Tag Archives: Elections

Gender equity in Politics. Time for quotas.

As the 2016 U.S. Presidential election nears, all eyes are turned on the Republican primaries, already a very entertaining political waltz, to say the least. On the other side of the fence, Hillary Clinton is still leading the Democratic primaries and is a strong contender for the presidency. The inexplicable feeling of being witness to […]

The Canadian Senate: the downfall of an institution?

Toronto’s controversial mayor Rob Ford is not the only politician in the limelight in Canada. An avalanche of scandals in the Senate has reinstated the debate between Senate reformist and abolishers. This institution has been the hub of some heated debate and bold moves by the official opposition, the Liberal party, and Prime Minister Stephen […]