Citizen Action Monitor

Death of oil, coal and gas industries within 20 years? Former Greenpeace CEO thinks so

Paul Gilding envisages fastest and most dramatic economic transformation in history No 706 Posted by fw, March 29, 2013 “There are signs the climate movement could be on the verge … Continue reading

March 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

Events in Cyprus expose EU plan to steal peoples’ savings and bailout private banks

Economist Richard Wolff explains implications of plan and why he’s inspired by Cypriots’ defiant display of people power No 705 Posted by fw, March 28, 2013 “[This is] simply an … Continue reading

March 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

“No More” — Eddie Vetter’s moving musical tribute to Iraq War veteran Tomas Young

Young recently announced that he will stop his medicine and nourishment, a decision which will hasten his death No 704 Posted by fw, March 22, 2013 Paralyzed in a 2004 … Continue reading

March 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

Fourth graders crowdfund school solar and wind turbine projects

Kids exceed original fundraising goal of $800 to reach the $5,800 mark — and climbing No 703 Posted by fw, March 22, 2013 “Adam James from the Center for American … Continue reading

March 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

Climate change is simple — Do something or we’re screwed

The brutal logic of climate change in a 15-minute video by Grist writer David Roberts No 702 Posted by fw, March 21, 2013 “This talk was a consequence of me … Continue reading

March 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

US diplomats have been shilling for Israel for decades –“Brokers of Deceit”, scholar calls them

And now Obama claims to support Palestinian state while seeking to convince international diplomats to reject one No 701 Posted by fw, March 20, 2013 “It [US policy] was never … Continue reading

March 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

Why a Messiah of Peace in the White House would likely be crucified if s/he tried to transition to a non-violent society

In America’s military-industrial-finance complex, waging war becomes a necessity for institutional survival No 700 Posted by fw, March 19, 2013 Tragically, the American people are unwittingly complicit in the evil … Continue reading

March 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

“It’s about time we stopped acting so reasonable” – Arundhati Roy on the psychosis of US foreign policy

Ten of thousands are still being killed while Cheney and Blair say they’d do it all over again No 699 Posted by fw, March 19, 2013 “And Obama just goes … Continue reading

March 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

Cure for “bads” of capitalism outlined by economist Richard Wolff in 15-minute video

To cure the “bads” of capitalism, change how the system of production is organized No 698 Posted by fw, March 19, 2013 Employment’s up, wealth’s up, but the benefits of … Continue reading

March 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

Quebec Solidaire members found Réseau écosocialiste, the Ecosocialist Network

Réseau aims to strengthen the capacity of Québec solidaire to respond to the ecological crisis of the capitalist system No 697 Posted by fw, March 17, 2013 “The founding of … Continue reading

March 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

Mondoweiss.net: Treasure trove of Middle East news from a progressive Jewish perspective

This is a go-to site for those seeking a fair and balanced Middle East perspective No 696 Posted by fw, March 16, 2013 About Mondoweiss (2006-present) Mondoweiss (2006—present) is co-edited … Continue reading

March 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

University instructor arrested for physically harassing student activists at demonstration

Shocking incident caught on video; adjunct law instructor arrested and barred from campus No 695 Posted by fw, March 16, 2013 A University of Oregon adjunct law instructor aggressively advocated … Continue reading

March 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

Women activists sing out for “Ordain a lady” campaign

Song pleads: ‘Hey, I was baptized, and this is crazy, But God just called me, so ordain a lady’ No 694 Posted by fw, March 15, 2013 ‘Ordain a lady’ … Continue reading

March 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

Harper’s control freaks muzzle Fisheries and Oceans scientists and then deny it

“This is the 21st Century equivalent of the Dark Ages,” says Elizabeth May No 693 Posted by fw, March 13, 2013 “You can see where this is going. It is … Continue reading

March 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

Almost Gone, The Ballad of Bradley Manning – Video musical tribute

Bradley Manning, a much ignored, true American hero No 692 Posted by fw, March 13, 2013 “Bradley Manning faces life imprisonment for doing a service to the whole of humanity … Continue reading

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CBC’s Evan Solomon no match for Palestinian spokesperson in televised interview

Solomon’s scripted attempts to control the interview were embarrassing to watch No 690 Posted by fw, March 11, 2013 On March 7, on the CBC’s Power Politics program, host Evan … Continue reading

March 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

IMPORTANT — New communication software enables users to evade government surveillance

Moreover, this free software will facilitate participatory democracy and dramatically lower user telecommunication costs No 689 Posted by fw, March 11, 2013 “For us, the real import of this work … Continue reading

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Swiss use direct democracy to win tough controls on multi-million dollar payouts for senior executives

Swiss vote is as radical as any laws or doctrine restricting capitalism for years No 688 Posted by fw, March 5, 2013 Hearty congratulations to the Swiss for doing what … Continue reading

March 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

Pardon the hyperbole, but has US State Dept report nailed shut lid on our climate change coffin?

New report claims Keystone XL is environmentally sound No 687 Posted by fw, March 2, 2013 “We’re mystified as to how the State Department can acknowledge the negative effects of … Continue reading

March 2, 2013 · Leave a comment