Wednesday, September 25, 2019
UNRWA in Canada’s First National Leaders Debate – Wait, What is UNRWA?
By Ghadah Alrasheed Credit: AFP In the first federal leaders’ debate, three party leaders talked through some of the issues that matter most to Canadians including the economy, health care, and environment. But when the debate shifted to the UNRWA, it seemed strange that an organization unlikely familiar to many Canadians took centre. In...
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
Democracy spring: The rise of politically incorrect nomenclature (Part 2)
Part 1 of this blog post discussed some of the issues concerning how social movements are named. Catchy titles such as Arab Spring, the Umbrella Revolution, and the Fishball Revolution are part of journalistic practices that grab readers’ attention. However, these names also frame a movement through the development of its name. These...