Weekly Roundup: January 17

Another week, another news cycle, and more great analysis and opinion from MIR.

  • Justice is not always clear as we’d like it to be, especially when it comes to human rights abuses and transitions to democracy. Under a religious conception, justice is more than retribution, revenge or amnesty, says Sarah Firestone. As seen in South Africa, Truth and Reconciliation provides an alternative model to the liberal system.
  • Canadian parliamentary procedure: boring, useful, or both? MIR and Loon Calls’ new writer, Nadir Khan, offers some stunning examples of democratic hubris and his take on the issue.
  • How has the Internet and social media changed the non-zero-sum game of the liberal framework? Bella Shraiman brings together history, theory and current events to show how social media could be revolutionary.

As always, find out more at The McGill International Review!