Citizen Action Monitor

US suckered Canada into proceeding with illegitimate extradition of Huawei’s Meng Wanzhou

“We aren’t courageously standing on principle, we’re tip-toeing around Donald Trump, while our own citizens rot in a Chinese prison.” No 2638 Posted by fw, June 30, 2020 — “The … Continue reading

June 30, 2020

Ralph Nader calls, once again, on Congress to hold Trump accountable for his multiple impeachable offenses

“We the People of the United States deserve leadership, not spectatorship. Our constitutional handiwork is in peril.” No 2637 Posted by fw, June 26, 2020 “Here is an abridged version … Continue reading

June 26, 2020

Biden and Trump, Democrats and Republicans — more alike than different

There is one difference — With Biden you get even more war-mongering No 2636 Posted by fw, June 22, 2020 “Joe Biden keeps trying to out-warmonger Donald Trump, and, by … Continue reading

June 22, 2020

The United States’ nation of protesters won the battle — The right to protest was upheld.

But the enemies of democracy remain: to have a long-term impact, citizens must be organized into politically potent interest groups. No 2635 Posted by fw, June 19, 2020 “Irrational Trump … Continue reading

June 19, 2020

“Clouds will determine humanity’s fate,” suggests new body of research evidence

Growing evidence indicates the net effect of clouds is to increase warming, which, if confirmed, increases the urgency to reduce emissions as quickly as possible. No 2634 Posted by fw, … Continue reading

June 16, 2020

Thinking of transitioning your home from fossil fuels to renewables? Read this first.

People who look at energy transition solely as a matter of politics and policy have little understanding of what is actually required. No 2633 Posted by fw, June 13, 2020 … Continue reading

June 13, 2020

“We’re headed for collapse and it may already be too late to change course”: World’s top scientists

Drawing on interviews and reviews of recent research, article paints a grim picture of humanity’s prospects. No 2632 Posted by fw, June 9, 2020 — “Australia’s top climate scientist says … Continue reading

June 9, 2020

The case for the decline and failure of Western-style democracies, as predicted by Prof. Shawn Rosenberg

In an address to colleagues, Rosenberg discusses the rise of incompetent citizens, accompanied by the appeal of right-wing populism. No 2631 Posted by fw, June 7, 2020 — Democracy Devouring … Continue reading

June 7, 2020

Virologist William Haseltine warns: “Don’t count on a vaccine being developed for COVID-19”

There is some good news of sorts — Haseltine emphasizes that “changes in behavior can save us.“ No 2630 Posted by fw, June 4, 2020 — “William Haseltine: People should … Continue reading

June 4, 2020

How America’s ruling elites destroyed democracy, robbed the Treasury, and left half the country in poverty

When the elites close the escape routes for the oppressed, the language of force becomes their only remaining, desperate form of communication. No 2629 Posted by fw, June 2, 2020 … Continue reading

June 2, 2020

18 ways in which our outpouring of ‘normality’ in the last 50 years has just about destroyed life on Earth

16 reasons why Tyee journalist Andrew Nikiforuk does not want to go back to ‘normal’. No 2628 Posted by fw, June 1, 2020 — “Sharon Wilson is a fifth-generation Texan … Continue reading

June 1, 2020