Department of Political Studies

Department of Political Studies
Department of Political Studies

Political Studies in the News: October 12 - 18, 2020

Thursday, October 15POLS Graphic

National Observer: America’s QAnon problem is infecting Canada. What should we do about it?

Cross-appointed professor Amarnath Amarasingam says QAnon is unique in the sense it has the ability to mobilize people better than other conspiracy theories.

Sunday, October 18

The Conversation: Worsening conditions in prisons during COVID-19 further marginalize criminalized women

In her op-ed, PhD candidate, Linda Mussell, says challenges with safely detaining people during a pandemic should never be met with escalation of security, but rather with a critical examination of whether incarceration is acceptable at all.

Newstalk 1130: Should the army be learning how to lie to people

Cross-appointed professor Christian Leuprecht discusses misinformation in the army.