Why Scandals Are A Necessary And Healthy Part of A Liberal Democracy

By Alicia Dawn Peterpaul In this essay I will argue that scandals are a necessary component of liberal democracies. I will do this by first defining what a scandal is, then I will illustrate the characteristics of scandals within liberal democracies, and why they can’t work in non-democratic regimes. Then I will discuss what democracy… Continue reading Why Scandals Are A Necessary And Healthy Part of A Liberal Democracy

Dangerous and Democracy Threatening Truths About Online Dating

By Alicia Dawn Peterpaul With the rise of new and digital media, there is without a doubt that many things have changed. In this essay I will be examining the extent of which some of these drastic changes have affected the way that we date in this new age, and particular I will be discussing… Continue reading Dangerous and Democracy Threatening Truths About Online Dating

A Look Into Canada’s Dark History of The Japanese Internment

By Alicia Dawn Peterpaul Japan bombed Pearl Harbor in Hawaii, in 1941, during World War Two, the measures that were taken upon all Japanese living in Canada and America following the attack on Pearl Harbor, were to say the least – inhumane. To hold an entire race accountable for a bombing is both xenophobic and… Continue reading A Look Into Canada’s Dark History of The Japanese Internment

Is Immigration To Blame For The Rise of Far Right Populism in Europe?

  By Alicia Peterpaul Immigration is the key factor to the far-right populism in Europe, along with a few others. Also, that being part of the European Union does in fact undermine individual state autonomies in European countries. In reference to the policy autonomy in the Europe, the Eurozone actually happens to undermine it more… Continue reading Is Immigration To Blame For The Rise of Far Right Populism in Europe?

How Did the Cold War End?

By Alicia Dawn Peterpaul The result of the end of the Cold War was a combination of many things. First, I will explain just how destructive nuclear weapons have the potential to be when used. I will use the Hiroshima bombing as an example to present the after effects from the radiation. Then, I will… Continue reading How Did the Cold War End?

International Environmental Agreements (IEAs)

Written By: Alicia Dawn Peterpaul International Environmental Agreements (IEAs) very well may be the policy instruments that we will need to mitigate climate change. IEAs are very useful policy instruments because climate change is a global issue that does not discriminate, everyone is equally at risk, and already seeing the results of climate change to… Continue reading International Environmental Agreements (IEAs)