Red Carpet Politicians

The last four years have marked, particularly in North America, a blurring of the lines between celebrity and politician. In the US, Donald Trump was elected on a campaign of notoriety. In Canada, Justin Trudeau’s election was followed by a…
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Maoist Plan or Marshall Plan?

In early September 2018, Chinese leaders met with leaders from nearly every African nation at the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation, a program which has invested hundreds of billions of dollars in Africa over the last twenty years, and…
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China’s Waste Ban

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle. This is the mantra of the modern environmentalist. But until recently, we were not faced with what ‘recycle’ actually entails. For me, up until now, ‘recycle’ meant checking the number on the bottom of my plastic,…
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