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The American Art of Gerrymandering

The democratic system of government is a complicated creature, one that is vulnerable to all sorts of attempts to create advantages for one side over another. Some groups may try to subtly influence the system, while in other cases the corruption is more obvious. The practice of gerrymandering falls into the latter category, and is a major factor in American politics. By Kyle Boulden

The democratic system of government is a complicated creature, one that is vulnerable to all sorts of attempts to create advantages for one side over another. Some groups may try to subtly influence the system, while in other cases the corruption is more obvious. The practice of gerrymandering falls into the latter category, and is […]

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Which Do You Know: Bieber’s Favourite Colour? Or Your MPP?

A radio announcer recently claimed that more eligible voters know Justin Bieber’s favourite colour than the name of their MPP. Is he right? By Megan Powell

Shortly after our most recent provincial election, I heard a disturbing fact on the radio. The announcer claimed that more eligible voters know Justin Bieber’s favourite colour than the name of their MPP. Whether or not this is actually accurate, the idea that this is quite probable is very concerning. It got me wondering: How […]

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