Citizen Action Monitor

“I can’t foresee any of the vaccine candidates offering a lifetime immunity,” says Canadian epidemiologist

COVID will mutate, requiring different vaccine formulations and probably boosters throughout our lifetime. —– No 2676 Posted by fw, October 30, 2020 — “First of all, in the general population … Continue reading

October 30, 2020

Nine killer facts about capitalism you need to know – Chris Hedges explains

Until citizens have an electoral system that’s not dependent on corporate money, capitalists will continue to practice legalized fraud. — No 2675 Posted by fw, October 28, 2020 — In … Continue reading

October 28, 2020

Bearing witness to the evidence of despair and decay in the United States, by Chris Hedges

Author, activist, dissident, Hedges examines the cultural and social forces that have given rise to extremism in America. — No 2674 Posted by fw, October 25, 2020 — Author, activist … Continue reading

October 25, 2020

Electric vehicles will not help get us to zero carbon emissions — U of Toronto researcher explains

“What we should also be focused on is whether anyone should use a private vehicle at all.” — No 2673 Posted by fw, October 22, 2020 — “California recently announced … Continue reading

October 22, 2020

Canadian prof ponders Canada’s response to possible outcomes of US presidential election

When American friends talked of moving to Canada after Trump’s 2016 win, Leo Panitch joked we would “build a wall and make you pay for it.” — No 2672 Posted … Continue reading

October 19, 2020

Predicted outcome of Trump-Biden race by Ottawa-based pollster who forecast Trump’s 2016 victory

Erin Kelly on what her artificial intelligence algorithm reveals about latest developments in the race. –— No 2671 Posted by fw, October 18, 2020 – “Back in 2016 not many … Continue reading

October 18, 2020

Canada’s avowedly capitalist “Green” Party, elects lawyer Annamie Paul, a black, Jewish woman, as new leader

“During the leadership campaign, Paul equivocated on most political issues, pointing to ‘party policy’ when pressed…” — No 2670 Posted by fw, October 13, 2020 — “After a year-long leadership … Continue reading

October 13, 2020

Why America has failed to derail Trump’s dictatorial presidency

Trump has intimidated almost everyone with any power or influence into submission or silence, contends Ralph Nader. — No 2669 Posted by fw, October 12, 2020 — “Let’s give dangerous, … Continue reading

October 12, 2020

How did world’s most powerful country fail so thoroughly in its response to a global pandemic?

“Totally Under Control” film traces Trump administration’s incompetence, corruption and denial in the face of COVID-19. — No 2668 Posted by fw, October 10, 2020 — “Interviewees — a who’s … Continue reading

October 10, 2020

Why capitalism is failing workers and triggering repeated economic crashes – US economist explains

Richard Wolff sees workers’ growing awareness of capitalism’s failures as a force for system change. — No 2667 Posted by fw, October 5, 2020 — “The problem of policies aimed … Continue reading

October 5, 2020

Educator’s disturbing account of life in Johnston, Rhode Island, a town of Trump supporters that likes bullies

“My 12 years in Johnston were a living hell,” declares former public school specialist. — No 2666 Posted by fw, October 3, 2020 — “When the gaping holes in the … Continue reading

October 3, 2020