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Forum Headlines | Week in Review

Forum Headlines | Week in Review

Top international news stories of the week | April 5 – 9, 2021

Forum Headlines | U.S. Resumes Sending Aid to Palestinians

Forum Headlines | U.S. Resumes Sending Aid to Palestinians

Sheldon Neil speaks with Kevin Gaines, Senior Fellow at the Miller Center, about reaction to President Biden’s funding announcement.

Forum Headlines | Washington State Prioritizes Multigenerational Homes for Vaccination

Forum Headlines | Washington State Prioritizes Multigenerational Homes for Vaccination

Sheldon Neil speaks with Dr. Avis Jones-DeWeever, political commentator, on how vaccinating multigenerational homes supports people of colour.

Forum Headlines | Tensions Rise in Turkey

Forum Headlines | Tensions Rise in Turkey

Sheldon Neil speaks with Balkan Devlen, Senior Fellow at the Macdonald-Laurier Institute, on a sharp divide over new waterways within Turkey’s establishment.

Forum Headlines | Healthcare in Crisis: by Mistake or Design?

Forum Headlines | Healthcare in Crisis: by Mistake or Design?

Sheldon Neil speaks with Shawn Whatley, MD and Author, on the structure of healthcare in Canada.

Forum Headlines | Week in Review

Forum Headlines | Week in Review

Top international news stories of the week | March 29 – April 2, 2021

Forum Headlines | Biden Administration Proposes New Infrastructure Plan

Forum Headlines | Biden Administration Proposes New Infrastructure Plan

Sheldon Neil speaks with Kevin Gaines, Senior Fellow at the Miller Center, on the significance of the $2.3T plan.

Forum Headlines | Legal Challenges Filed to Georgia State’s Election Changes

Forum Headlines | Legal Challenges Filed to Georgia State’s Election Changes

Sheldon Neil speaks with Dr. Avis Jones-DeWeever, Political Commentator, on the tensions over voting rights.

Forum Headlines | U.S. Asks U.N. Security Council for Humanitarian Access into Syria

Forum Headlines | U.S. Asks U.N. Security Council for Humanitarian Access into Syria

Sheldon Neil speaks with Balkan Devlen, Senior Fellow at the Macdonald-Laurier Institute, on the international dispute over Syrian aid.

Forum Headlines | ‘Ever Given’ Freed in Suez Canal

Forum Headlines | ‘Ever Given’ Freed in Suez Canal

Sheldon Neil speaks with Nathaniel Dueck, Senior Writer and Analyst at the News Forum, on the impact of the Suez Canal blockage.

Forum Headlines | Week in Review

Forum Headlines | Week in Review

Top international news stories of the week | March 22 – 26, 2021

Forum Headlines | What International Developments is The News Forum Paying Attention To?

Forum Headlines | What International Developments is The News Forum Paying Attention To?

Sheldon is joined by Nathaniel Dueck, Senior Writer / Analyst here at The News Forum, to discuss the international issues that have our attention.

Forum Headlines | U.S. Faces Mass Migration Along Southern Border

Forum Headlines | U.S. Faces Mass Migration Along Southern Border

Sheldon Neil speaks with Kevin Gaines, Senior Fellow at the Miller Center, on large-scale migration into U.S.

Forum Headlines | Illinois City Offers Reparations to Black Residents

Forum Headlines | Illinois City Offers Reparations to Black Residents

Sheldon Neil speaks with Dr. Avis Jones-DeWeever, Political Commentator, on discrimination and slavery reparations in Evanston, Illinois.

Forum Headlines | Turkey Withdraws From International Treaty Protecting Women’s Rights

Forum Headlines | Turkey Withdraws From International Treaty Protecting Women’s Rights

Sheldon Neil speaks with Balkan Devlen, Senior Fellow at the Macdonald-Laurier Institute on Turkey’s withdrawal from the Istanbul Convention.

Forum Headlines | Long-Term Care Home Trauma

Forum Headlines | Long-Term Care Home Trauma

Sheldon is joined by Dr. Shawn Whately to discuss the mental health impact on frontline workers caring for the elderly in nursing homes.

Forum Headlines | Week in Review

Forum Headlines | Week in Review

Top international news stories of the week | March 15 – 19, 2021

Forum Headlines | Discussing the Facts About Canadian Healthcare and COVID-19

Forum Headlines | Discussing the Facts About Canadian Healthcare and COVID-19

Sheldon speaks with Dr. Shawn Whatley about COVID-19 and Canada’s failing healthcare system.

Forum Headlines | Addressing Inequality in TV and Film Could Raise $10B

Forum Headlines | Addressing Inequality in TV and Film Could Raise $10B

Sheldon Neil speaks with Kevin Gaines, Senior Fellow at the Miller Center on inequality on sets across the United States.

Forum Headlines | Greek Government Faces Tough Choices

Forum Headlines | Greek Government Faces Tough Choices

The Greek government faces data calling for stricter lockdown measures and a public that is tired of COVID-19 restrictions, Uber grants workers’ benefits to drivers in the U.K., and the Irish government warns against gathering on St. Patrick’s Day.

Forum Headlines | A Decade of Conflict in Syria

Forum Headlines | A Decade of Conflict in Syria

Sheldon Neil speaks with Balkan Devlen, Senior Fellow at Macdonald-Laurier Institute on the ongoing conflict in Syria.

Forum Headlines | The Pressure Points in Chinese and U.S. Relations

Forum Headlines | The Pressure Points in Chinese and U.S. Relations

Sheldon is joined by Dr. Charles Burton to discuss Sino-American geopolitics, and at which fault lines conflict is emerging.

Forum Headlines | Week in Review

Forum Headlines | Week in Review

Top international headlines of the week | March 7 – 12, 2021

Forum Headlines | Interview on a Space Hotel

Forum Headlines | Interview on a Space Hotel

Sheldon Neil speaks with Almog Yalinewich with the Canadian Institute for Theoretical Astrophysics on a proposed space hotel.

Forum Headlines | Interview on Dr. Seuss and Racism

Forum Headlines | Interview on Dr. Seuss and Racism

Sheldon Neil speaks with Dr. Avis Jones-DeWeever on Dr. Seuss, racism, and cancel culture.

Forum Headlines | Senegal Opposition Leader Freed

Forum Headlines | Senegal Opposition Leader Freed

Senegal’s opposition leader is set free after being detained on rape allegations, Nigerian states are set to rollout the COVID-19 vaccinations, and the International Criminal Court orders record compensation to victims of a Congolese warlord.

Forum Headlines | Women’s Employment in Israel Suffers Most in Pandemic

Forum Headlines | Women’s Employment in Israel Suffers Most in Pandemic

Women’s employment in Israel suffers most in pandemic, Kuwait’s roads go into gridlock ahead of COVID-19 curfew, and Oman aims to vaccinate 60 percent of its people by the end of 2021.

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Forum Headlines – Week in Review

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Forum Headlines – 03.05.21

Significant security measures have been implemented in Iraq as the Pope begins his visit to the country, ISIS is using the pandemic to recruit children online, and a probe by the International Criminal Court may target senior Israeli leadership.

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Forum Headlines – 03.04.21

Dr. Kevin Gaines, Faculty Senior Fellow at the Miller Center, provides insight into the visit and context of Pope Francis’ visit to Iraq

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Forum Headlines – 03.03.21

Dr. Avis DeWeever provides insight into how opening Texas and Mississippi impacts minorities

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Forum Headlines – 03.02.21

A million hospital appointments have been cancelled since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, the European Union is set to propose a ‘green pass’ vaccine certificate this month, and under ten British COVID-19 patients over the age of 80 are being sent to the ICU daily

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Forum Headlines – Indonesia Calls for Restraint in Myanmar

Indonesia’s government urges Myanmar’s security forces to exercise restraint against protestors, Australia is set to rollout the AstraZeneca vaccine in. on March 8th, and New Zealand’s prime minister warns the public that COVID-19 kills.

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Sheldon Neil

Sheldon Neil is a leading communicator, author, and television host. Born in Canada’s capital city, Ottawa, his noted passion is addressing issues facing everyday Canadians today.

Sheldon has worked behind and in front of the camera with noted media outlets such as CBC and Bell Media, as a reporter, producer and TV host. Sheldon Neil also created, hosted and served as executive producer of his own TV program: Outside the Box, with Sheldon Neil, reaching 6.8 million homes across Canada.