The Sixth Estate: Daily Reading for Thursday

News picks for May 24, 2012.   Backbench MP opposes government — for a couple of hours — The Honourable Member for Kootenay-Columbia, David Wilks, earned his honorific by publicly stating that parts of the Harper regime omnibus budget bill were wrong and should be thrown out, even at the risk of bringing down the ...

The Sixth Estate: Daily Reading for May 23, 2012

News picks for Wednesday, May 23, 2012.   Conservatives ask for dismissal of robocall court cases — This is hardly surprising news. What is interesting are that the Conservatives are simultaneously arguing that (a) there is no actual evidence of vote fraud, and (b) that the court cases must be thrown out because the lawsuits ...