sovereignty

net neutrality

The Time Canada Wanted Its Own Internet Because It Thought the US Would Mess It Up

In the early 1970s, Canada envisioned a Trans-Canada Computer Communications Network free from US control.
Daniel Joseph
6.13.18
politics

A Second Brexit Referendum Doesn't Seem Likely

The confusing sovereignty paradox behind the UK's Article 50 ruling.
Gavin Haynes
1.25.17
Canada

How Satellites Will Enable Canada to Surveil the Arctic With Drones

A proposed satellite network will keep an eye on the Arctic.
Elizabeth Howell
7.18.16
politics

The Leader of Quebec’s Embattled Separatist Movement Abruptly Resigns

Media magnate and brash sovereigntist Pierre-Karl Péladeau resigned abruptly on Monday, say he's leaving politics for the well-being of his kids.
Justin Ling
5.2.16
Travel

How to Claim Your Very Own Island

Thanks to a 19th century law, Americans can lay claim to any uninhabited island with birdshit on it.
Michaela Cross
4.6.16
defense & security

Here's Why the US Is Still Using Guantanamo to Squat in Cuba

Gitmo is one of the few places in the world that are under the rule of law but still not really anyone's property, making it both a weird legal outlier and a unique asset.
Ryan Faith
3.24.16
africa

Libya's Future Is Up in the Air as Political Talks Between Rival Governments Collapse

These negotiations are the international community's attempt to retain Libya as some sort of viable state. Meanwhile, a power vacuum has allowed people-smugglers and Islamist militants to gain an edge in the chaos.
Kayla Ruble
10.22.15
Canadian election

Quebec Separatism Isn't Dead — But It's Fighting for Relevance

As the Canadian campaign has worn on the crowds have thinned and the rhetoric has thickened for the Bloc Quebecois, a separatist party that was virtually wiped out in the last federal election.
Jake Bleiberg
9.24.15
News

Dividing the Arctic Has Turned into a Very Diplomatic Clusterfuck

A bureaucratic, science-based clusterfuck.
Jordan Pearson
8.14.15
politics

Venezuela Is Suddenly Intent on Annexing Two-Thirds of Neighboring Guyana

Critics of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro have decried the revival of the territorial claim as a farce that is meant to distract Venezuelans from their country’s economic crisis.
Alicia Hernández
7.14.15
News

Will War Games With the U.S. Test Australia's Ties With China?

Australian Defence Force personnel will today begin a training exercise with the United States and the Philippines in the contested waters of the South China Sea.
Paul Gregoire
4.20.15
Canada

The US Is Throwing $4 Million at Building an Unmanned Arctic Surveillance System

The fight for Arctic sovereignty is heating up.
Jordan Pearson
3.4.15
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