Citizen Action Monitor

Hagens’ tenth Intervention and Wild Idea: “Life Ethic” to recover a sense of the SACRED in our lives

It should not be that difficult to decide what matters in our culture – all we need is a consistent ethic of life. — No 2747 Posted by fw, June … Continue reading

June 24, 2021

Hagens’ ninth Intervention and Wild Idea: “Civilian Land Corps” at the intersection of EUCATION, KNOWLEDGE, ECOLOGY

What if we allowed for a voluntary year off for 17 to 25 year-olds to work on ecological and community restoration projects? — No 2746 Posted by fw, June 23, … Continue reading

June 23, 2021

Hagens’ eighth Intervention and Wild Idea: “A Cultural Triage” Meet the future halfway — COMPROMISE

The future is going to require a lot of really tough choices – What to save and maintain and what to discard and dump. Be creative. Get started. — No … Continue reading

June 22, 2021

Hagens’ seventh Intervention and Wild Idea: “How Are We?” A project to measure our WELL-BEING

“How Are We?” will collect real data to measure how Americans are doing in terms of Life-Style metrics like health, jobs, meaning, safety, community, etc. No 2744 Posted by fw, … Continue reading

June 21, 2021

Hagens’ sixth Intervention and Wild Idea: UnTax all labor-related taxes; Tax all non-renewable resources

Setting labor-related taxes to zero, while taxing non-renewable resources, will incentivize commodity and service price increases, aligning them with their extraction costs. — No 2743 Posted by fw, June 20, … Continue reading

June 20, 2021

Hagens’ fifth Intervention and Wild Idea: a Council of Contrarians

A Council of Contrarians, made up of diverse, qualified persons, would have negative authority to CENSURE bad ideas. — No 2742 Posted by fw, June 19, 2021— “As our plight … Continue reading

June 19, 2021

Hagens’ fourth Intervention and Wild Idea: a Council of Elders

Tsunamis are coming. The foresight offered by a Council of Elders would position it to advance policies and solutions for a world facing future calamities. — No 2741 Posted by … Continue reading

June 18, 2021

Hagens’ third Intervention and Wild Idea: Sensemaking diplomats

“We need collective sensemaking as a prerequisite toward collective coordination and action.” –— No 2740 Posted by fw, June 17, 2021 — “There is a distinction between information and how … Continue reading

June 17, 2021

Hagens’ second Intervention and Wild Idea: Pro-future Exponential Information Technology

Information has been weaponized: Changing how we access and share information can progressively enhance the quality of life for all, and change global governance. — No 2739 Posted by fw, … Continue reading

June 14, 2021

Hagens unveils his first Intervention and Wild Idea: “Energy Appreciation Day”

We’re energy blind, says Hagens; It’s past time to pull back the energy blindfolds of our cultural situation. — No 2738 Posted by fw, June 13, 2021 — In the … Continue reading

June 13, 2021

The highest risks humanity will face in the coming decades will be how we manage the carbon pulse

But in the next decade we’ll face multiple other risks much higher on politicians’ and citizens’ agendas than climate change No 2737 Posted by fw, June 11, 2021 “On Earth … Continue reading

June 11, 2021

“WE ARE DOOMED” is Nate Hagens’ #1 Myth on his list of 33 myths about where we’re headed

Fixed, biased personal viewpoints like this, says Hagens, are subverting interpersonal communications about the future. — No 2736 Posted by fw, June 7, 2021 Paraphrasing Dr. Hagens, here is my … Continue reading

June 7, 2021

Is the National Observer intentionally ignoring reports by/about leading climate scientists?

Why has Observer reporter not responded to my email promoting work of Dr. Nate Hagens? — No 2735 Posted by fw, June 6, 2021 — On May 31, I sent … Continue reading

June 6, 2021

We live in a world of islands of expertise separated by oceans of misinformation and confusion

“Collective coordination of our upcoming challenges will not be possible without first having collective sense-making”: Nate Hagens — No 2734 Posted by fw, June 5, 2021 — “I think we’ve … Continue reading

June 5, 2021

Sign petition to demand Trudeau Cabinet overrule CRTC decision to hike Internet rates

CRTC decision condemns Canadians to decades more of Big Telecom’s price gouging. — No 2733 Posted by fw, June 3, 2021 — Below is my repost of OpenMedia’s report of … Continue reading

June 3, 2021

COLLAPSE! — Think of collapse as a drastic and chaotic reduction in energy and resource use

“… my fundamentally conservative core requires a default position that collapse is the most likely outcome,” says physicist Tom Murphy. — No 2732 Posted by fw, May 21, 2021— “The … Continue reading

May 21, 2021

Biden believes economic sanctions against China and Russia can bring down their governments

  So says renowned US economist Michael Hudson in an interview about his new book titled “Super Imperialism.” — No 2731 Posted by fw, May 16, 2021— “The United States … Continue reading

May 16, 2021

Mr. Fish’s cartoons drive a spike through the heart of Israeli’s ethnic cleansing of Palestinians

The ethnic cleansing of Palestinians to ensure Jewish demographic majority remains a state-run project. — No 2730 Posted by fw, May 14, 2021—   Mr. Fish, a.k.a. Dwayne Booth, is … Continue reading

May 14, 2021

The wrong question is: How can we keep our current lifestyles if we get off fossil fuels?

The right question is: How can we adapt our lifestyles when our ambitions are checked by planetary limits? — No 2729 Posted by fw, May 10, 2021— “This book may … Continue reading

May 10, 2021