Posts from the ‘politics’ category

Rise of the Citizen Policy Analyst: Altay Sedat Otun at TEDxTerry Talks 2013

Altay Sedat Otun speaks about the need to create opportunities for students to get more involved in critical policy debates affecting the world. He argues that…

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Child Slavery: The Bitter Truth behind the Chocolate Industry

- – – DESCRIPTION OF THE ISSUE How much money does the chocolate industry make every year? The global chocolate industry in 2010 made $83.2 billion,…

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On Pipelines, Oil, and Risk: An FAQ

- – – THE GLOBAL Q: What is a pipeline? A pipeline is a means of transporting products from one point to another via a piping…

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Oil Tanker Spills: An FAQ

- – – GLOBAL SIGNIFICANCE OF THE ISSUE What are oil tankers? Oil tankers are ocean vessels that transport petroleum oil (10). Petroleum is a liquid…

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INFOGRAPHIC: Is Food a Right?

On October 7, 2013, Gordon Neighbourhood House hosted the West End Food Festival. One of the numerous events part of this festival included a panel discussion…

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Piece of Mine: A Conflict Minerals FAQ

- – – What are conflict minerals? Conflict minerals are natural resources whose illegal exploitation and trade in a context of war make millions in revenue…

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From the slums of Shaolin…

Cary Campbell is a jazz studies student at Capilano University. Our recent podcast on rebranding and identity led to this piece on the power of analogy…

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Nuclear Energy on Hold: An Atomausstieg FAQ

(Image via Michaela) – – – What is “Atomausstieg”? The German term Atomausstieg [1] refers to the end of the production and use of nuclear energy…

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Karla Homolka: From Convicted Killer to Anonymous Mother

Shadlee Rahman is a research assistant for the Terry Project Podcast–the theme of rebranding raised brought back some history. Very few crimes, if any, are as…

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#IdleNoMore at UBC – January 31st, 10:30am to 4:30pm

Sophia says: Recently a group of Indigenous and non-Indigenous students, faculty, and supporters have began to organize an event at UBC for January 31st. We share…

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