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How to create a martyr and incite violence: the Trumpian guide to targeted killing

"Targeted killings are delicate things which should be carried out in a way that ensures, to the greatest extent possible, plausible deniability. In true Trumpian style, Soleimani’s killing was the…

EDITORIAL | It’s time to shut up about American politics

We're officially 102 days away from the next federal election. But why is it that Canadians are more informed about an election that won't be decided until more than a…

Michael Moore’s Bowling for Columbine

Still relevant, 16 years after the film’s release In 2002, Michael Moore made the daring decision to produce Bowling For Columbine, a full-length documentary about gun violence in America, starring…

When headlines divide

How sensationalized and fake news widens the perceived split between Canada and the U.S. It’s been a year since Donald Trump was sworn into office on Jan. 20, 2017, as…

Tragedy hits home

How the Las Vegas shooting affected Victorians On Oct. 1, 2017, a man barricaded in the Mandalay Bay Resort rained bullets down on the Route 91 Harvest Festival in Las…

Learning from the past and each other

Australia’s stringent guns laws could provide the model America needs Many Australians can tell you exactly where they were when news of the Port Arthur massacre broke; I was in…

We should applaud athletes who kneel against Trump

It was last December at the United Center  on the west side of Chicago that I witnessed the impact politics has on sport. “Ladies and gentlemen, please rise and remove…

You’re using the term ‘Nazi’ wrong

EDMONTON — On August 11-12, a rally was organized by white nationalists, white supremacists, and members of the alt-right in Charlottesville, Virginia, to protest the removal of a statue of Confederate general…

The Lens Sept 11th