Citizen Action Monitor

Windsor Star still shilling for Israeli propagandists — Pt 2 of 2

Revelations from an analysis of reporting style of Star’s Associated Press story confirms its pro-Israeli bias No 942 Posted by fw, December 29, 2013 A Windsor Star story, Spate of … Continue reading

December 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

Windsor Star still shilling for Israeli propagandists – Pt 1 of 2

Star’s latest story portrays Palestinians as “violent”, as “terrorists”, and Israelis as “responding” to violence No 941 Posted by fw, December 28, 2013 The Israeli rationale goes something like this:  The … Continue reading

December 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

Harper’s petrodollar addiction hooks Canadians by one of our baser human desires — GREED

Canada, hooked on junk crude, set to become a global pusher No 940 Posted by fw, December 26, 2013 “More than a decade ago, American political scientist Terry Lynn Karl crudely summed up the … Continue reading

December 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

Mother Nature strikes back – Scenes of ice storm destruction in Brampton, Ontario

What’s the connection between a wicked ice storm, PM Stephen Harper, and the movie Dirty Harry? No 939 Posted by fw, December 24, 2013 Thanks to a member of the … Continue reading

December 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Economic benefits rule as Northern Gateway pipeline approved — And Team Harper drives another nail in our coffin

“This project will never be built,” says First Nations’ Chief No 938 Posted by fw, December 22, 2013 “Pipeline critics objected that the review panel had not taken into effect the … Continue reading

December 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

US pipeline giant plans massive new dilbit pipeline to its Vancouver tanker terminal

This proposal “will ignite a massive urban environmental movement” — one hopes No 937 Posted by fw, December 19, 2013 “Kinder Morgan has increased the old line’s capacity from 200,000 … Continue reading

December 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

Canadian Wildlife Service biologist wouldn’t be surprised if next generation witnessed extinction of humanity

Biologist Neil Dawe is just one of many scientists who express a grim view of our survival chances No 936 Posted by fw, December 18, 2013 “Mind you, the more … Continue reading

December 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

Once again Harper’s bullies in Parliament and press resort to vicious personal attacks on opponents

Canadian peace activist relates how he and his supporters were victims of pro-Harper smear campaign No 935 Posted by fw, December 17, 2013 “It was the most difficult television interview … Continue reading

December 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

National Energy Board wilfully evasive in answers to inquiries about “spying” on environmental groups

Why should RCMP be gathering intelligence on individuals simply because they oppose pipelines? No 934 Posted by fw, December 17, 2013 “The letter [from Ecojustice] was addressed to NEB’s legal … Continue reading

December 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

Pembina’s Executive Director fires back at smearing press reports in Calgary Herald and SunMedia

No doubt he knows these dogmatists aren’t interested in writing stories based on “analysis and research” No 933 Posted by fw, December 15, 2013 “It’s an unfortunate and unproductive indicator … Continue reading

December 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

Controversy swirling around Line 9 proposal continues to be ignored by Enbridge and NEB

Ontario and Quebec municipalities have reasons to be concerned about the company’s transparency No 932 Posted by fw, December 15, 2013 “Controversy continues to swirl around both the National Energy Board and … Continue reading

December 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

Feisty Vancouver Observer to explore series of in-depth stories about our tar sands love-hate relationship

VO launches Kickstarter fund-raiser to help fund a year-long “drama of epic proportions” No 931 Posted by fw, December 14, 2013 “The Vancouver Observer’s award-winning team seeks to create one year of … Continue reading

December 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

Michigan activists allege Enbridge cover-up in cleanup of Kalamazoo River pipeline spill

Nearby residents experiencing toxicity issues similar to those encountered in BP Gulf oil spill No 930 Posted by fw, December 13, 2013 Michigan Coalition Against Tar Sands Exposes Enbridge Chemical … Continue reading

December 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

Zionist Israel, a racist state, openly engaged in ethnic cleansing, says US historian

Growing condemnation and isolation of Israel will not cease until it changes in fundamental ways No 929 Posted by fw, December 12, 2013 “At this point in history the ideology … Continue reading

December 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

Canada spied for US in 20 countries, Snowden document reveals

Did Harper approve Canada’s covert spying for NSA? No 928 Posted by fw, December 11, 2013 “…an exposed spy mission can imperil Canada’s other diplomatic operations — ‘the political contacts, … Continue reading

December 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

Watch a fair and balanced recap of Elsipogtog/Mi’kmaq anti-fracking protests

No 927 Posted by fw, December 10, 2013 Owing to my woeful ignorance on this subject, I have turned to Wikipedia for this elementary clarification:  the Elsipogtog First Nation /ɛlzɪˈbʊktʊk/, formerly called … Continue reading

December 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

US most corrupt country in the world, claims US history prof

“America’s political and financial practices make it in absolute terms far more corrupt than the usual global South suspects” No 926 Posted by fw, December 10, 2013 “So don’t tell … Continue reading

December 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

Don’t fuck with Mother Nature!

12 minutes of terror captured in scenes of devastation as Typhoon Haiyan rips Tacloban city in Philippines No 925 Posted by fw, December 07, 2013 Super Typhoon HAIYAN (YOLANDA) video: … Continue reading

December 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

Chris Hedges’ scathing indictment of a venal, morally bankrupt oligarchic ruling class

“…they are creating systems…of exploitation…that, if left unchecked, will ensure the extinction of the human species” No 924 Posted by fw, December 07, 2013 “I think they know it’s going … Continue reading

December 7, 2013 · Leave a comment