Department of Political Studies

Department of Political Studies
Department of Political Studies

Political Studies in the News: November 15 - 21, 2020

Tuesday, November 17POLS Graphic

CBC Radio: Opposition motion on foreign interference and banning Huawei

Cross-appointed Professor Christian Leuprecht discusses Canada's response and the fact the Canada Security Intelligence Service has become more involved (17:00).

Wednesday, November 18

The Conversation: Solitary confinement by any other name is still torture

Ph.D. candidate Linda Mussell discusses in her new op-ed "Solitary confinement by any other name is stil torture"  an the effects of solitary confinement on those incarcerated with mental health issues. 

Thursday, November 19

Australian Broadcasting Corporation: Brereton findings could echo Canada's disbanding of its elite special operations force

Cross-appointed Professor Christian Leuprecht discusses the Brereton report into allegations of Australian war crimes in Afghanistan.

Saturday  November 21

Maclean's MagazineReal reform of the RCMP won't come from within

Cross-appointed Professor Christian Leuprecht says if the government really wants to fix the Mounties, it must impose civilian direction and sustained monitoring of implementation for several years.

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