Citizen Action Monitor

1801-2000

This is a list, in chronological order, of posts 1801 to 2000.  Just click on the title to go to the post.

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1801  10/17/16 Breakdown in U.S.- Russia relations far worse than a new Cold War, says U.S. expert
1802  10/18/16 Team Trudeau can’t get the math right on greenhouse gas emissions, says UBC prof
1803  10/19/16 Team Trudeau resorts to bullying Wallonia region in Belgium to sign CETA, opposed by millions
1804  10/20/16 The causes of the 2008 crisis remain unresolved, any future downturn will be much worse
1805  10/21/16 Pro-Palestinian student groups silence pro-Israel bullies on four major US campuses
1806  10/22/16 Arrogant Minister Freeland misses the point — CETA is way out-of-step with public opinion
1807  10/22/16 Liberals, masters of the façade, deliver the goods at breakneck speed to the Bay Street boys
1808  10/23/16 Ten Canadian academics urge Wallonia not to succumb to our politicians’ “scare tactics”
1809  10/25/16 Israel and Palestine have crossed a point of no return, suggest Tariq Ali and Norman Finkelstein – Part 1
1810  10/26/16 Israel and Palestine have crossed a point of no return, suggest Tariq Ali and Norman Finkelstein – Part 2
1811  10/27/16 Israel and Palestine have crossed a point of no return, suggest Tariq Ali and Norman Finkelstein – Part 3 of 3
1812  11/03/16 Deep foreboding: Israel and its enablers successfully blunt even the mildest criticism of abuse of Palestinians
1813  11/05/16 Revisiting a 2015 failed attempt by European leaders to hold Israel accountable for occupation violations
1814  11/06/16 Green Party: Deep divide exposed as opposing factions face off on Facebook over BDS policy
1815  11/07/16 Trudeau’s ‘new’ approach to Israel same old tired clichés about “two-state solution, just and lasting peace”
1816  11/08/16 Osgoode Hall law prof blasts Team Trudeau for rigging procedures to ram CETA through parliament
1817  11/09/16 More Liberal duplicity – Plans to privatize public infrastructure will disproportionately benefit corporate elites
1818  11/10/16 Another broken promise? Trudeau was all for a ban on oil tankers on BC’s North Coast, until he wasn’t
1819  11/11/16 With Trump, “The American Dream” becomes America’s worst nightmare
1820  11/11/16 With Trump, brace yourselves for some serious economic changes in America
1821  11/11/16 With Trump, you get more harm inflicted on global cooperation around climate than any prior president
1822  11/12/16 With Trump, you get “the naked fist of a very frightening police state come down upon us,” warns Chris Hedges
1823  11/13/16 Democratic Party and media wrongly attribute loss to ignorance, racism, sexism of “white working class”
1824  11/14/16 With Trump, Americans get a fascist dictatorship with the most right-wing presidential agenda in history
1825  11/15/16 1300+ researchers send Trudeau letter criticizing flawed review process on energy projects
1826  11/17/16 “It’s morally irresponsible to argue that Canada has no significant responsibility in relation to climate change.”
1827  11/18/16 Green Party’s BDS compromise: advocate economic pressure on Israel, while not endorsing BDS movement
1828  11/20/16 “The Great CETA Swindle” — Now playing in Ottawa
1829  11/21/16 “The chances of staying to 1.5°C are somewhere between incredibly low and zero” – prof. Kevin Anderson
1830  11/21/16 At COP22, Canada’s Environment Minister, Catherine McKenna, gives Youth Delegation the brush off
1831  11/22/16 “We have retreated into a simplified and often completely fake version of the world” VIDEO
1832  11/23/16 CJPME applauds Liberal’s restoration of humanitarian aid for Palestinian refugees
1833  11/24/16 Author, political activist, Yves Engler reviews recent Liberal actions that reinforce Israel’s oppression of Palestinians
1834  11/28/16 Trudeau flunks review of promises made to First Nations, says Mi’kmaw lawyer
1835  11/30/16 Wake up Canada: Trudeau’s Infrastructure Bank will be a “long run theft of public dollars”, says U Waterloo prof
1836  12/01/16 Premier Wynne and other anti-BDSers cleverly lampooned to music of West Side Story with updated lyrics
1837  12/02/16 Trudeau’s cutesy tweets, photo-ops, and smiles won’t stem the outrage headed his way
1838  12/03/16 Big business, corporate media laud Trudeau for defying public opinion over pipeline approval
1839  12/04/16 Facing planet-wrecking 5.9 degrees Celsius global warming by 2100, Trudeau approves Kinder Morgan
1840  12/06/16 Green Party of Canada backs new resolution, swiftly denounced by Canada’s pro-Israel lobby
1841  12/06/16 My reply to Hedy Fry, federal Liberal MP for Vancouver Centre, re: Stop Kinder Morgan campaign
1842  12/07/16 There is a “trust deficit” that blocks communication about the danger of climate change
1843  12/08/16 Israeli citizens call on Ontario Legislature members “to vote against this patently anti-democratic Motion”
1844  12/06/16 Green Party’s new resolution targeting Israel not perfect, but is meaningful and showed weakness of Israel lobby
1845  12/13/16 Meet Gramma Tina and the Nanas, a UK anti-fracking group of moms rising up in resistance
1846  12/14/16 CETA: Hundreds of Civil society groups in Canada and Europe issue loud clear call for rejection
1847  12/16/16 Corporate globalization has crushed democratic choice, says George Monbiot
1848  12/17/16 Jobs in Canada on “a slow but steady deterioration” according to recent bank report
1849  12/18/16 We have just 5.2 years to limit warming to 1.5°C with 66% probability of success, says US prof
1850  12/20/16 Canada’s parliamentary system “is totally unsuited to deal with a large controversy”
1851  12/21/16 New court challenge to Trudeau’s cabinet approval of Trans Mountain pipeline
1852  12/22/16 Celebrity culture: harmless fun or corporate mind control?
1853  12/23/16 Capitalism is already almost dead, the end is inevitable and fast approaching, says economic sociologist
1854  12/24/16 Fraud has become the new norm in society
1855  12/25/16 President-elect Trump is purposefully planning to lead the world into a fatally overheated future
1856  12/26/16 “Democracy cannot work as it is meant to; human nature does not allow it.”
1857  12/27/16 Current political, economic, social systems have failed us – Is revitalization of the commons a possible solution?
1858  12/28/16 With his KM pipeline approval, Trudeau has said “screw you” to millennials who brought him to office
1859  12/30/16 Courageous Israeli Jew, Shirly Bahar, on why she supports boycott of Israeli academic institutions
1860  12/31/16 What’s behind the unproven US allegations of Russian hacking?
1861  01/02/17 Even with emission cuts, increasing CO2 concentrations will shatter 450ppm warning limit by early 2030s
1862  01/03/17 Introduction to the Waterloo Region Cohousing Ecovillage — for folks seeking sustainable community living
1863  01/07/17 “Kill them all.” Public outcry over guilty verdict for Israeli soldier paves way for more genocide of Palestinians
1864  01/08/17 How the fossil fuel industry became the bedrock of a capitalist system that is now an existential threat
1865  01/09/17 The ghastly reality of America
1866  01/10/17 Ghastly reality of America – Peace activists arrested for feeding Tampa’s homeless in public park
1867  01/11/17 America’s ruling class out to sabotage Trump’s inauguration, alleges former US government official
1868  01/13/17 Can a free online news literacy course teach citizens how to critically consume information?
1869  01/14/17 Hard-hitting undercover video exposes UK Labour politician’s false anti-Semitism allegations
1870  01/15/17 Warning signs of financial crisis ahead as Canadian household debt reaches record high levels
1871  01/16/17 How Western banks are seriously undermining democracy and rule of law – Evidence confirms our worst fears
1872  01/17/17 Climate change promises are in shreds as apathy, duplicity and greed hold sway
1873  01/19/17 Are Trudeau and Trump on a collision course over Russia and China?
1874  01/22/17 America’s new “Liar in Chief” begins his presidency with a couple of whoppers
1875  01/23/17 Women storm Washington: Protest March three times size of Trump’s inaugural gathering
1876  01/24/17 Anti-Trump exhortations from the magnificent Women’s March on Washington stir a nation to action
1877  01/25/17 Unbelievably, Trudeau gives two thumbs way up to Trump’s KXL approval
1878  01/26/17 Trump ignores seething public outrage, puts profits of fossil fuel industry ahead of our planet’s future
1879  01/27/17 Can a network of “rebel cities” in the US stand up to Trump?
1880  01/28/17 “Our democracies are broken, debased and distrusted,” says George Monbiot
1881  01/29/17 Emotional manipulation, distortion and lies have replaced reason in public discussion — How come?
1882  01/30/17 A tweet about America’s duplicitous Liar-in-Chief stirs remembrance of things past for Rob Hopkins
1883  01/31/17 Apocalyptic threat of climate change — Is it game over for the planet?
1884  02/01/17 High cost of Wind and Solar energy is a deal killer, says Gail Tverberg
1885  02/02/17 The Trump Gang, hijacking democratic checks and balances, is a runaway train racing toward a cliff
1886  02/03/17 Elizabeth May’s criticism of Trudeau on electoral reform and refugees amounts to “do as I say, not as I do”
1887  02/07/17 Alberta teacher petitions Canada’s Parliament to bar Trump from entering Canada
1888  02/08/17 World’s economic systems evolved to serve selfish needs of 1%, not ‘real’ needs of ordinary people
1889  02/09/17 Veil lifted on how a dark money network of US/UK corporate donors is corrupting democratic processes
1890  02/10/17 “Global warming a Chinese hoax,” tweeted America’s Denier-in-Chief
1891  02/11/17 Petition demanding Trudeau honour electoral reform promise crashes government website multiple times
1892  02/13/17 “Donald Trump’s a fucking idiot. If he’s going to believe that our voices are going to be silent…”
1893  02/14/17 “How is it possible that a nation of people felt OK with electing a self-confessed sexual assaulter?”
1894  02/16/17 Liberal gov’s pro-Israeli bias way out of touch with public’s views, according to latest poll results
1895  02/17/17 CETA deal signed but not yet sealed and delivered
1896  02/20/17 Canadian mining company invokes CETA provision to sue Romanians, demanding payment for lost profits
1897  02/21/17 Dimitri Lascaris discusses implications of new survey findings of growing Canadian support for Palestinians
1898  02/22/17 Survey says Canadians reject “criticism of Israel is anti-Semitic”, but will we now say negative things about Israel?
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