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Letters to the Editor: Issue 16

“Newfangled is No Good” To the editor of Arthur Newspaper, I recently picked up the latest issue of Newfangled, and just have to say how deeply and thoroughly offended I…

Editorial: Why are so few women in politics?

Why are there so few women in politics? I think the wrong answer is “well, women don’t care about politics.” I think women are quite political. So why does this…

YWCA and Trent Groups Organize Women In Politics Workshop

On Saturday, January 25, the Peterborough/Haliburton YWCA, along with the Trent University Politics Society (TUPS) and the Trent Feminist Society, will be hosting “Women In Politics: A Roadmap” at the…

Uruguay: Country of the Year, but Not Perfect Yet

Unlike Canada, which becomes a Winter Wonderland during the holidays, the South is blessed with sunshine and temperatures above 30 degrees Celsius. Much has been written about Uruguay in the…

Municipal Politics Deserve Your Attention

Every time something political comes up, like an election, young people get to hear all about how little they care about politics, how they don’t vote, and so on. Ironically,…

Families: The Original Social Safety Nets

Sick? You’ll be taken care of by the province. School-aged? Your school fees are paid; you only need to attend. Lost your job? You can apply for the government to…

Call for a World Omnibus Bill

The World Omnibus Bill: imagine the impact that this would have if was taken up by a progressive political party. Really! That someone might actually ask for our input on…

The TCSA, Israel, and Irony.

I was told something about the TCSA that made me laugh the other day. It’s absurdity hit me and I wondered if they realized the irony of what they were…

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