Citizen Action Monitor

Charmers Trudeau and Notley can’t spin the math of climate change, says Bill McKibben

They keep trying out new brands of spin to justify continued expansion of pipelines and oil sands production. No 1792 Posted by fw, October 4, 2016 “We’ve already built as much … Continue reading

October 4, 2016

US Green Party VP is crystal clear about its policy towards Israel: there must be a resolution of the occupation

Any resistance by Israel will make it clear to all that the only real solution is a one-state solution. No 1791 Posted by fw, October 3, 2016 In an interview recorded … Continue reading

October 3, 2016

Philosopher John Gray reflects on the many different reasons that impel humans to be violent

“Violence cannot be eradicated: civilization is natural for human beings, but so is barbarism,” he concludes. No 1790 Posted by fw, October 2, 2016 “Hobbes was right. Humans alone among the … Continue reading

October 2, 2016

“Free discussion is being everywhere shut down, so that we will never know who is right”

The law should not criminalize opinions that give offence, but protect those who express them. No 1789 Posted by fw, October 1, 2016 This morning, as I listened to a BBC … Continue reading

October 1, 2016