Politics and its Discontents: New Enemies, New Misdirections

Last week I wrote a post about the fraught fund-raising later sent out by Conservative Party director of political operations Fred DeLorey. The letter stressed the need to build a substantial war chest because a cabal of leftist media (essentially all of them – media concentration at its worst, eh?) is preventing the regime from ...

Politics and its Discontents: A New Enemy Of The State

When it comes to the media, it is common knowledge that the right-wing sees the CBC as a repository of leftists bent on perverting all that is sacred in Harperland. Hence the ongoing funding cuts, despite the Mother Corp’s repeated efforts at appeasement. What is surprising, however, is the fact that now the broader media ...

OpenMedia.ca: We need a more competitive cell phone market.

With three big telecom companies controlling 92% of the Canadian mobile market, Canadians have been dissatisfied long enough for a separate group, the Commissioner for Complaints for Telecommunications Services, to have been created a few years ago. This lack of choice is unacceptable and harmful for users. Demand more choice, better prices, and more opportunities ...