Citizen Action Monitor

It’s our worldview, stupid. It’s time to change it

This film is a clarion call for all those who want to participate in the transition to a new worldview No 775 Posted by fw, June 11, 2013 Without exaggeration, … Continue reading

June 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

If the people do nothing to stop government surveillance we are headed for “turnkey tyranny” – Ed Snowden

“Even if you’re not doing anything wrong you’re being watched and recorded” No 774 Posted by fw, June 10, 2013 “The greatest fear that I have regarding the outcome for … Continue reading

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Obama’s latest gobbledygook sounds a lot like he’s going to approve Keystone XL

No 773 Posted by fw, June 9, 2013 “Once upon a time there was a second term President who understood that the science was in on the danger posed by … Continue reading

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The corruption of Canadian democracy by an Americanized Stephen Harper

“Unlike any prime minister in our history — Liberal or Conservative — Mr. Harper reflects a political culture foreign to Canada.” No 772 Posted by fw, June 9, 2013 “Westminster … Continue reading

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Obama’s defence of massive surveillance programs fails to hold up under scrutiny

This is not a concern about national security, but an excuse for building a Big Brother spying operation No 771 Posted by fw, June 9, 2013 “This seems to me … Continue reading

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Top-secret U.S. government surveillance of millions of citizens has zero checks of any kind

U.S. government out to destroy all remnants of individual privacy No 770 Posted by fw, June 8, 2013 “What exactly is the government doing in how it spies on us … Continue reading

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Greenpeace video ad ridicules Harper and mocks his $16 million tar sands ads

Harper is cast in the image of the bumbling George Steinbrenner as lampooned on Seinfeld No 769 Posted by fw, June 8, 2013 As a general rule, I have no … Continue reading

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Leaked document reveals Trans-Pacific Partnership would give corporations power over sovereign states

The way they become more powerful is by tangling sovereign states in a web of trade agreements No 768 Posted by fw, June 6, 2013 “What is the biggest threat … Continue reading

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I AM BRADLEY MANNING

No 767 Posted by fw, June 6, 2013 I AM BRADLEY MANNING This video was published on June 4, 2013 If you witnessed war crimes, what would you do? More … Continue reading

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“Has there been a bigger con man in the White House than Barack Obama?” – Ralph Nader

“Where’s the indignation [of the American people]? Why do they take it? They don’t have to take it.” No 765 Posted by fw, June 4, 2013 “Eight hundred Americans a … Continue reading

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When did we become good consumers and lousy citizens?

And what, if anything, are we going to do about it? No 764 Posted by fw, June 4, 2013 “Profit will out, whether in Wall Street boardrooms or in the … Continue reading

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Powell River group shares lessons learned about how to engage citizens in democratic process

Group motivated by concerns about declining public interest in politics and key policy debates No 763 Posted by fw, June 3, 2013 “Now that the [BC] election is over, those … Continue reading

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Medea Benjamin on why and how she managed to interrupt Obama’s drones, Guantanamo speech three times

The tactics of a consummate activist revealed No 762 Posted by fw, June 2, 2013 Below is an abridged transcript of an interview, featuring added subheadings, with Medea Benjamin a … Continue reading

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Correcting TransCanada CEO’s warped logic and ignored inconvenient facts about KXL

According to CEO Russ Girling, rejecting the pipeline “likely leads to greater emissions in GHG” No 761 Posted by fw, June 1, 2013 “If you deny the pipeline it’s a … Continue reading

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