Citizen Action Monitor

Superstar Stephen Lewis trashes Trudeau in speech at NDP 2016 convention — VIDEO

With Trudeau you get “a superfluity of twaddle and rhetoric”, “all the folderol of sunny ways and sunny days”. No 1638 Posted by fw, April 11, 2016 We begin this post … Continue reading

April 11, 2016

Why does the US media actively misinform the public? – because legally they can

Supreme Court ruled citizens have right to “false speech”, later ruled citizens’ rights also applied to corporations No 1637 Posted by fw, April 10, 2016 “Either by omission or by commission, … Continue reading

April 10, 2016

Our fossil fuel driven economic growth system is reaching limits, but in a way few understand

If we don’t understand the problem, there’s a risk the whole system will collapse, and renewables won’t save us. No 1636 Posted by fw, April 8, 2016 “People hate to think … Continue reading

April 8, 2016

Will PM Trudeau’s and BC premier Clark’s energy policies put us all at grave risk of climate change impacts?

Harvard prof thinks so – Naomi Oreskes called their positions dangerously “wishful thinking.” No 1635 Posted by fw, April 7, 2016 “Trudeau raised eyebrows when he told a Vancouver sustainable business … Continue reading

April 7, 2016

Open letter to PM Trudeau — Why his willingness to criticize Israel is an empty gesture

May you have abundant opportunities to practice your criticism of Israel — but make it criticism with accountability. No 1634 Posted by fw, April 5, 2016 This post is a compilation … Continue reading

April 5, 2016

TPP consultations don’t meet Trudeau’s promise of “openness and transparency”

NGO groups create “new tool” to ensure citizens’ input gets to Parliamentary Committee on Trade, and MPs. No 1633 Posted by fw, April 3, 2016 “On the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), International … Continue reading

April 3, 2016

Anti-BDS activism from some factions of ‘pro Palestine’ camp triggers sharp rebuke

“I’m fed up”, says Juliana Farha – Norman Finklestein’s criticism of BDS, in particular, is deeply troubling. No 1632 Posted by fw, April 1, 2016 “For me, the eagerness of supposed … Continue reading

April 1, 2016