Max Binks-Collier is a writer and Master of Journalism student at Ryerson University. He has a bachelor’s degree in History and English Literature from McGill University. His research interests include the legislative and bureaucratic mechanisms that uphold government secrecy, the formation of dogmatic belief systems, the dissemination of propaganda on social media, the relationship between large-scale data analysis and political authoritarianism, and how media framing of Indigenous issues affects reconciliation in Canada. He has edited for Graphite Publications and Historical Discourses and was a staff writer for 24OurMusic and The McGill Daily. A variety of outlets have published his narrative journalism, poetry, essays, academic work, artistic criticism, and fiction.