Citizen Action Monitor

Economics Prof Richard Wolff: Debt showdown is “Political Theater” — WOW! interview

No 234 Posted by fw, July 28, 2011 “This is theater. This is political theater in which the two parties are posturing for the election coming next year, using this … Continue reading

July 28, 2011 · Leave a comment

AL’S BACK! — Kicks off new climate campaign with 24-hr live-streamed event Sat Sept 14

No 233 Posted by fw, July 28, 2011 If you don’t know who Al is then you haven’t been paying attention to the climate change debate, either as a concerned … Continue reading

July 28, 2011 · Leave a comment

“There’s a North American strategy to take away the right to mass protest.” Michael Ratner

No 232 Posted by fw, July 27, 2011 “We use the word – in the US we call it “it chills your rights” — because it’s basically sending a message … Continue reading

July 27, 2011 · Leave a comment

New research strengthens evidence that Windsor’s climate action plan is “too simplistic”

No 231 Posted by fw, July 27, 2011 About a year ago I posted a piece titled, Windsor’s climate action plan: too little, too late? In that post, my partner, Helga WIntal, wrote … Continue reading

July 27, 2011 · Leave a comment

It’s a “fake debt crisis,” says Executive Director of economic think tank

No 230 Posted by fw, July 26, 2011 “Given that we’re on The Real News Network, we should talk about the fake debt crisis first, right? I don’t think that … Continue reading

July 26, 2011 · Leave a comment

Prof Michael Hudson: Phony debt crisis lets Obama back GOP’s pro-rich plan

No 229 Posed by fw, July 26, 2011 “Obama really believes in trickle-down economics. He believes that Wall Street are job creators, not downsizers and outsourcers and foreclosures. That’s the … Continue reading

July 26, 2011 · Leave a comment

“All power is inherent in the people.” Community enacts this provision and more in Ordinance.

No 228 Posted by fw, July 25, 2011 How would you like to live in a community that enacts an enforceable Bill of Rights that includes the following protections? — … Continue reading

July 25, 2011 · Leave a comment

Fox News ridicules climate science

No 227 Posted by fw, July 24, 2011 For the life of me I can’t quite figure out why Media Matters bothers. Let’s face it, short of a mass boycott … Continue reading

July 24, 2011 · Leave a comment

Stunning video launches Catalytic Clothing venture, which claims to “clean the air we breathe”

No 226 Posted by fw, July 21, 2011 As part of a dynamic launch campaign for Catalytic Clothing, which its inventors claim to “clean the air we breathe”, an exclusive … Continue reading

July 21, 2011 · Leave a comment

Bearing witness to Israel’s latest lawless atrocities against Palestinians

No 225 Posted by fw, July 19, 2011 “In Israel and Occupied Palestine, only Jews have rights. Arabs are denied them for being Muslims in a Jewish state, even on … Continue reading

July 19, 2011 · Leave a comment

Exposed — US Corporations prepare “model bills” for adoption by state legislatures

No 224 Posted by fw, July 19, 2011 “In April 2011, some of the biggest corporations in the U.S. met behind closed doors in Cincinnati about their wish lists for … Continue reading

July 19, 2011 · Leave a comment

Another Ugly US company target of citizen anger – this time in Wales

No 223 Posted by fw, July 17, 2011 The preceding post, Ontario citizens fight US-backed billion dollar quarry project in Dufferin County, featured a story about Ontario citizens mobilizing to stop a duplicitous US-based … Continue reading

July 17, 2011 · Leave a comment

Ontario citizens fight US-backed billion dollar quarry project in Dufferin County

No 222 Posted by fw, July 16, 2011 “STOP THE QUARRY!” That’s the rallying call to action. By any and all means necessary — including direct action — STOP THE … Continue reading

July 16, 2011 · Leave a comment

Montana citizens do the “Tar Sands Tabledance” in Gov. Schweitzer’s Office (video)

No 221 Posted by fw, July 15, 2011 Sixty or so environmental activists from Northern Rockies Rising Tide, Earth First and other groups descended upon Montana Gov. Brian Schweitzer’s office … Continue reading

July 15, 2011 · Leave a comment

Post-Copenhagen, UK climate activists split on what to do next

No 220 Posted by fw, July 15, 2011 “Exhaustion set in after Copenhagen. After three years of campaigning ever more intensely, only to be engulfed in the dark sand storm that … Continue reading

July 15, 2011 · Leave a comment

How angry moms helped bring down Murdoch using online grassroots campaign

No 219 Posted by fw, July 14, 2011 “Twenty years ago, it was newspapers calling the tune—closing down companies and drumming politicians out of office. Now papers are unable to … Continue reading

July 14, 2011 · Leave a comment

Koch Bros pull strings of America’s puppet mainstream media in attack on Social Security

No 218 Posted by fw, July 13, 2011 Let it never be said that US senators can’t also be model citizen activists. Watch the US Senator from Vermont, Bernie Sanders, expose … Continue reading

July 13, 2011 · Leave a comment

George Carlin’s prescient political shtick, “The American Dream”, playing out before our very eyes

No 217 Posted by fw, July 11, 2011 Viewer discretion advisory: The following video and accompanying transcript contain profane language that may offend some. “You know what they [the wealthy] … Continue reading

July 11, 2011 · Leave a comment

Economist Michael Hudson: How the Greek people could stiff the bankers

No 216 Posted by fw, July 11, 2011 “Look this debt that you say we owe and have to pay off by privatizing our assets, you knew that we rioted. … Continue reading

July 11, 2011 · Leave a comment