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Andrew Mitrovica

Andrew Mitrovica is an award-winning investigative reporter and journalism instructor. He writes for a variety of Canadian news organisations and publications, including The Globe and Mail, where he was a member of the national newspaper's investigative unit.

Syria's Civil War

America's addiction to war

War brings supposedly disparate parts of the US together to rally around the flag, yellow ribbons and even Donald Trump.

Donald Trump

The deep state now works for the 'good guys'

US progressives are clinging on to false heroes like the FBI and CIA in their existential battle to dethrone Trump.

Privacy & Surveillance

The futility of secrets in the age of technology

The latest CIA leak proves that state actors no longer get to decide who can be privy to information stamped 'secret'.

Islamophobia

Warning: Canada is not what you think it is

If you assume Canada is a welcoming haven from the bile and divisiveness in the age of Trump, you may be mistaken.

Environment

Canada was first to try to muzzle scientists and fail

Facts and science might be in danger but judging by the Canadian experience, there will be many who will resist.

US & Canada

America was a 'stan' long before Trump

Paul Krugman et al conveniently forget that corruption, cronyism and contempt for the rule of law long predated Trump.

Politics

Another incurable, ugly disease: Far-right populism

The year 2016 has been scarred by a persistent contagion - the resurgence of far-right populism.

Media

Mainstream media fashioned post-truth, not Trump

If Trump has engineered a "post-truth" world, he didn't do this alone or first - he had help from the media.

Edward Snowden

Will Putin expend Snowden for Trump?

With Trump's presidency, Edward Snowden may be compelled to leave Russia the way he entered it.

Canada

Journalism under surveillance in Canada

Canada might have a strong tradition of free press, but that has not stopped Canadian police spying on journalists.

Politics

Canada's Willy Wonka

Sooner or later Canadians' appetite for Justin Trudeau's charming act will fade - whether he knows it or not.

Politics

US elections: What the polls won't tell us

The media's obsessive preoccupation with polls is a ritual that propels the laughable coverage of US elections.