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#WhereisPengShuai: Totalitarianism, violence against women and an overdue Olympic boycott?

The disappearance of Peng further underlines the need for an international boycott of the 2022 Beijing Olympics. The CCP’s assaults on democracy activists deserve more than willful blindness.

Hulu's 'The Handmaid's Tale' casts Canada as a racial utopia

Myths of Canada’s moral superiority in contrast to the United States can be a barrier to acknowledging and addressing racism in Canada.

Comment évaluer les risques et les avantages de la vaccination contre la Covid-19 pour les enfants ?

Lorsqu’il s’agit de décider s’il faut vacciner les enfants âgés de cinq à onze ans contre la Covid-19, les organismes de réglementation au pays doivent s’appuyer tant sur l’éthique que la science.

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