Citizen Action Monitor

Ramzy Baroud, too, finds reason for hope as 2010 draws to a close

No 100 Posted by fw, December 31, 2010 Like Rebecca Solnit, Ramzy Baroud, too, finds reason for hope as 2010 draws to a close. In his article, Hope In 2011: … Continue reading

December 31, 2010 · Leave a comment

Rebecca Solnit reminds us of the “Territories of Hope”

No 99, Posted by fw, December 25, 2010   “The world could be much better if more of us were more active on behalf of what we believe in and … Continue reading

December 25, 2010 · Leave a comment

Mirlanda, the Haitian girl with the “extraordinary smile” will capture your heart. Thank you Médecins Sans Frontières

N0 98 Posted by fw, December 24, 2010 Mirlanda, a ten-year old Haitian girl, lost her mother and her leg in January’s earthquake. Her heartbreaking story is beautifully told in … Continue reading

December 24, 2010 · Leave a comment

In rousing speech, 15 year old student warns UK ruling class: “We will fight back!”

No 97 Posted by fw, December 13, 2010 IMPORTANT UPDATE — Sept 21, 2011: THE RODNEY OWEN McCARTHY SPEECH HAS BEEN REPOSTED ON YOU TUBE. See it below. Thank you Bill … Continue reading

December 13, 2010 · Leave a comment

Two Stories: In one, a Canadian weeps for Canada. In the other, celebrities celebrate GREED!

No 96, Posted by fw December 12, 2010 Passages from two sharply contrasting stories juxtaposed in Canada’s online leftist magazine, Rabble.ca, reveal divided ideologies in our nation — progressives vs. neo-conservatives … Continue reading

December 12, 2010 · Leave a comment

The day Harper MP Jeff Watson threatened to throw me out of his constituency office. Part 2/2: Opposing Viewpoint

No 95, Posted by fw and Helga Wintal, December 10, 2010 “People should go where they are not supposed to go, say what they are not supposed to say, and … Continue reading

December 10, 2010 · Leave a comment

The day Harper MP Jeff Watson threatened to throw me out of his constituency office. Part 1/2: The Meeting

No 94 Posted by fw and Helga Wintal, December 10, 2010 “Civil disobedience is not our problem. Our problem is civil obedience.” Howard Zinn from Failure to Quit “I’ll throw … Continue reading

December 10, 2010 · Leave a comment

“The U.N. process . . . it’s getting nowhere . . .” Bill McKibben

No 93 Posted by fw, December 8, 2010 Quotable quotes from Chairman Bill on the U.N. climate change process uttered in sheer exasperation during a Democracy Now video interview on … Continue reading

December 8, 2010 · Leave a comment

“Hamilton 350” protests federal inaction and Senate obstruction on climate change

No 92 Posted by fw, December 6, 2010 Two thumbs way up to the members of the Hamilton 350 Committee who held another information picket on Saturday December 4, 2010 … Continue reading

December 6, 2010 · Leave a comment