Category Archives: Original Articles

A Lethal Bullet for Canada’s Peacekeeping Reputation

Written By: Adshake Kunanithy

For many years, Canada was known as the country of politeness. News articles and radios often highlight the billions of dollars invested in foreign aid, donations to countries during pandemic and natural disasters, and their beloved role as peacekeepers in the United Nations. Listening to these achievements, we hold biases and are blinded by the consequences of our “helpful” actions.

In fact, the many years of Canada glorifying their kindness were the same years that they have been trading military weaponry and technology. Continue reading…

Electric Vehicles – The Future?

Written by: Rohin Patel

Climate change targets, set by governments around the globe, have led to a widespread movement towards renewable energy, which is aimed at replacing the need for non-renewable sources of energy such as fossil fuels. One of the major contributors to the increased carbon emissions over the past few decades is the motoring industry as more and more cars on the road emit more carbon gasses. As such, the introduction of electric vehicles that are powered through renewable sources of energy is thought to be the solution to the climate change crisis. But are they as beneficial as sought out to be? Continue reading…

Carbon Taxes: An Explainer

Written by: Thomas Morton

The Earth’s steadily warming climate is threatening to seriously affect our way of life. If humanity is unable to rein in carbon emissions, climate change will make many places too hot for humans to live in, severely damage agricultural productivity, exhaust some freshwater supplies, and flood low-lying coastal areas. Even in the face of other serious issues, climate change is still the biggest threat to our way of life and it is not a crisis that can be solved overnight.

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The Future of Art?

Written by: Rohin Patel

Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs) have quickly become an inevitable subject for anyone earning a living as a creative person online, whether it be in the form of artwork or music. It has provoked a rush for digital artists to understand an idea that is overwhelmingly buried in the complexity of digital cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology. While most people believe NFTs are the future of the economy of art and promise that it will revolutionize the industry and give artists more control over their work, there are still critics that argue that if they are not utilized as intended, NFTs will only be making benefitting the rich cryptocurrency holders (3).

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Agriculture, The Seed Of The World’s Economy

Written by: Adshake Kunanithy

September 20, 2020. The spark of one of the world’s largest protests. As the world witnesses the march of justice for over 250 million farmers who have traveled to New Delhi. Shouting, holding banners, blocking highways near the city, and protecting themselves from the police force. 200+ activists detained and 248 farmers dead (11).

On September 20, 2020, the Indian government implemented new regulations that heavily impacted the agriculture industry and the livelihood of farmers. In anger and thirst for justice, farmers across all states of India continue their protest 7 months later, waiting for the government to hear their voices.

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