Gabriel Louër


  • Who’s afraid of nuclear power?

    In 2023, the German government announced that it had finalized the process of decommissioning its remaining nuclear reactors. The phase-out is the result of Energiewende, a decades-long strategy spear-headed by Die Grünen, Germany’s Green Party.

  • Don’t bite the hand that feeds you

    Federal Environment Minister Steven Guilbeault caused uproar over the last few weeks after he announced that the “gov- ernment has made the decision to stop in- vesting in new road infrastructure.”

  • The spectre of stagnation

    Across several countries, the subject of retirement has come front and centre in political discussions. Last year, for instance, French President Emmanuel Macron introduced a law raising the retirement age from 62 to 64. As the French so often do, the public met the law with widespread protest.

  • The changing nature of education

    Every year, the University of Winnipeg (U of W) welcomes more than a thousand new students. For students, starting university can signify a new chapter filled with glee. For institutions, these are fresh minds to educate.