Department of Political Studies

Department of Political Studies
Department of Political Studies

Political Studies in the News: August 31 - September 6, 2020

POLS GraphicMonday, August 31 Toronto police begin deployment of body-worn cameras

CHML 900 (Hamilton radio): How to address systemic racism in law enforcement

Christian Leuprecht discusses the rollout out of body-worn cameras by law enforcement and combating systemic racism.

National Post: China steps up use of 'hostage diplomacy' in international relations

Cross-appointed professor Christian Leuprecht says when you have multiple countries’ citizens detained, all of whom have tense relations with China in common, it suggests a pattern

Wednesday, September 2

Radio Canada International: Canada and the possible re-election of Donald Trump

Huffington Post: RCMP watchdog reveals troubling pattern of police misconduct

Cross-appointed professor Christian Leuprecht talks about the actions of RCMP officers and the upcoming US election.

Thursday, September 3

CJOB Winnipeg talk radio: The Geoff Currier Show

Cross-appointed professor Christian Leuprecht explains what a flurry of complaints could mean for the the RCMP Commissioner.