Citizen Action Monitor

Pennsylvania State uses preemptive powers to strip local communities of the right to ban fracking

Act removes as much power as possible from those who are most impacted by gas extraction No 428, Posted by fw, March 5, 2012 “The legislature’s latest action to aid … Continue reading

March 5, 2012 · Leave a comment

Morally challenged Stephen Harper’s double standards on the Middle East

If, as Harper says, Assad should stop killing its citizens, perhaps Netanyahu should stop killing Palestinians No 427 Posted by fw, March 4, 2012 “[Harper’s] double standards remain. Certainly if … Continue reading

March 4, 2012 · Leave a comment

Harper’s abrupt reply to my letter re election Robo-Calls reflects a dismissive attitude towards citizens’ concerns

Where Harper is unresponsive, Elizabeth May is personal and caring No 426 Posted by fw, March 4, 2012 I was one of tens of thousands of Canadians who answered leadnow.ca’s … Continue reading

March 4, 2012 · Leave a comment

How Britain’s first community-owned solar power station was created

“It wasn’t all plain sailing. The work load was huge.” No 425 Posted by fw, March 3, 2012 Following is a reposting of Power to the people, a story cited … Continue reading

March 3, 2012 · Leave a comment