The Libertarian Case for Bernier

Post by Maxime Rousseau

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Libertarian discussion groups on Facebook are filled with vitriol, and that's putting it lightly. Our reputation for infighting precedes us, but I believe that the same thing could be said about ideology-based communities; if the Marxist meme pages I following on social media are any indication, we're not alone in…

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…

GND, MLK and my Challenge to the CLASSE's Ex-Spokesman

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Last semester's student uprisings were a pretty big deal. I think everybody can agree on that. At the head of the this big deal, the representatives of the student movement were put under the media's spotlight, and extensive coverage of student union-initiated activities were presented at every news outlet. The…

Strikes, Boycotts and Court Orders: Torwards Dangerous Precendants

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In this battle against tuition rise, the students have many things going against them, and right after the government itself, the second biggest shit disturber is without a doubt the inside resistance from certain students. Those students, whether ideologically opposed to the whole concept of this "Revolution Erable"…