Kennedy McKee-Braide

Kennedy (she/her) is currently pursuing a Joint Honours degree in History and Political Science with a Minor in Gender, Sexuality, Feminist and Social Justice Studies. She manages the Tribune’s Opinion, Student Life, and Features sections and is Editor-in-Chief of the McGill Journal of Political Science Print. Her research interests include Soviet history, housing, policing, and social welfare policy, and internet and media studies.

Posts by Kennedy McKee-Braide

Word on the Y: Zoom edition

One year into the pandemic that turned students’ lives upside down, The McGill Tribune’s Student Life team reflects on a tumultuous, yet occasionally triumphant, year.  Holly Wethey; Contributor For the past two semesters, I have been living in my Plateau apartment, watching Montreal go from the orange zone to the[Read More…]

The threat from inside

On Jan. 6, far-right supporters of former United States President Donald Trump stormed the American Capitol Building in an attempted insurrection that killed five. Throughout Trump’s presidency, far-right extremist hate groups proliferated on social media and in public spaces. Political figures, including the president himself, have also depreciated the gravity[Read More…]

Canada needs a high-speed rail system

In November, VIA Rail, the Crown corporation that controls passenger train travel in Canada, unveiled plans for a “high-frequency” train project along its Quebec City—Windsor corridor. Although the project will no doubt make travelling by train more pleasant, it is not a sufficient solution. Canada should avoid quick fixes and[Read More…]

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