Citizen Action Monitor

Six lessons activists can learn from Spain’s democratic revolution

Spain’s approach has potential to shake up assumptions about how to run and fund movements and campaigns No 1362 Posted by fw, June 6, 2015 “I traveled to Barcelona and … Continue reading

June 6, 2015

Democratic revolution in Spain, empowered citizens celebrate municipal election victories

We must find ways to expand opportunities for direct citizen participation in democracy, says Ada Colau, Barcelona’s new mayor No 1361 Posted by fw, June 6, 2015 “We see very … Continue reading

June 6, 2015

“What this legislation creates is a modern-day Gestapo,” says constitutional lawyer of Harper’s Bill C-51

Toronto lawyer Rocco Galati vows to challenge the bill if it becomes law No 1360 Posted by fw, June 5, 2015 In the embedded video below, watch Galati cite five … Continue reading

June 5, 2015

Visually stunning, awful aerial images of mankind’s rape of Mother Earth

WATCH renowned photographer, Yann Arthus-Bertrand’s Home-The Movie No 1359 Posted by fw, June 5, 2015 “Though the visually stunning images inspire a sense of awe, wonder, and appreciation for our … Continue reading

June 5, 2015

After Denton TX residents voted to ban fracking, Texas state lawmakers passed a law barring fracking bans

Protesters defying new law, continue protests, police arrest activists, thanking them for their community service No 1357 Posted by fw, June 03, 2015 “The city of Denton, Texas, (pop. 113,383) … Continue reading

June 3, 2015

VIDEO — WikiLeaks offers $100,000 reward for copies of secret TPP document chapters

“It is a giant giveaway to monster transnational corporations,” says Thom Hartmann No 1356 Posted by fw, June 02, 2015 In an interview on Democracy Now today, Julian Assange spoke … Continue reading

June 2, 2015

Renowned climate scientist Michael Mann optimistic about finding climate change solutions

“There is no excuse for further delays in action towards policies to incentivize shift away from fossil fuels” Mann’s new book, Dire Predictions, is the “ultimate guide on understanding climate … Continue reading

June 2, 2015

Despite the hype, transitioning to renewable energy is likely to take decades

On the plus side, immediate radical reductions in energy use remains an effective way to reduce harmful emissions No 1354 Posted by fw, June 01, 2015 “…recent news items remind … Continue reading

June 1, 2015

Pro-Palestinian student activists targetted on despicable website run by clandestine scumbags

Website calls on employers to make sure “today’s radicals are not tomorrow’s employees” No 1353 Posted by fw, June 01, 2015 A new website called Canary Mission is publicizing the … Continue reading

June 1, 2015