On Electoral Reform

Post by Maxime Rousseau

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Version française à venir! In the halls of the Social Sciences faculties like the one that I am just coming out of, there is lots of recurrent criticisms about the current state of democracy world-wide. Freshly imbued with the theory of how democracy should work, it is all so easy…

The Ala Buzreba Case: What Future for Millennial Politicians?

Post by Maxime Rousseau

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Another election campaign, another scandal involving young candidates. In the last provincial campagne in Quebec just barely over a year ago, a candidate for the Coalition Avenir Quebec was publicly shamed for pictures posted on Facebook which showed him nude, but which were PG-13 by anyone's standards. In the 2011…