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49th Parallel Forum

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Full contact debate on issues of the day featuring views from Canada and the USA! Combatants: Jon Hansen (CAN) & Jim Bouchard (USA). Referee: Alex Armstrong.

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After September 11, 2001, Harold Finch built a computer system for the government that uses information gleaned from omnipresent surveillance to predict future terrorist attacks. However, Finch discovered that the computer... more

One of the most troubling aspects of the gun debate in America is the amount of misinformation and half-truths being offered by people on both sides of this contentious issue. Two of the greatest offenders in this regard are CNN's Piers... more

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Should Marijuana be legalized, available only for medical use, or remain an illegal substance? What are the pros and cons? What do we stand to lose or gain as a society? How will our children be impacted? The debate rages on....Our... more

A full-contact debate featuring experts on both sides of this contentious issue. Is it EVER appropriate to respond with violence when you're the target of a bully? Does a violent response stop the bully- or simply escalate the violence? If you... more

The details surrounding Operation Ajax came to light, when for the first time in history and, at the prompting of British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, the United States openly overthrew a democratically elected government in Iran... more

Have North Americans all become a bunch of whining, politically correct simpering wimps? Have we emasculated our cultures? Should we all just go out and buy a dress? Jon Hansen (CANADA) and Jim Bouchard (USA) go toe to toe on this... more
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