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The word “politics” is derived from the Greek word “politikos” which means the practice and theory of dealing with and influencing people.  In most people’s... more
U.S.A. Politics
USpoli
Donald Trump
Politics
Communications
democracy
propaganda
In 1980, at the foundation congress of the German Greens, the famous four pillars of the Green Party were first proclaimed:  Social Justice Ecological Wisdom... more
green
party
Israel
Palestine
Politics
The study of Orientalism helps understanding how Westerners perceive the Middle East. In this introductory synopsis, I will answer the following questions:... more
Yasser Harrak
Edward Said
Dona Stewart
Amardeep Singh
Fox News
Press TV
Water rates -- so far so good? Four things stand out after Ottawa's Environment Committee unanimously approved a new water, wastewater and stormwater fee... more
Ottawa City Council
Environment Committee
Stormwater
Water rates
Water
Ottawa
ottpoli
For those of us who thought very highly of Pierre Trudeau, the anniversary of his death on September 28th was an opportunity to reflect on the man and his... more
Gatineau Park
NCC
Pierre Trudeau
Jean Marchand
Meech Lake
Private Lands v. Public Spaces
cdnpoli
For the Prime Minister to claim such a level of 'freedom of speech' is inspiring!   Yet, the past is marked with brutality when lower ranking civil servants... more
cdnpoli
prison reform
Canadian prisons
Freedom of speech
university researchers
Transparency
Justin Trudeau
Ralph Goodale
NCC communications are rank and fetid with the gangrene of distortion and misrepresentation, and the rot just keeps eating away at the agency’s credibility...... more
NCC
Gatineau Park
integrity
Incompetence
Misrepresentation of facts
deception
cdnpoli
Gatineau
Declining Public Confidence: Policing's Quiet Crisis? It may not be the threat to Canadian policing that one would expect, but recent incidents involving... more
Police
Police abuse
Ottawa Police Services
Ottawa
They Thought You Wouldn't Notice, Now They Are Hoping You Will Forget: Politically Strategizing the Public Sentiment "To act as a physician, the priest must... more
City of Ottawa policy
. Ottawa
Mayor Jim Watson
Ottawa police
Ottawa Police Services
Ottawa Police Services Board
Canadian politics
We live in a world divided by beliefs and opinions. Even in our western world, division rules. Brexit. Donald Trump. Geert Wilders. Marie Le Pen.... more
Islam
Racism
Hate-speech
Critic
critical thinking
tribe
Muslim
Aga Khan
Stephen Harper
cdnpoli
Effective Police Organizations: Key in Combating Transnational Crime Transnational and organized crime remains an active threat to national and public safety... more
Ottawa police
Police
crime
Financial crime
Drugs
Organized Crime
Electoral reform about fairness Re: Electoral reform discussion must focus on Canadian values, July 11. Jonathan Rose is right that electoral reform should... more
 
July 25, 2016
electoral reform
Electoral System
To explain the relationship between radicalization and exclusion, the case of Muslims in post-independence India serves as a good example. The book Asian Islam... more
Yasser Harrak
John Esposito
Osman Bakar
Rajiv Gandhi
“Gaza’s Agony: An Alternative Perspective on Recent Events” Humanist Perspectives: Spring 2015 Introduction: Historical Context Missing The corporate media has... more
Palestine
Israel
Gaza
Middle East
Israel-Palestine
Ariel Sharon
Haaretz
Rabbani
Hamas
Terrorism
Humanist Perspectives
Macleans
Andrew Leslie
Noam Chomsky
Fatah
European Union
Netanyahu
Jordan Valley
Globe and Mail
National Post
Jews
Masada
John Baird
International Criminal Court
Canada
United States
Stephen Harper
Ottawa Citizen
Linda Frum
Jason Kenny
Irwin Colter
occupation
Geneva Convention
United Nations
Zionist
Anti-Semitism
Iraq
Arab
Muslim
"I didn't know it was your table - it's laid for a great many more than three." - Alice to the March Hare, "Alice in Wonderland" So why is a raven like a... more
Ottawa police
City of Ottawa
Mayor Jim Watson
Eli El-Chantiry
Charles Bordeleau
Ottawa Police Services Board
Ottawa Police Service
gangs
violence
guns
municipal
governance
Ottawa Citizen
Police Services Act
Ontario Civilian Police Commission
Ottawa Police Services
Ottawa Police Association

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