Commentary

The (Milton) Gates of Hell

The (Milton) Gates of Hell

The Berlin Wall. The U.S.-Mexico border. The thick layer of insect repellent that lines the…

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Moving Forward at McGill

Admittedly, when I first sat down to write a prediction of how this year would play, I didn’t expect it to come on the heels of a response made by Deputy Provost Mendelson towards the McGill Daily article “The Sound and the Fury” which he felt attacked “an upbeat…

24 Sep 8:35 AM 1 Read More...

An Illusionary and Pyrrhic Victory for the Student Movement

This article was originally published on September 20th on Life, Liberty, Economics.

Immediately upon today’s announcement by Québec Premier Pauline Marois that her newly-inaugurated minority government had issued a decree revoking the previous Liberal government’s tuition hikes, the student movement was quick to claim victory. FEUQ…

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Extremist Atrocities

In his article “Western Atrocities”, Davide Mastracci argues that the current wave of anti-US protests raging through the Middle East is not so much a product of Innocence of Muslims, a third-rate movie making offensive depictions of Prophet Mohammed, as it is a direct result of American imperialism…

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Western Atrocities

In the last few days, protests have broken out around the world in response
to an American made film, “Innocence of Muslims” that denigrates Islam and the prophet Mohammed. Violent clashes with the police, and attacks on embassies,  have resulted in the death of protestors as well as Christopher Stevens…

19 Sep 8:44 PM 1 Read More...

A Long Overdue Review: The Dark Knight Rises VS. The Avengers

The Avengers cheated. Before delving any further, for the purposes of
this article the assumption is being made that you have seen both movies and won’t mind when endings are spoiled, so lets move on.

At the time of writing, The Avengers is the better-reviewed film, The Avengers…

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