Citizen Action Monitor

Critics sound alarm bells as risky TPP details begin to emerge

Fears over Canadians’ privacy, Internet freedom, extended copyright terms, foreign takeovers of companies, and more. No 1505 Posted by fw, November 9, 2015 “Experts and newly seated government officials are … Continue reading

November 9, 2015

“TPP could cost Canada hundreds of billions of dollars,” says businessman Jim Balsillie

Signing it would be “the worst public policy decision in the country’s history.” No 1504 Posted by fw, November 9, 2015 “Jim Balsillie warns that provisions tucked into the Trans-Pacific … Continue reading

November 9, 2015

Canada’s leading TPP watchdog demands “full public consultation”

US and Japan are already pressuring Trudeau to adopt TPP as soon as possible, claims Maude Barlow No 1503 Posted by fw, November 8, 2015 “Citing concerns about how the … Continue reading

November 8, 2015

TPP exposed — Terms harmful to most Americans, contrary to Obama’s myth-based sales pitch

“TPP would offshore more American jobs, lower our wages, flood us with unsafe imported food and expose our laws to attack in foreign tribunals,” says trade expert. No 1502 Posted by … Continue reading

November 7, 2015

Feel good story about a Free Store that means so much more to its town folk than just a store

Watch a short video profile of this amazing Free Store in Transition Town, Media, Pennsylvania No 1501 Posted by fw, November 6, 2015 Click on the following linked title to … Continue reading

November 6, 2015

“Real change promised by Trudeau and his Liberals will prove to be entirely superficial”

Liberals will implement the agenda of big business No 1500 Posted by fw, November 5, 2015 “The government inauguration and cabinet choices were carefully scripted to give the appearance of … Continue reading

November 5, 2015

Call for adoption of BDS sanctions against Israel by US AFL-CIO

Pronouncement cites litany of “human rights violations arising from the occupation of the Palestinian Territories by the state of Israel.” No 1499 Posted by fw, November 4, 2015 “BE IT RESOLVED … Continue reading

November 4, 2015

Obama ridicules Republican presidential candidates, leaves crowd in stitches — VIDEO

They seem to “occupy a different reality”, quipped the president. No 1498 Posted by fw, November 4, 2015 “Tweaking Republicans who question climate change, Mr. Obama likened it to having … Continue reading

November 4, 2015

What twisted moral calculus allows our party leaders to express “friendship and support” for Israel?

Is it simply a matter of wilfully turning a blind eye to Netanyahu’s killing machine, that rages on, to be condoned by our PM’s silence? No 1497 Posted by fw, … Continue reading

November 2, 2015