Emma Jacobs

Recent Stories


France has its own version of #OscarsSoWhite

France has its own issues with a lack of diversity in films and movie awards. But those who are trying to compile statistics on racial and ethnic representation in France face another problem. It's taboo to even collect those kinds of numbers in France.

Global Politics

Proposed travel ban poses difficult questions for Syrians in Canada

Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper is campaigning for re-election this fall, in part on his aggressive counter-terror agenda. Recently, he promised that if re-elected, he'll make it a crime to travel to certain areas controlled by terrorists – with exceptions for people with “legitimate reasons,” such as journalists and aid workers.