Citizen Action Monitor

Letter to PM Trudeau – Why I am ashamed of your government’s support of regime change in Venezuela

Your government, which claims to value human rights, threatens the human rights of Venezuelans by advancing its own selfish interests. No 2441 Posted by fw, February 26, 2019 “The Canadian … Continue reading

February 26, 2019

Trudeau critical of human rights violations in Venezuela, but ignores outrages of Lima Group members

Members Colombia and Brazil routinely violate human rights in their own countries, claims Amnesty International. No 2440 Posted by fw, February 25, 2019 “As Lima Group members Columbia and Brazil … Continue reading

February 25, 2019

“We have failed to heed the warnings and there is no rescue team on the way,” says Dahr Jamail

Even if we stopped all carbon emissions today, 3°C of warming is already baked into the system. No 2439 Posted by fw, February 24, 2019 “Well, it is why I … Continue reading

February 24, 2019

What shortage? Video tour of giant Caracas supermarket reveals packed shelves, exposing US media lies

“The real problem is hoarding and speculation by the wealthy in Venezuela who are taking advantage of the economic crisis created by the US.” No 2439 Posted by fw, February … Continue reading

February 22, 2019

Venezuela — Canadian government documents reveal disinformation and omissions of inconvenient facts

Compare coverage from 25 independent sources with Ottawa’s version as presented in 71 Ministerial Communications, Statements, and Declarations. No 2438 Posted by fw, February 21, 2019 Below are links to … Continue reading

February 21, 2019

Letter of complaint to CBC Ombudsperson re CBC News – The National’s coverage of Venezuelan crisis

Reporting since early February has not presented an accurate, fair, balanced and impartial analysis of events. No 2437 Posted by fw, February 19, 2019 “I am writing to complain about … Continue reading

February 19, 2019

Humanity’s climate predicament – Most of us don’t know what we don’t know

Can Rob Mielcarski, schooled in the laws of thermodynamics and other physics stuff, help us to open our minds to what we don’t know? No 2436 Posted by fw, February … Continue reading

February 18, 2019

What the Green New Deal and other Good News fantasies do not explain about our climate predicament

“It’s a really good idea for citizens to understand that geology, biology, and thermodynamics caused our predicament.”   No 2435 Posted by fw, February 17, 2019 “… given that most are not … Continue reading

February 17, 2019

January 23, 2019 will long be remembered as a day of ignominy for Washington and Ottawa

On January 23, 2019 Juan Guaidó declared himself to be the ‘acting President’ of Venezuela and was immediately recognized by Washington and Ottawa. No 2434 Posted by fw, February 15, 2019 “On … Continue reading

February 15, 2019

How US policy was used to treat Venezuela as an extension of the US economy for the benefit of US investors

To prevent Venezuela from using oil revenues to benefit its people, the US held Venezuela hostage in ways that concentrated its oil wealth in the hands of a pro-US oligarchy. … Continue reading

February 12, 2019

Capitalism’s corporate media use ‘Venezuela’ as one-word weapon against rising tide of ‘socialism’

Fox News, NY Times and other corporate news outlets are corrupting the news with their virulent propaganda. No 2432 Posted by fw, February 11, 2019 “Socialism—whatever that means—is in vogue … Continue reading

February 11, 2019

Canadian prof slams Canada for its role in fomenting right-wing led uprising against Venezuela

Most shocking is Ottawa’s official lies and corporate media’s suppression of cause of Venezuela’s economic and civil collapse. No 2431 Posted by fw, February 10, 2019 “… it is not … Continue reading

February 10, 2019

Damning indictment of Ottawa’s recent steps to overturn Venezuela’s elected government

Science for Peace: “Our Ministry of Foreign Affairs has openly worked for rejection of the authority of the elected Maduro government.” No 2430 Posted by fw, February 9, 2019 “Science … Continue reading

February 9, 2019

Opposition grows to US-led coup attempt in Venezuela, exposing imperialists’ scheming

Governments, political parties, 500 luminaries, and citizen action groups push back against those plotting imperialist intervention. No 2429 Posted by fw, February 8, 2019 “People are strengthening resistance to imperialist … Continue reading

February 8, 2019

Fact-checking Canada’s media coverage of Venezuela exposes neglect, double standards, and false claims

Activists decry Canada’s interference in Venezuela and media’s effort to “manufacture consent” for Canadian imperialism. No 2428 Posted by fw, February 7, 2019 “The corporate media is wholeheartedly behind the … Continue reading

February 7, 2019

My letter to Canada’s Foreign Affairs Minister Freeland on her perversion of the truth about Venezuela

“You have revealed your utter contempt for the intelligence of responsibly informed Canadians – and there are thousands of us.” No 2427 Posted by fw, February 6, 2019 My recent … Continue reading

February 6, 2019

Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland aggressively backs Washington-led coup in Venezuela

She ignores inconvenient facts, including – Juan Guaidó is US-groomed, far-right thug; Lima Group plots regime change. No 2426 Posted by fw, February 3, 2019 How does Canada’s Foreign Minister … Continue reading

February 3, 2019