Citizen Action Monitor

“Million Letter March” to U.S. Congress off to an embarrassingly slow start

No 82 Posted by fw, October 28, 2010 “Our government allows and contributes to a great hoax, perpetrated on the public by the moneyed interests, aimed at confusing the public … Continue reading

October 28, 2010 · Leave a comment

Riding the wave of Ontario’s community energy initiatives

81 Posted by fw, October 24, 2010 The UK-based Ecologist magazine is a great source of information for activists of all persuasions. And at $24 for an annual subscription to … Continue reading

October 24, 2010 · Leave a comment

Looking for a creative way to protest the Tar Sands or any other cause? — Try this

No 80 Posted by fw, October 22, 2010 Two thumbs way up for this novel way to imaginatively and effectively communicate a just cause to the public. The operative words are … Continue reading

October 22, 2010 · Leave a comment

McMurtry’s G20 probe: “More smoke and mirrors?”

No 79 Posted by fw, October 21, 2010 Further to the previous post, G20 Summit/MPP Pupatello update: Encouraging development, in the course of our conversation with Marion Fantetti, Ms Pupatello’s … Continue reading

October 21, 2010 · Leave a comment

G20 Summit / MPP Pupatello update: Encouraging development

No 78 Guest post by Helga Wintal with background information by fw, October 19, 2010 Background To put this post in context, it’s a follow-up to two previous posts: Holding … Continue reading

October 19, 2010 · Leave a comment

“Hero for the Green Century”, Hermann Scheer, dies at age 66

No 77 Posted by fw, October 17, 2010 Hermann Scheer, a prominent member of parliament and influential leader in Germany’s renewable energy industry, died on October 15, 2010 at the … Continue reading

October 17, 2010 · Leave a comment

How to communicate climate-change information to the public

No 76 Posted by fw, October 11, 2010 How can pro-environmental change agents design campaigns that will motivate the public to (a) increase their concern about climate change, (b) motivate … Continue reading

October 11, 2010 · Leave a comment

Activists, be prepared to deal with psychological barriers to climate-change action

No 75 Posted by fw, October 10, 2010 “Just as one might puzzle over the collapse of vanished regional civilizations like the Maya of Central America, the Anasazi of North … Continue reading

October 10, 2010 · Leave a comment

What inhibits us from acting on climate change?

No 74 Posted by fw, October 8, 2010 In the introduction to his Yes Magazine article, Why we find it so hard to act against climate change, George Marshall, a UK-based … Continue reading

October 8, 2010 · Leave a comment

Is it time for a Labor Party in the U.S.? And Canada?

No 73 Posted by fw, October 5, 2010 Following up on the previous post, Oct 2, 2010 – Will this be a watershed day for U.S. Progressives? an estimated 175,000 … Continue reading

October 5, 2010 · Leave a comment

Oct 2, 2010 — Will this be a watershed day for U.S. Progressives?

No 72 Posted by fw, October 2, 2010 Hundreds of thousands of activists are expected to be in Washington, DC today, Saturday, October 2 for the massive One Nation Working Together … Continue reading

October 2, 2010 · Leave a comment