Citizen Action Monitor

“Well, who on earth armed ISIS?” asks Putin in response to US journalist

Can US leaders not think a step ahead? asks Putin in video rebuke of US. No 1477 Posted by fw, October 11, 2015 “Another threat that President Obama mentioned was … Continue reading

October 11, 2015

Canada’s ISIS mission: Turns out we’re allied with a loser, the “dunces” in Washington

Putin is poised to wipe the floor with America’s anti-Assad insurgents, and make Obama et. al. look like fools No 1476 Posted by fw, October 10, 2015 “On Syria, Putin … Continue reading

October 10, 2015

Secretive masters of the networked global economy

The US, of course, is at the center of the system. No 1475 Posted by fw, October 9, 2015 “Fast forward to the mid-1990s, when the G-7 nations instructed the Group of … Continue reading

October 9, 2015

Amara Possian defends Leadnow’s “Vote Together” strategy in a debate with Green Party candidate

“This is all very misguided,” argues Green Party’s Dimitri Lascaris. No 1474 Posted by fw, October 8, 2015 “The Canadian federal elections are to be held on October 19. The … Continue reading

October 8, 2015

Mulcair’s ‘Harper lite’ election campaign leaves NDP on track to finish third

Under Mulcair, the NDP has catered to the interests of capitalist ruling elites No 1473 Posted by fw, October 8, 2015 “Mulcair—a former Quebec Liberal cabinet minister and an admirer … Continue reading

October 8, 2015

TPP-Free Zones are being created by communities across the US and EU

Why aren’t Canada’s political, social, labour and environmental NGOs jumping all over this initiative? No 1472 Posted by fw, October 7, 2015 “You can join communities that are rejecting these … Continue reading

October 7, 2015

US-dominated TPP designed primarily to confront China economically and militarily

“Obama was intensively involved in the arm-twisting to get all 11 countries to sign up.” No 1471 Posted by fw, October 7, 2015 “The formation of the TPP is inextricably … Continue reading

October 7, 2015

Why is Harper government silent about alleged secret talks on integration of Canadian-US militaries?

Silence as well from NDP and Liberals who have no objection to further integration of forces. No 1470 Posted by fw, October 6, 2015 “The Canada-US military integration talks are … Continue reading

October 6, 2015

“The NDP is afraid of being associated with this radical document,” says Naomi Klein of Leap Manifesto

Klein, on Democracy Now, talks about the election, Harper, the Leap Manifesto, NDP’s rejection of it, and why the NDP has fallen in the polls No 1469 Posted by fw, … Continue reading

October 5, 2015

Can anti-TPP forces triumph over tyrannical rich and powerful corporate and political policy makers?

“We are winning and can finish the job.” Sheer bravado? Or are there sure signs of cracks in the negotiations? No 1468 Posted by fw, October 4, 2015 “Many of … Continue reading

October 4, 2015

Lampoon of State Dept. talking points on Syria for news propagandists

And even if the talking points are exposed as bullshit, not to worry because audiences will soon forget. No 1467 Posted by fw, October 3, 2015 In this lampoon, history … Continue reading

October 3, 2015

How the rich and powerful took over the world and rigged the system

And most people still don’t have a clue what hit them – and is still hitting them. No 1466 Posted by fw, October 2, 2015 “The investors and the, increasingly, … Continue reading

October 2, 2015

TPP free trade deal is really a stealth neoliberal assault on low-earners designed to protect investor rights

By favouring TPP, are Harper, Mulcair and Trudeau selling out Canadian workers to maximize corporate profits? No 1465 Posted by fw, October 1, 2015 “So we can’t say a lot … Continue reading

October 1, 2015