Citizen Action Monitor

GREAT NEWS – BC Government rejects proposed Northern Gateway Pipeline

The proposal failed to meet BC’s five strict conditions No 760 Posted by fw, May 31, 2013 “British Columbia thoroughly reviewed all of the evidence and submissions made to the … Continue reading

May 31, 2013 · Leave a comment

Israeli human rights organization exposes truth about Israeli violations of Palestinian rights

That the human rights plight of Palestinians worsens is no reflection on the efforts of B’Tselem in their behalf No 759 Posted by fw, May 30, 2013 B’Tselem — the Israeli … Continue reading

May 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

Conservative government’s war on science – This is a government beholden to big oil

Legacy of devastation documented by science librarian No 758 Posted by fw, May 29, 2013 Science librarian John Dupuis has assembled “a chronology of all the various cuts, insults, muzzlings … Continue reading

May 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

Opponents call Trans-Pacific Partnership “a deadly weapon against democratic rule”

Video explains how countries are impacted by TPP No 757 Posted by fw, May 29, 2013 “According to the alliance—which includes such groups as Friends of the Earth, Global Trade Watch, Institute for Policy … Continue reading

May 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

“We hold true to our vision of a healthy and just world, and we are building the self-empowering movement to make it happen.”

Tim DeChristopher impresses as an articulate, thoughtful leader in the climate movement No 756 Posted by fw, May 27, 2013 “We will not be misled into thinking we are alone. … Continue reading

May 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

Youth to appeal decision federal gov’t not bound to protect atmosphere from irreversible damage

Prominent environmental legal scholars continue to support youths’ case No 755 Posted by fw, May 26, 2013 “This case is about the fundamental nature of our government, our constitutional system, … Continue reading

May 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

Chris Hedge’s bleak picture of America, exhorts citizens to “Rise Up or Die”

“We are left defenseless against corporate power” No 754 Posted by fw, May 23, 2013 “It is time to build radical mass movements that defy all formal centers of power … Continue reading

May 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Politicians’ wilful blindness commits tens of thousands to death-by-austerity, wrecks lives worldwide

New study reveals introduction of austerity measures in aftermath of this great recession has had devastating health impacts on the vulnerable No 753 Posted by fw, May 22, 2013 “You … Continue reading

May 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

The challenge of bringing transparency to an American Corporatocracy

American activists Sheila Krumholz and Danielle Brian talk about the challenges they face as heads of independent watchdog NGOs in the US No 752 Posted by fw, May 21, 2013 … Continue reading

May 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

Although Occupy has disappeared from headlines, anti-military activism is on the rise

No 751 Posted by fw, May 20, 2013 David Swanson joins Paul Jay of The Real News Network (TRNN) to review anti-military protest actions across America, reminding people that while … Continue reading

May 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

Residents opposed to Hidden Quarry project build strong case at Guelph Eramosa Council

No 750 Posted by fw, May 19, 2013 “If you read the Rockfort Quarry OMB decision dated November 12, 2010, you realize pretty quickly why the applicant has avoided doing … Continue reading

May 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

Obama administration out to destroy legitimate movements that challenge centers of power says Chris Hedges

Hedges reveals what’s behind Obama’s assault on whistleblowers and press freedom No 749 Posted by fw, May 17, 2013 “So what they do is they pass [legislation] … in the … Continue reading

May 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

How to help those in need of help — two leading women activists tell their stories

U.S. activists Rachel LaForest and Madeline Janis share their lessons from the frontlines No 748 Posted by fw, May 16, 2013 “[Personal stories put] a face to the organizing that … Continue reading

May 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

Help ShitHarperDid campaign launch national TV ad exposing what Harper is doing to our economy

No 747 Posted by fw, May 15, 2013 Here’s the 4-minute video ad SHD.ca wants you to help get aired on the NHL playoffs Help ShitHarperDid.ca kick the Harper Government … Continue reading

May 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

Crossing 400 ppm threshold commits us to dangerous, irreversible climate change says Michael Mann

Keystone XL is an example of how we’re going in the wrong direction No 746 Posted by fw, May 14, 2013 “…if we continue to burn fossil fuels and elevate … Continue reading

May 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

Two prominent US activist organizations denounce WTO attack on Ontario’s clean energy program

In final appeals ruling, WTO orders Canada to roll back green jobs program No 745 Posted by fw, May 11, 2013 “As people around the world grapple with consequences of … Continue reading

May 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

Barriers to free expression under Harper regime exposed in report by Canadian journalists

“…continuing concern for a number of analysts is the culture of secrecy in the federal government…” No 744 Posted by fw, May 11, 2013 On May 3, Canadian Journalists for … Continue reading

May 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

Presumption President Obama will approve Keystone XL pipeline is wrong says James Hansen

Hansen can’t believe Secretary Kerry would let Obama’s legacies go down the tar sands drain No 743 Posted by fw, May 10, 2013 World renowned climatologist Dr James Hansen sees … Continue reading

May 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

Large-scale public protests in Japan against secretive Trans-Pacific Partnership

“If TPP advances and is implemented it will destroy the American social system,” says former Japanese politician No 742 Posted by fw, May 09, 2013 “Unfortunately, most people have never … Continue reading

May 9, 2013 · Leave a comment