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    February 1, 2022

    Queen's In The News Tuesday, February 1, 2022

    Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
    Amarnath Amarasingam
    • Arts and Science
    • Political Studies
    • School of Religion
    Globe and Mail: Will the Ottawa convoy morph into a Tea Party-style populist movement?
    Toronto Star: Why the ‘Freedom convoy’ protest on Parliament Hill may be just the beginning
    Dr. Amarasingam co-writes an op-ed about the trucker protest, and theorizes that the movement could represent the maturation of a Canadian Tea Party-style populist movement. He says once the rally is over, the organizers of the protest will go back home and continue their anti- government message, knowing they have hundreds of thousands of people listening.
    Abray, Tim
    • Arts and Science
    • Political Studies
    CKWS/Global Kingston: Kingston MP and Queen’s Political Studies PhD candidate react to the mass protest in Ottawa and the collateral damage it’s caused.
    Abray, a PhD candidate, says the rally has done nothing to further the stated claims of the protesters.
    Evans, Gerald
    • School of Medicine
    • Biomedical and Molecular Sciences
    • Medicine
    • Division of Infectious Diseases
    • Pathology and Molecular Medicine
    CTV National Network News: Has the Delta variant disappeared in Canada?
    Dr. Evans says that Delta has been widely replaced by Omicron, but it is still out there.
    Ardi Imseis
    • Law
    CBC's The Current with Matt Galloway: The Current for Feb. 1, 2022
    Prof. Imseis talks about the escalating war in Yemen, and Canada's role as an arms supplier to parties in the conflict. Cue 1:05 mark.

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