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What does it mean to ''Immorally Use a Canadian-Made Military Vehicle in Saudi Arabia?''

August 10, 2017

The is much value in thinking about what "using a vehicle" means since how this term is defined will determine much of the ethics of the whole problem regarding our selling arms to Saudi Arabia. But the issue is broader than the current issue with Saudi Arabia. It goes to the heart of what it means for Canada to sell arms to countries with poor human rights records.



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An Academic Issue is the First Instance of Trump Being Blocked

January 16, 2017

The first issue to seriously get in Trump's way is an academic issue? Seriously?



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Kevin O'Leary -- The Canadian Donald Trump? Let's Take This Possibility Very Seriously.

December 06, 2016

Canadians probably believe that Donald Trump's success could not be duplicated here. In fact, it might just be that we will have an opportunity to test that belief since Kevin O'Leary is contemplating a bid for the federal Conservative Party leadership.



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How Some People are "Okay" with Racism: Lessons from Plato's Cave and Sartre's Mauvaise Foi

November 22, 2016

We often delude ourselves by thinking that we have less responsibility than we actually do. As Plato points out, when we know something, we become responsible beings. Sartre stresses that our responsiblity is so deep and daunting that we often flee from it.



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Cosmopolitanism After Brexit

July 05, 2016

Once it became clear that the Brexit supporters were going to win in the referendum, global markets dipped, diplomacy froze, and the British pound took its worst beating in years. None of these outcomes, however, completely capture the blows dealt to the cosmopolitan idea that propelled EU in the first place.



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