Department of Political Studies

Department of Political Studies
Department of Political Studies

Political Studies in the News:  January 10th - January 16th, 2021

Sunday, January 10thPOLS Graphic

The Conversation: #MeToo in 2021: Global activists continue to build on the movement against sexual violence

In her op-ed, doctoral student Danielle McNabb discusses the far-reaching effects of the #MeToo movement. 

Monday, January 11th

CFRC Radio Queen's: A Scoop Exclusive: The Washington Roundtable

Dr. Gardner and Dr. Leurpecht join the roundtable to discuss the violence in the US Capitol.

Globe and Mail: Military efforts at home are increasingly the norm. A Joint Task Force Canada is the next logical step

Read Dr. Leuprecht's opinion piece for the Globe and Mail. 

Hill Times: Opposition MPs raise concerns around procurement policies, security oversight following cancelled $6.8-million standing offer with Chinese company Nuctech

Dr. Leuprecht says there needs to be a several step procurement process in order to execute policies, and this is a why the federal government’s security apparatus did not play a larger role following the recent cancellation of a standing offer for the installation and operation of X-ray scanners in Canadian embassies around the world.

Tuesday, January 12th

CKWS/Global Kingston: Queen’s University American politics expert weighs in on the chaotic breach of the U.S Capitol and what lies ahead for Donald Trump

Dr. Gardner talks about the transition of power in the U.S and the chaos that unfolded with protestors at the U.S Capitol building.

Wednesday, January 13th

L'actualié: Les insurgés du Capitole et le guêpier d’Erin O’Toole

Dr. Chouinard offers an analysis of what the insurrection in the US Capitol could mean for the Canadian Conservative Party.