has sparked a large movement in the United States for tough...

January 15, 2018

It was a little under a year ago in the Spring of 2017, when Conservative Senator Lynn Beyak stunned the Canadian political world with her controversial comments regarding the residential schools system. Beyak, who was appointed to the Senate in 2013 by then Prime Minister Stephen Harper, described residential schools as being “well-intentioned” and that its “good deeds” are forgotten. These comments resulted in her removal fr...

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