Citizen Action Monitor

Feeling swamped by COVID-19 information? Conversations with three experts yield eight key points

There’s a lot of information about how to protect yourself, but not much about how and why the body responds to the coronavirus. No 2606 Posted by fw, March 25, … Continue reading

March 25, 2020

COVID-19 — Headlines alone from just one source convey the scope, depth and dread of this ticking timebomb

News Today, March 23, 2020, from the World Socialist Web Site, is alarming. No 2605 Posted by fw, March 23, 2020 — World Socialist Website — News Today — 23 … Continue reading

March 23, 2020

What it’s like to have COVID-19 – A Seattle woman shares her experience, and the lessons learned

Christy Karras tested positive in early March and is now fully recovered – “You will most likely be fine if you get this.” No 2604 Posted by fw, March 22, … Continue reading

March 22, 2020

And now for something completely different – A map for that pandemic weekend getaway

Scroll down for a dark humor break — No 2603 Posted by fw, March 22, 2020                       PANDEMIC TRAVEL IDEAS

March 22, 2020

2.2 million in US could die from COVID-19 without benefit of drastic action, says alarming scientific report

Parallels drawn to 1918 flu outbreak that killed 675,000 in the US and tens of million worldwide No 2602 Posted by fw, March 18, 2020 “An alarming [20-page] scientific report … Continue reading

March 18, 2020

CBC correspondent’s report on Biden’s win in Michigan creates misleading impression of US electoral politics

Paul Hunter’s fleeting 2:45-minute video narrative from Michigan suffers in comparison with detailed informative accounts by other commentators. No 2601 Posted by fw, March 14, 2020 Paul Hunter’s Opening Observation … Continue reading

March 14, 2020

Democratic Party, that other right-wing party of Wall Street and the military, rallies around Biden

It’s the Democratic Party, not just Biden, that are on the verge of political and mental senility. No 2600 Posted by fw, March 9, 2020 “The campaign of Vermont Senator … Continue reading

March 9, 2020

“Heyyy America! Listen up! Are you really going to do this Joe Biden thing?”

“You will not beat Donald Trump by telling them they’re imagining symptoms of dementia that are clearly and unquestionably there.” No 2599 Posted by fw, March 9, 2020 “Ummmm… so, … Continue reading

March 9, 2020

BREAKING — Overwhelming video evidence of Joe Biden’s dementia symptoms

Biden’s defenders are aggressively attributing Joe’s speaking gaffs to a “speech impediment”. No 2598 Posted by fw, March 6, 2020 “It’s very bizarre and dissonant how there are currently two … Continue reading

March 6, 2020

“Super Tuesday” a huge setback for Bernie’s attempt to promote Dem Party as agent for social reform

Based on his Super Tuesday’s comeback, and “flood of campaign cash,” will Biden go on to victory as the Party’s “right-wing” Trump-slayer? No 2597 Posted by fw, March 6, 2020 … Continue reading

March 6, 2020

Ontario NDP votes in favour of anti-freedom of expression Bill 168

The vote is “a serious betrayal of the party’s commitments toward human rights and progressive values in Ontario,” says IJV Canada. No 2596 Posted by fw, March 2, 2020 “Independent … Continue reading

March 2, 2020

Humanity has become “a mindless, energy-hungry, CO2-emitting Superorganism,” says Dr. Nate Hagens

To avoid facing the consequences of global growth constraints, we’re now pursuing economic growth in increasingly risky, unsustainable ways. No 2595 Posted by fw, March 1, 2020 To access links … Continue reading

March 1, 2020

Scene of Israeli barbarity captured on video – Israeli bulldozer drags dead body of Palestinian man in Gaza

Human rights groups demand Israel investigate the incident, which will likely be ignored and go unpunished. No 2594 Posted by fw, February 27, 2020 “Human rights advocates expressed outrage and … Continue reading

February 27, 2020

Demonizers of “democratic socialism” wilfully ignore taxpayer-funded “corporate socialism” assets

Ralph Nader offers suggestions for Bernie to use in the “democratic socialism” vs. “corporate socialism” clash. No 2593 Posted by fw, February 24, 2020 “Crooked Donald Trump, the erstwhile failed … Continue reading

February 24, 2020

How the large-scale cultivation of untruth and irrationality work as a political program to destroy democracies

There is a striking parallel between the collapse of democracy in Germany’s Weimar Republic and what’s happening right now in Trump’s America. No 2592 Posted by fw, February 23, 2020 … Continue reading

February 23, 2020

A stunning musical meditation on the silent war on trees (VIDEO)

“Epidemic attacks are causing forests to decline around the world,” declares activist Gail Zawacki No 2591 Posted by fw, February 21, 2020 — “Ozone is invisible but highly toxic air … Continue reading

February 21, 2020

In Trump’s America – Clever song marks the election of Trump as the day American democracy died

Watch the animated Founding Fathers in a rousing rendition of “The Day America Died”. No 2590 Posted by fw, February 20, 2020  — The Day America Died A long, long … Continue reading

February 20, 2020

Act now to stop Ontario Conservative MPP’s bill to brand criticism of Israel as antisemitic

Call or email your Ontario MPP today to voice your opposition to MPP Will Bouma’s bill to re-define antisemitism. No 2589 Posted by fw, February 17, 2020 CONTACT YOUR ONTARIO … Continue reading

February 17, 2020

In Trump’s America – Senate Republicans refuse to back workers’ pension protection bill

Futures of 1.3 million workers and retirees hang in the balance with many facing retirement in fear. No 2588 Posted by fw, February 16, 2020 “Glen Heck spent 28 years … Continue reading

February 16, 2020