Citizen Action Monitor

American capitalism curbs freedom, impoverishes vast majority, devastates ecosystems

“And it’s driving us crazy”, says US novelist and contributor to major newspapers No 1303 Posted by fw, April 7, 2015 “The facts show that pure unadulterated capitalism not only … Continue reading

April 7, 2015

Will young voters show up at the ballot box in October to help unseat Harper?

Problem is many Millennials, like UBC student Julie Van de Valk, are not inspired by any party or leader No 1302 Posted by fw, April 6, 2015 Van de Valk … Continue reading

April 6, 2015

Harper Watch dishes out more bad news for PM’s Cons – That’s the good news

The bad news is latest public opinion polls find Harper Cons party and leader in front No 1301 Posted by fw, April 5, 2015 This post has two sections – … Continue reading

April 5, 2015

Put a high price on carbon emissions now before it is too late, says international team of climate scientists

Growing risks of triggering climate tipping points can’t be ignored any longer No 1300 Posted by fw, April 4, 2015 “ ‘We are calling on policy-makers to respond to the … Continue reading

April 4, 2015

Determined to address humanity’s deepest crises, U.S. team launches ambitious project

“It’s time to debate what it will take to move the US to a place where outcomes are sustainable, equitable, and democratic” No 1299 Posted by fw, April 3, 2015 … Continue reading

April 3, 2015

New book examines how policy makers’ worship of growth sabotaged 1972 scientific findings on limits to growth

The idea that growth is essential continues to hold sway, despite the mounting evidence of its climate change costs No 1298 Posted by fw, April 2, 2015 “This informative book … Continue reading

April 2, 2015

Harper Cons cloak predatory aims of US/Canadian imperialism, cynically claiming to be coming to rescue of innocents

Duplicitous NDP and Liberals oppose motion but signal support for military operations in the Middle East No 1297 Posted by fw, April 1, 2015 “The reality is that the expansion … Continue reading

April 1, 2015

Obama’s misleading plan cuts carbon emissions by less than half needed to avoid catastrophic warming

Obama’s 2025 target for carbon cuts of 26-28 percent are based on “deceptive accounting” to hide weak reductions Obama’s cuts would amount to just 14-16 percent had the international standard … Continue reading

April 1, 2015