Mitchell Thompson

Mitchell Thompson

Toronto, Ontario
Mitchell Thompson is a writer with PressProgress, an occasional radio producer and a researcher based in Toronto.
Sep
21
The Truth About Canada’s Involvement in Afghanistan

The Truth About Canada’s Involvement in Afghanistan

2022 marks 21 years since Canada joined the U.S.-led War on Terror, and one year since the last U.S. troops exited Afghanistan.
Aug
18
Understanding Canada’s Counterinsurgent ‘Peacekeeping’

Understanding Canada’s Counterinsurgent ‘Peacekeeping’

Part three in a series examining the complex history of Canadian peacekeeping.
Jul
13
Canada’s Modern Day ‘Peacekeeping’ Is War-making by Another Name

Canada’s Modern Day ‘Peacekeeping’ Is War-making by Another Name

Part two in a series examining the bloody history of Canadian “peacekeeping.”
Jun
30
The Bloody History of Canadian ‘Peacekeeping’

The Bloody History of Canadian ‘Peacekeeping’

Part one of a series examining the history of Canadian “peacekeepers.”
Mar
11
Poverty Wage Plutocrats: A Guide to Canada’s Grocery Chain Oligarchs

Poverty Wage Plutocrats: A Guide to Canada’s Grocery Chain Oligarchs

For workers, the grocery sector means low wages. For Canada’s wealthiest plutocrats, these conditions make the grocery business one of the most lucrative.
Nov
17
Canada’s Wealthy Elites Long Had A Soft Spot For Fascism

Canada’s Wealthy Elites Long Had A Soft Spot For Fascism

The myth of a nation united against fascism and Nazism is shattered by the fact that members of Canada’s ruling class applauded the regimes of Mussolini and Hitler.