Category: Politics

April 21, 2017

House of Commons Seats

39 percent of the votes = 54 percent of the seats = 100 percent of the power. This line of thought has been used to criticize Canada’s democracy. These specific values pertain to the 2015 Canadian election however the underlying point applies to most of Canada’s past majorities. A minority of voters are able to […]

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March 29, 2017

World Population

In the field of geopolitics a large amount of time is spent defining and identifying great powers and superpowers. The traditional superpowers of the late 20th century were the US and USSR. Beyond that the only other clear cut superpower was the British Empire at the height of its dominance. The defining feature of a […]

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December 14, 2016

Celsius or Fahrenheit? Which is the superior system? Celsius. The reason Celsius is the superior system is quite simple. When people argue about which system is superior they usually make it much more complicated than it needs to be. There are two arguments that constitute Celsius’ dominance over Fahrenheit. They are: 1. Celsius is used […]

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October 17, 2016

I’m assuming you’ve figured it out already but just in case you haven’t: Colonialism is dead. It seems surprising but many people haven’t realized this. They make suggestions and proposals that make sense in the colonial age but not in the modern age. Now, there isn’t an exact cut-off date creating a border between the […]

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October 13, 2016

Middle Canada

Canada has the fourth largest amount of land in the world behind the USA, China, and Russia (This excludes water), however we only use a small portion of it. This is unsurprising as Canada has a harsh climate. The more north the harsher the climate. That said, other countries have managed to colonize similar climates. […]

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October 12, 2016

Postnationalism, briefly, is a rise in globalism and a fall in nationalism. That is, the reduction in power and recognition of national states and culture as well as an increase in the power and recognition of supranational and/or global entities. Examples of supranational entities are the European Union, NAFTA, and NATO. The primary example of […]

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