The ongoing unrest over the disputed presidential elections in Iran has brought hopes of a positive change for the tense and gloomy Middle-East. Appearances can be deceiving warns The Calgary Herald in a staff Editorial published over the weekend. No matter how the current conflict is resolved, the Calgary Herald argues, Iran will remain a theocracy in which ultimate power rests in the hands of a small number of radical Islamic clerics with a proven track record of vicious antagonism towards Israel and the West.
Mike is the Executive Director of HonestReporting Canada and is responsible for the day-to-day running of the organization, its financial management and project development. A seventeen-year veteran of the Canadian journalism industry, Mike was a former editor-in-chief, reporter, and anchor of various news programs and publications. Mike's focus is on delivering efficiency and professionalism as HRC moves into new technological and geographical spheres. Mike is a human rights expert and a frequent on-air commentator. His work has been published in the Globe and Mail, the National Post, Toronto Star, CBC News and more.