Citizen Action Monitor

VIDEO shows Israeli thugs using Tasers in violent assault on Freedom Flotilla III ship headed for Gaza

The Israeli “kidnapping” of Marianne of Gothernburg, of Sweden, occurred in international waters No 1383 Posted by fw, June 30, 2015 “At least nine people from the international crew remain … Continue reading

June 30, 2015

Tariq Ali deconstructs what’s going on in this Modern Greek Tragedy, with unkind words for all the players

Suggests partners of Tsipras and Varoufakis call a sex strike till they decide to take on the EU scumbags No 1382 Posted by fw, June 28, 2015 “The suffering Greek … Continue reading

June 28, 2015

US UN Ambassador ignores “solid evidence” about events in Ukraine – “It’s much easier for her simply to lie.”

During her recent visit, AMB Samantha Power saluted Ukraine’s racist fascists with German Nazi rallying call No 1380 Posted by fw, June 27, 2015 “Our U.N. Ambassador, Ms. Power, recently … Continue reading

June 27, 2015

As automation gets cheaper than labour costs, developing economies are being hit hardest

Labour-saving robotics reduces production costs, halts flow of US jobs abroad, brings production back home but with fewer jobs No 1379 Posted by fw, June 24, 2015 “Parkdale’s mill in … Continue reading

June 24, 2015

Coming downside of digital revolution – job loss, extreme inequality

“I see 15-20 years from now…the vast majority of jobs start disappearing,” says Stanford technology expert No 1378 Posted by fw, June 23, 2015 “In San Francisco – as elsewhere … Continue reading

June 23, 2015

Immediate global climate action saves lives, avoids significant damage, says new US EPA study

Report warns how costly inaction will be to Americans’ health, environment, society No 1377 Posted by fw, June 23, 2015 “Will the United States benefit from climate action? Absolutely. This … Continue reading

June 23, 2015

Defying embargo, Palestinians finally begin official internal boycott of Israeli products – a first in 20 years

Israeli embargo forces humiliated Palestinians to buy almost $5bn worth of goods and services yearly from their enemy No 1376 Posted by fw, June 21, 2015 “A small demonstration in … Continue reading

June 21, 2015

AMAZING — How a new global movement plans to solve climate, hunger, health, and democracy crises

Regeneration International commits to feed the planet and reverse climate change via regenerative agriculture No 1375 Posted by fw, June 19, 2015 “When literally billions of people, the 99 percent, … Continue reading

June 19, 2015

Pope’s encyclical, “On Care For Our Common Home”, aimed directly at world’s economic and political elites

Pope believes situation so grave that only new “true world political authority” can address these problems No 1374 Posted by fw, June 18, 2015 “While the Argentina-born pope is a … Continue reading

June 18, 2015

Calling all Canadians to support First Nations’ “Pull Together” fundraiser to STOP Northern Gateway pipeline

Over $450,000 raised. Goal is $600,000. Jane Fonda attends rally, donates $10,000 No 1373 Posted by fw, June 17, 2015 “The week of fundraising events, dubbed the Week to End … Continue reading

June 17, 2015

Doonesbury cartoon strip captures the vacuousness of US Network News

Network News for Dummies — So little for the mind No 1372 Posted by fw, June 16, 2015 SEE ALSO NBC Nightly News: Network News for Dummies posted February 4, 2013 … Continue reading

June 16, 2015

Petition from 224,000 citizens unlikely to keep corporate polluters out of COP 21 Paris talks

Secretary-General of COP21, said Paris talks will be sponsored by corporations, including polluting coal plants No 1371 Posted by fw, June 15, 2015 “The corporate takeover has sparked outrage and … Continue reading

June 15, 2015

Civil disobedience could be our last best hope to reverse climate change, says US historian, activist

Because government is not meeting its constitutional climate protection obligations, we do not accept its legitimacy No 1370 Posted by fw, June 14, 2015 Twenty-five years of human effort have … Continue reading

June 14, 2015

Al Gore heading to Toronto to lead July 9-10 training event for new Climate Reality Leaders

Canada one of 8 countries chosen to activate public support for national emissions reduction commitments No 1369 Posted by fw, June 14, 2015 ~ Applications to attend must be submitted … Continue reading

June 14, 2015

Irish MP’s question to PM: “Are you aware Netanyahu and leading Ministers believe it is legitimate to kill Palestinians?”

In Canada’s parliament, any MP who asked that kind of question would be kicked out of the Party. How come? No 1368 Posted by fw, June 12, 2015 Terms defined: … Continue reading

June 12, 2015

Burn, baby, burn. Senate sets Canadian democracy ablaze, passes Bill C-51

“Parliament and the Senate no longer serve the Canadian public, they serve political parties” No 1367 Posted by fw, June 11, 2015 “Conservative and Liberal MPs doused it [Canadian democracy] … Continue reading

June 11, 2015

Cowardly Ban Ki-moon caves in to US/Israel pressure, takes Israel off UN list of serious child abusers

Ban’s record has made him a “partner” in Israel’s crimes. This latest craven decision will cement that infamous reputation No 1366 Posted by fw, June 9, 2015 “UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has … Continue reading

June 9, 2015

G7 and EU climate plans place world at “extreme risk” of failing to hold warming below 2°C limit

Richest countries agree to keep emissions at about present levels for next 15 years, instead of cutting them fast No 1365 Posted by fw, June 9, 2015 “The combined climate … Continue reading

June 9, 2015

Puppet Harper strings along with support for US-installed neo-Nazi government in Ukraine

Worse still, New Democrats endorse Harper’s embrace of far-right Kiev regime No 1363 Posted by fw, June 8, 2015 “This turns reality on its head. It is the western powers, … Continue reading

June 8, 2015