The Political Side of Fútbol

The FIFA World Cup is the most watched event in the world, and this summer, it will be played in Russia. There are 32 teams competing for the title, with powerhouses such as Germany, France, Brazil, a…

Canada’s Consolation Prize

On October 19, 2015, Canada voted and handed their government’s leadership, previously under the Conservative Party for almost a decade, to the Liberal Party and its charismatic leader. But can this h…

Northwest Passage

With the relentless pace at which global climate change has marched forward, the northern bastions of ice have been reduced to mere skeletons, the ice melt rapidly accelerating since the 1970s.These e…

Pipe Dreams

On April 18, 2014, the Obama administration indefinitely extended the review period of Keystone XL, leaving the controversial pipeline in regulatory purgatory for the foreseeable future.  The pipeline…

The Case for Public Television

When “slurpee summits” get more national media attention than the expiration of unemployment benefits for millions, it becomes clear that American broadcast journalism has lost its way. Our minds are …