Citizen Action Monitor

The old wars are over. Welcome to Biden’s new wars

Biden begins his first address to the UN General Assemble with a lie: “…the U.S. is not at war.” — No 2779 by fw, September 22, 2021 — “Joe Biden, … Continue reading

September 22, 2021

Richard Heinberg explores the flawed thinking behind proposed solutions to climate change

He explains why real climate progress will require large numbers of people in wealthy countries to forgo forms of power they currently enjoy. — No 2778 by fw, September 17, … Continue reading

September 17, 2021

“They’re always telling us never to forget 9/11…

… but somehow they never want us to remember our corrosive and savagely carcinogenic domestic and foreign policies…” Mr. Fish — No 2777 by fw, September 12, 2021— Never Forget … Continue reading

September 12, 2021

With stirring words, Patrick Lawrence lifts the curtain on the tragic decline of American democracy

The American people can ignore the call for action, but to their great cost, says Lawrence. — No 2776 by fw, September 8, 2021 — “The generation of ’68, les … Continue reading

September 8, 2021

Climate change poses huge risks for humanity and our planet; ironically, we are part of the problem

There are no direct ways of solving climate change given the rise of a gluttonous human superorganism  expecting simple goals aligned with economic growth. — No 2775 by fw, September … Continue reading

September 6, 2021

Most of us don’t know what we don’t know. This is humanity’s climate predicament

Can Rob Mielcarski, schooled in the laws of thermodynamics and other physics stuff, help us to open our minds to what we don’t know? No 2774 by fw, September 4, … Continue reading

September 4, 2021

Humanity is on a “death march to extinction” warn authors of new book, “Bright Green Lies”

The mainstream environmental movement has been telling us “lies and fantasies” about how to solve the climate crisis — No 2773 by fw, August 30, 2021— In today’s repost, Chris … Continue reading

August 30, 2021

Eradication of the virus on a global scale is humanity’s only viable strategy to combat COVID-19

The key elements of containing and ultimately eradicating the pandemic are: universal testing, contact tracing, safe isolation of infected patients, strict travel restrictions, and shutdown of all schools and nonessential … Continue reading

August 22, 2021

Oxford University study offers more proof that combatting Delta variant cannot rely solely on vaccinations

If vaccinated people can still spread COVID-19, high immunization levels will not stop the virus, dashing hopes for herd immunity. — No 2771 by fw, August 20, 2021 — “A … Continue reading

August 20, 2021

Why is it that what we think we know for sure just ain’t so? Nate Hagens explains

We engage mostly in common talk that just doesn’t capture the entangled reality of our modern complex societies. — No 2770 by fw, August 19, 2021 — “Our minds deal … Continue reading

August 19, 2021

The Delta variant is a “Frankenstein”, not one we can learn to live with, because it’s constantly evolving

Delta “is almost like a whole new COVID virus,” its “multiple spike protein mutations allow it to enter the body’s cells with greater ease and evade the body’s immune system.” … Continue reading

August 18, 2021

US historian struggles to account for Donald Trump’s unprecedented impact on his party and the country

He concludes that it’s changes in America that have changed the nation’s politics and history, making possible the creation of a lying, grifting Trump. — No 2768 by fw, August … Continue reading

August 17, 2021

CONTEMPLATING HUMAN EXTINCTION! — COVID-19 pandemic’s worst case scenario

Will humans heed or ignore the call for a precautionary approach to worldwide travel? Continue reading… No 2767 by fw, August 16, 2021 — “The vaccine requirement for entry into … Continue reading

August 16, 2021

Government and corporate elites get away with “reckless homicide” – They’re “Above the Law”

Ralph Nader cites evidence of escape from criminal prosecution by the likes of Trump, George W. Bush, Florida Governor DeSantis, Texas Governor Abbot, Purdue Pharma and Sackler Family, and Boeing. … Continue reading

August 14, 2021

MUST READ! — “To Save Ourselves, We’ll Need This Very Different Economy” asserts William Rees

We’re in “ecological overshoot” — Way too many people are using way too much energy and material resources and dumping too much waste. — No 2765 by fw, August 11, … Continue reading

August 11, 2021

Energy expert Richard Heinberg answers 13 questions about renewable energy asked by 15-year-old student

You might be surprised by some of his answers: Here’s a chance to test your own understanding of renewable energy. — No 2764 by fw, August 9, 2021  Here’s a … Continue reading

August 9, 2021

COVID-19 vaccines are not proving to be as effective as expected: Gail Tverberg explains why

“Current vaccines have been badly oversold. They can be expected to make the mutation problem worse, and they don’t stop the spread of variants.” — No 2763 by fw, August … Continue reading

August 6, 2021

Accounts of fascist homicidal violence presented at Hearing of House Select Committee on January 6 riot

No display of seriousness and passion from Committee’s Democrats, while Republicans exhibited fascist tendencies for their Fuhrer. — No 2762 by fw, July 30, 2021 — Here is my summary of … Continue reading

July 30, 2021

U.S. (likely) headed for “Violent Future”, concludes respected author, Richard Heinberg

Heinberg bases his diagnosis on evidence from past and current academic studies and recent events that heighten fear of coming “civil violence” No 2761 by fw, July 29, 2021 “A … Continue reading

July 29, 2021