Citizen Action Monitor

New York Times claim that arrests of journalists are RARE in the US dashed by facts on the ground

Times reporting reflects “American supremacist worldview,” helps to keep citizens sleepwalking through life. No 2627 Posted by fw, May 31, 2020 “In a shockingly brazen display of authoritarianism, police arrested … Continue reading

May 31, 2020

Arundhati Roy: “Nothing could be worse than a return to ‘normality’.”

This pandemic offers us a portal, a choice, between the ‘normality’ of the doomsday machine we have built for ourselves, and an ‘opening’ to imagine and fight for another world. … Continue reading

May 27, 2020

“Where are the calls for Trump’s resignation?”

Ralph Nader implores American voters to “Wake Up” to what “Corrupt Donald” is getting away with. No 2625 Posted by fw, May 19, 2020 — “Where are the calls for … Continue reading

May 23, 2020

Twenty-one reasons why Canada does not deserve a seat on the UN Security Council

Still time to add your name to a petition that will be delivered to UN member states in June 2020. No 2625 Posted by fw, May 19, 2020 — “Published … Continue reading

May 19, 2020

What Trudeau “does” about the climate crisis speaks so loudly we can’t take seriously what he “promises”

Yves Engler highlights studies that expose Canada’s continuing failure to meet its carbon emission targets. No 2624 Posted by fw, May 14, 2020 — “While governments’ responses to the Covid-19 … Continue reading

May 14, 2020

In Trump’s America – To drive down death count, Trump pressures CDC to change fatality count method

Center for Disease Control officials believe deaths are being undercounted — not overcounted. No 2623 Posted by fw, May 14, 2020 — “President Donald Trump and members of the White House coronavirus … Continue reading

May 14, 2020

Can anyone imagine a muddled Joe Biden making it through a presidential election campaign?

How will a dysfunctional Democratic Party get themselves out of this mess they, themselves, created? No 2622 Posted by fw, May 13, 2020 — “These are strange days, indeed. But … Continue reading

May 13, 2020

Why we must quickly transition from fossil fuels, and how it can be done with a Green New Deal

Stan Cox outlines achievable ideas for a climate solution that addresses glaring gaps in most GND articles. No 2621 Posted by fw, May 11, 2020 — “A leakproof, declining cap … Continue reading

May 11, 2020

Think of Wall Street as a “wall” protecting the rich from the rest of us

Until the rich feel our pain, it’s easy for them not to care. No 2620 Posted by fw, May 10, 2020 — “In the month of April—as 30 million Americans … Continue reading

May 10, 2020

Can Jamie Metzl’s OneShared.World create a political force to influence government decision making?

One immediate challenge facing this new movement is to collectively figure out how to build the world we want. No 2619 Posted by fw, May 8, 2020 — “The way … Continue reading

May 8, 2020

Trump and Biden – “These low functioning shits are what the current US system wants to serve up to us”

“The fact that those who are the very worst in terms of exploitation of others rise in this system is evidenced by the “choice” in presidential candidates we are faced … Continue reading

May 6, 2020