Citizen Action Monitor

Israeli military continue torturing Palestinian children with impunity

Israeli military ethics sanction protection of military, proclaiming lives of Palestinian children to be dispensable No 803 Posted by fw, July 7, 2013 “The Israeli army has hired philosophers to … Continue reading

July 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

How Egyptians blew their chances for peaceful revolutionary reform

The mostly likely outcome now — renewed military dictatorship and/or civil war No 802 Posted by fw, July 7, 2013 In a concise, cogent analysis, Professor Lawrence Davidson compares the … Continue reading

July 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

Why more Americans don’t rise up in protest

Activist Mickey Z contemplates five reasons for, and potentially high cost of, American supineness No 801 Posted by fw, July 6, 2013 “…dissent in America is pretty much limited to … Continue reading

July 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

“We let a corrupt leader rule the United States for 8 years and then bowed down before his corrupt successor”

Is it too much to ask Americans to be ashamed for failing to walk like an Egyptian? No 800 Posted by fw, July 4, 2013 What follows is the provocative … Continue reading

July 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

What is wrong with the Israelis that they care little or nothing for the Palestinians’ 65 years of suffering?

“If somebody suffers and I don’t do anything to diminish his or her suffering, something is wrong with me.” No 799 Posted by fw, July 4, 2013 “While Israelis display … Continue reading

July 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Obama will likely reject KXL pipeline, says Joe Romm

Climate science expert Romm rebuts argument Obama will likely approve pipeline No 798 Posted by fw, July 4, 2013 “…there simply are no plausible set of actions that Canada could … Continue reading

July 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Speculation NSA could pursue climate activists as terrorists not beyond realm of possibility

It’s already known that US government is increasingly classifying peaceful protests as potential terrorist threats No 797 Posted by fw, July 3, 2013 “…the classification of climate activists as terrorists … Continue reading

July 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

How to reverse the move in Canada toward an elected dictatorship

Elizabeth’s May’s prescription for an ailing democracy No 796 Posted by fw, July 3, 2013 “Bring back Westminster parliamentary democracy. All our rules say we have one; only our political … Continue reading

July 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

Protesters across Canada join civil disobedience actions against Enbridge’s Line 9

Stand in solidarity with Swamp Line 9 activists in Hamilton No 795 Posted by fw, July 2, 2013 “The week’s developments around the Swamp Line 9 occupation and its corresponding … Continue reading

July 2, 2013 · Leave a comment