Citizen Action Monitor

Low-carbon technology alone will not resolve our ecological dilemma, says Richard Heinberg

Follow the lead of ecological economists who know how to design strategies to improve our wellbeing while minimizing our consumption. — No 2704 Posted by fw, January 27, 2021 — … Continue reading

January 27, 2021

Alberta Premier Jason Kenny, all bluff and bluster, no savoir-faire in handling KXL termination

The premier has squandered, over a lost cause, what little is left of his credibility. — No 2703 Posted by fw, January 26, 2021 — “On January 20 when the … Continue reading

January 26, 2021

Raging mad Alberta Premier Kenney resorts to denial and blame over pipeline cancelation

Four pipeline realities Kenney ignored, laid bare by Tyee editor Andrew Nikiforuk. — No 2702 Posted by fw, January 25, 2021 — “As Alberta Premier Jason Kenney rants and raves … Continue reading

January 25, 2021

Telus Corp’s subsidiary, Telus Health, aims to privatize Canada’s virtual health care services

The rapid growth of private, for-profit health care, can be attributed to decades of government cuts to social services.— No 2701 Posted by fw, January 23, 2021 — “Under conditions … Continue reading

January 23, 2021

Critics weigh in with critical take on Biden’s inaugural address and prospects for his administration

Whatever their differences, both Democrats and Republicans represent the same oligarchy. — No 2700 Posted by fw, January 21, 2021 — Below are excerpts from leading online sources with their … Continue reading

January 21, 2021

Insurrection, Pandemic, Censorship, and the breakdown of “consensus reality” in the US

“It’s a crazy world out there, and it’s getting crazier. Don’t add to the insanity.” – Richard Heinberg. — No 2699 Posted by fw, January 16, 2021 — “On January … Continue reading

January 16, 2021

Chris Hedges and Cornel West discuss the meaning and significance of Jan. 6 mob insurrection

Read a full transcription of the discussion here, organized under nine headings. –- No 2698 Posted by fw, January 13, 2021 — ***** “From time to time, people suggest to … Continue reading

January 13, 2021

Trump betrays followers in video expressing “outrage” over their “violence, lawless attack” on Congress

So what’s next for his unruly mob he has thrown under the bus? An attack on the White House or his Mar A Lago Estate? No 2697 Posted by fw, … Continue reading

January 8, 2021

Screw the workers, enrich the billionaires — so goes America’s financialized, privatized capitalist economy

It wasn’t always this way. What happened? US professor of economics explains. — No 2696 Posted by fw, January 2, 2021 In a recent one-and-a-half-hour videorecording of a conversation between … Continue reading

January 2, 2021