Citizen Action Monitor

Fact check exposes 45 lies in Obama’s “give peace a chance” address to UN

Once again there’s a huge gap between President’s words and his administration’s actions No 865 Posted by fw, September 29, 2013 To access the full official text of Obama’s address, … Continue reading

September 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

“Up Yours” — governments greet IPCC report with continuing promotion of fossil fuel industries

“IPCC’s reports attract denial in all its forms” No 864 Posted by fw, September 29, 2013 “…all governments collaborate in the disaster they publicly bemoan. They sagely agree with the … Continue reading

September 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

IPCC Report – Summary of six key findings in 361 words

” ‘What is very clear is we are not’ ” on the path to keeping temperatures below 2C” No 863 Posted by fw, September 29, 2013 Climate change deniers unleashed … Continue reading

September 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

Obama’s top trade official advocates for dirty tar sands despite president’s promise to cut emissions

US trade rep Michael Froman says EU’s proposed tar sands regs “environmentally unjustified” No 862 Posted by fw, September 27, 2013 “Obama’s trade official is publicly advocating for the tar … Continue reading

September 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

Alberta pipelines still leaking toxic tar sands oil – Cause and how to stop leaks unresolved

“On average, Alberta has had two crude oil spills per day for the last 37 years” No 861 Posted by fw, September 26, 2013 “The [Alberta] government has ordered Canadian Natural Resources Ltd., the … Continue reading

September 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

The case for charging Stephen Harper with crimes against humanity for his role in advancing climate change

“Harper could be likened to a criminally negligent parent or a drunk driver” No 860 Posted by fw, September 25, 2013 “Harper’s modus operandi is to expand Canada’s resource economy … Continue reading

September 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

Harper’s push for tar sands extraction creates “perfect storm” of grassroots protest says Canadian activist

“Our phones are ringing off the hook. People are joining the campaign and stepping up.” No 859 Posted by fw, September 24, 2013 “Canadians who care about these issues are … Continue reading

September 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Enbridge scaremongering – thousands of workers will be on the street if Line 9 plans rejected

Enbridge insists LINE 9 won’t be used to move bitumen to Maine No 858 Posted by fw, September 23, 2013 “…the company insisting that it has dropped its earlier “trailbreaker plan” to … Continue reading

September 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Michigan homeowners powerless to stop Enbridge pipeline crossing within feet of homes

Watch short video of what it’s like living within feet of the pipeline construction No 857 Posted by fw, September 22, 2013 “Without state or federal regulations to protect them, … Continue reading

September 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

“Until we can raise the consciousness of the people, we are lost” –Prof Henry Giroux, McMaster Univ

Watch video excerpts of Giroux’s fiery keynote address to Ontario Common Front Assembly No 856 Posted by fw, September 21, 2013 “We live at a time when – there is … Continue reading

September 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

“If we stay near our current emissions path, we face catastrophic levels of warming” – James Hansen

Global warming of that magnitude would make most of the planet uninhabitable by humans No 855 Posted by fw, September 18, 2013 Hansen et al. is a conservative analysis…..The authors … Continue reading

September 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

What if hurricane storms were named after climate denier politicians?

Viral video outs skeptics in Congress, creates heated debate with over 10,000 comments on You Tube. No 854 Posted by fw, September 17, 2013 “A funny video that calls on … Continue reading

September 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

“We exist in a world where truth is punished and liars may lie at will” — AL Kennedy

No 853 Posted by fw, September 15, 2013 “While the powerful seem increasingly able to simply redefine what truth is, what “is” is, the whistleblowers are treated with increasing severity. … Continue reading

September 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

Canadian pro-Israel lobby pressures transit companies to not post Palestinian map ads

Ad sponsor, CJPME, sends letter to transit authorities demanding ads be posted. ready to take legal action if necessary No 852 Posted by fw, September 14, 2013 “…through various strategies … Continue reading

September 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

US, and other UN Security Council members, pursue own corrupt interests at cost of peace and global justice

Focusing primarily on US, George Monbiot lays out evidence of 67 years of LIES and treaty violations No 851 Posted by fw, September 10, 2013 “For 67 years successive US … Continue reading

September 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

US corporate-controlled media serve as mouthpieces for Obama’s warmongering propaganda

Media personalities dutifully seek to shove lies down the throats of an increasingly distrustful public No 850 Posted by fw, September 9, 2013 “Nowhere is this propaganda more crude than … Continue reading

September 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

“Breaking through the glass ceiling” – A metaphor turned on its head reveals evil of US-Israel political, military power

Breaking through the glass ceiling forces us all into a downward spiral, difficult to escape No 849 Posted by fw, September 8, 2013 “Breaking through the glass ceiling – it … Continue reading

September 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

Slap in the face — Harper won’t cut emissions for Canadians, but will for Obama in exchange for KXL approval

Question is — Can Harper be trusted to honour yet another emissions target when his government has already failed to meet its 2009 Copenhagen targets? No 848 Posted by fw, September … Continue reading

September 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

Reject Obama administration’s “warmongering” argues Dem. Rep. Allan Grayson

Grayson sides with strong public opposition to Syrian attack No 847 Posted by fw, September 6, 2013 “I think that the forces of warmongering and the forces of the military-industrial … Continue reading

September 6, 2013 · Leave a comment