In the Independent, I write about why the mention of China in the manifesto of the New Zealand mosque shooter should serve as an alarm for the way the Asian country is accused of treating its Uighur Muslim minority — when the source of your praise is an alleged mass murderer, it’s clear to see that something has gone disturbingly wrong.
Announced today: I’m the 2019 visiting journalist in forestry at the University of British Columbia. I’ll be there March 4 to March 15.
I write in the Toronto Star about the fall of QuadrigaCX. I first met Gerald Cotten in the summer of 2014. At the time, even he was unaware his nine-month-old startup, QuadrigaCX, would become Canada’s biggest platform for buying and selling cryptocurrency. Now Cotten is dead, and his empire is crumbling. And the guy owes me $2,000.
I write in the Toronto Star how it’s all Donald Trump’s fault. Somehow, all sorts of things these days can be traced back to the U.S. president — Canada’s recent troubles with China included.
I write in the Guardian how, one day, Bitcoin will become big oil, and all who dabble in it will be reborn as enemies of the environmental movement, seen as plunderers of the planet and the bad guys in the fight against climate change – just like oil.