Posts Tagged ‘civil rights’

The problem with identity politics

The definition of identity politics is a tendency for people of a specific religion, race, social background etc. to form exclusive political alliances; moving away from traditional broad-based party politics. Although identity politics has been around for several years, it’s become more evident in the past few years. It started out as civil rights movements,…

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Demand scanner satisfaction

By Hilary Beaumont, Copy Editor How do you feel about 3-D “naked” body scanners? Would you feel violated if you were picked for ‘secondary screening’? Would you feel better if given the option of a full-body pat-down instead? Chantal Bernier hasn’t asked you these questions. The assistant federal privacy commissioner did, however, ask them of the…

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