About Stephen Chartrand

Stephen Chartrand is a third year political science major, hopeful journalist and author. He started out as Specialty News editor for the Brock Press last year and is currently the editor of External News. Stephen is a regular political junkie whose interests span everything from municipal politics in Niagara to geopolitics and political theory. An avid reader, writer and activist, Stephen is also working on a book of political theory he hopes to publish shortly after he finishes his studies at Brock University.
Vladimir Putin meeting with Ayatollah Khamenei “Supreme Leader of Iran” 

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Russia and Iran seek to aid Assad regime

Will the added forces be enough to keep the Assad regime alive? Over the last 10 years, hundreds of Iranian soldiers have moved into Syria to bolster the Assad regime and Hezbollah fighters from sout...

Why bother with charity?

If you think as I do that the act of giving to those in need is a moral duty, that we give and volunteer our time for its own sake, I wonder if you feel a similar pang of discontent when people use t...