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Question of the Week #2

Will Sarah Palin run for president? Advertisements

Research Quest #3

http://www.politicalcompass.org FInd out where you are on the Political Spectrum? My political compass Economic Left/Right: -2.00 Social Libertarian/Authoritarian: -2.97

Reflective Journal #2

Honour Songs in Multiple Harmonies by Gkisedtanamoogk I very much enjoyed this section of the book. Gkisedtanamoogk details of how aboriginals have such a spiritual lifestyle but they are so commonly miss-represented with stereotyping and racism. A line that really cause my attention and that I loved was “It is this Honour song that I … Continue reading

Media Analysis (Under-Reported Story) #2

http://www.mediafreedominternational.org/2011/09/20/congo-a-war-against-women/ I thought it was important to follow up my major news media analysis about women gaining the right to vote in Saudi Arabia, with an under-reported news media analysis about the treatment of women in the Congo.  I have read and watched documentaries aboutthe disgusting treatment of women in the Congo but the statistics … Continue reading

Media Analysis (Major News Story) #2

http://www.cnn.com/2011/09/25/world/meast/saudi-women-vote/index.html?hpt=wo_c2 King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia announced today that women in Saudi Arabia will be allowed to vote and run for office in future municipal elections. Voting is a major right for women in Saudi Arabia to receive and hopefully their rights will expand and remove barriers that restrict women from living an independent lifestyle. … Continue reading

Beyond the Text #2

http://thechronicleherald.ca/editorial-cartoon/editorial-cartoon-2011-08-24     It seems as though it has been an eternity since the uprisings in Libya began, but it has only been 10 months.  Finally we are beginning to see Libya’s new leaders move in on the political front, and announcing a new temporary government that will bond the country together. There is still … Continue reading

Research Quest #2

Find out about Peter Irniq and about is contribution to mainstream views. http://plato.acadiau.ca/courses/pols/nunavut@5/irniq.htm http://www.commissioner.gov.nu.ca/english/commissioner/history.html http://www.cityofames.org/index.aspx?page=1192 Peter Irniq is a former commissioner of Nunavut, an Inuit cultural teacher, and an artist. He has done extensive work to attract people to Nunavut to be educated in the complex culture, art, and history. He has worked endlessly to … Continue reading

Research Quest #1

Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act http://www.projectcensored.org/top-stories/articles/20-terror-act-against-animal-activists/ http://ccrjustice.org/learn-more/faqs/factsheet:-animal-enterprise-terrorism-act-(aeta) http://advocacy.britannica.com/blog/advocacy/2008/10/the-animal-enterprise-terrorism-act/ The Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act was passed November 27th, 2006. The law prohibits any person from engaging in activity that “interferes with the operations of animal enterprise.” The bill that was passed is very vague and does not specify much. This law poses a major conflict to the … Continue reading

Question of the Week

Does the office of the Prime Minister have too much power?

Weekly Journal

This week’s classes gave me lots of insight on many topics that we will be covering this term. Professor Alexander gave us questions to think about such as should we censor the internet? If you can get a driver’s license when you are 16 years old should you also have the right to vote at … Continue reading