Kim Kardashian Lobbies for Prison Reform

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Kim Kardashian is always making headlines often for her social media activity (remember when she cropped North out of her selfie) however, if you were to scroll through the countless KKW Beauty tweets and anecdotes about her children, husband and sisters you would also find tweets about social justice issues […]

UN rights chief will not tolerate “current geopolitical context”; won’t seek second-term in the office

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The UN High Rights Commissioner Zeid Ra’ad Hussein has not been impressed with the global political environment, leading to his decision that he will not be seeking second-term in the office. The triggering factor was US President Donald Trump’s move in recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, which has been attempted by violent force. […]

California Wildfires bigger than New York City and Boston Combined

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Southern California is continuously engulfed in flames as firefighters struggle to put out the massive wind-driven Thomas fire that ignited last week in Ventura County. Santa Ana winds and uneven terrain are the major factors that inhibit firefighters to properly extinguish the fire. Regarded as the fifth largest blaze in California history, the wildfire […]

Egypt attack considered deadliest in the country

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The past weekend in Middle East was welcomed with devastating news as a group of militants bombed and gun attacked the al Rawdah Sufi mosque in Northern Sinai, Egypt on Friday. Over 300 people were killed in which 27 were children and 127 are injured, according to Egypt’s state prosecutor. The assault, which […]

Riz Ahmed and Lin-Manuel Miranda release “Immigrants (We Get the Job Done)” Music Video

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Everyone’s favourite musical theatre geek, Lin-Manuel Miranda, has collaborated with actor-rapper-generally-gorgeous-person Riz Ahmed on a new single: “Immigrants (We Get the Job Done)”. The dynamic duo describe the song as a “musical counterweight” to the tense discourse that has surrounded America’s immigration policy as of late. The song’s music video […]

Kathy Griffin sparks outrage with anti trump photoshoot featuring a severed head

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What happens when you try to make a joke that got taken way out of context, or one that crosses many boundaries? Ask Kathy Griffin. The all time comedian released a photoshoot of herself that wreaked of trump hate. Many have said that the joke was taken too far and […]

Iranian Star of Academy Award-nominated Film Boycotting the Oscars Over Trump Visa Ban

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Iranian actress Taraneh Alidoosti took to Twitter yesterday to speak out against U.S. President Trump’s order to temporarily ban and suspend visas for many immigrants and refugees. Another order will be blocking individuals with visas from Syria, Iraq, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan and Yemen. Alidoosti stars alongside Shahab Hosseini in […]

Women’s March on Washington

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The Women’s March on Washington took place on Saturday, January 21, 2017. All around the world, different versions of the event were being held. Canada hosted its very own version at Queen’s Park in Toronto (@WomensMarchTO). The event was done in support of women’s rights, but also focused on issues […]

Kevin O’Leary announces his bid for Conservative Party leadership

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Putting months of speculation to rest, Kevin O’Leary announced his bid for leading the Conservative Party of Canada. His announcement was made online, on Facebook this Wednesday. His timing was an interesting choice. The French language debate amongst the candidates was on Tuesday night ; O’Leary doesn’t speak fluent French. […]

A Look at Donald Trump’s Inauguration

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President-Elect Donald Trump’s inauguration is set for this Friday, January 20, 2017. After his notorious campaign run, which has included taking jabs at immigrants, threatening to build a wall, and gender discrimination (or “locker room talk” as he likes to refer to it as), any association with Trump at this […]