Citizen Action Monitor

Bernie Sanders is an imperialist, fake-socialist company man for the Dems, says Glen Ford

Sanders finds it “impossible to accept” a People’s Party draft-Bernie movement to run for president. Hmm. No 1985 Posted by fw, June 17, 2017 “Leftish Democrats insist they can reform the … Continue reading

June 17, 2017

Call for NDP to stand with Palestine — from Canadian academics, community leaders and organizations

Signatories set forth proposals that most Canadians can get behind. No 1982 Posted by fw, June 13, 2017 “… a group of over 80 academics, community leaders and organizations have authored … Continue reading

June 13, 2017

Canada ready to line up behind Trump’s aggressive actions against North Korea

Canada’s ruling class overwhelmingly supports US drive to force North Korea to bow to US threats. No 1946 Posted by fw, April 29, 2017 “As the Trump administration continues to recklessly … Continue reading

April 29, 2017

“There was no Syrian chemical weapons attack”, claims ex-U.S. intelligence officials in memo to Trump

But has Guardian article delivered a crushing blow to ex-U.S. intelligence officials’ claim? No 1930 Posted by fw, April 11, 2017 “Our U.S. Army contacts in the area have told us … Continue reading

April 11, 2017

MUST READ: Glenn Greenwald’s brilliant in-depth analysis of Trump’s bombing attack

It’s hard to think of anything more evil and immoral than bombing to avoid looking weak No 1929 Posted by fw, April 9, 2017 “Ultimately, what is perhaps most depressing about … Continue reading

April 9, 2017

Poison gas attack was pretext for US launching long-planned military intervention in Syria

Did Trump’s abrupt change of mind reflect increasing pressure for war from his military advisers? No 1928 Posted by fw, April 7, 2017 “The claim that this attack is a response … Continue reading

April 7, 2017

“We have retreated into a simplified and often completely fake version of the world” VIDEO

Various social, political and cultural agents have landed us in this seemingly hopeless world situation. No 1831 Posted by fw, November 22, 2016 The following passage is an excerpted, slightly edited … Continue reading

November 22, 2016

Israel and Palestine have crossed a point of no return, suggest Tariq Ali and Norman Finkelstein – Part 3 of 3

Tariq Ali argues that Israel’s epithetical smear, ’anti-Semitic’, is losing its sting and power to intimidate BDS supporters. No 1811 Posted by fw, October 27, 2016 Just to recap. In Part … Continue reading

October 27, 2016

Israel and Palestine have crossed a point of no return, suggest Tariq Ali and Norman Finkelstein – Part 1

Finkelstein: Israel society inured to the brutality they’ve inflicted — Ali: Palestinians have lost the battle for their own state. No 1809 Posted by fw, October 25, 2016 Even the torture … Continue reading

October 25, 2016

Breakdown in U.S.- Russia relations far worse than a new Cold War, says U.S. expert

Professor of Russian and European Politics rips apart Washington’s spin on escalating war of words. No 1801 Posted by fw, October 17, 2016 “We’re balancing on the edge of a volcano.” … Continue reading

October 17, 2016

Under the guise of peacekeeping, Trudeau’s Canada “is simply adding to the violence of the U.S. empire”

Absent a foreign policy of its own, Canada could be dragged into World War III by its next war-mongering president. No 1800 Posted by fw, October 15, 2016 “With all this … Continue reading

October 15, 2016

Extraordinary UK parliament bill seeks to allow portion of citizens’ taxes to pay for peace, not war

Labor Party MP Ruth Cadbury’s proposal will get second reading in December. No 1772 Posted by fw, September 11, 2016 “Today we are not conscripted to fight; instead, our taxes are … Continue reading

September 11, 2016

Barbaric Israeli forces “kneecap” 18 Palestinian males aged 14 to 27, threaten to “disable all the youths”

Recall PM Trudeau once insisted that “Israel is a country that has values that align with Canadian values.” No 1769 Posted by fw, September 8, 2016 First, consider this related introduction … Continue reading

September 8, 2016

US-led confrontation with Russia risks nuclear war, and exit from NATO by European partners, says Michael Hudson

It’s unlikely Canadians will find an equivalent to Hudson’s penetrating perspective in the pages of the Globe and Mail. No 1729 Posted by fw, July 17, 2016 “One of the points … Continue reading

July 17, 2016

The word you need to know is “Occupation” / The very definition of a land without a nation — Palestine

People fight for their existence / While the world turns a blinded eye / And those who should know better, Insist on asking why. No 1728 Posted by fw, July 16, … Continue reading

July 16, 2016

Trudeau claims far-right, corrupt Kiev government fights for same values that Canadians fight for. Really?

Trade deal will allow Canadian arms manufactures to sell offensive weaponry to Kiev. No 1727 Posted by fw, July 15, 2016 “Trudeau signaled that Canada would support offensive operations by Ukrainian … Continue reading

July 15, 2016

NATO Warsaw summit’s real purpose was to force western political leaders to embrace fiction as fact

“We are about to enter a most difficult and dangerous period of history,” says ex-military analyst. No 1724 Posted by fw, July 12, 2016 “The most pathetic thing about all this … Continue reading

July 12, 2016

The President who wowed Canada’s Parliament fails to impress Canadian professor

“President Barack Obama, the Nobel Peace Prize laureate, has failed to live up to the promises he made and the hopes he raised.” No 1723 Posted by fw, July 11, 2016 … Continue reading

July 11, 2016

Trudeau’s folly — PM buys into Obama-led NATO escalation with Russia, calculated to create new markets for US arms dealers

Obama-Trudeau pact may not be on a par with Bush-Blair’s 2003 Iraq WMD lies, nevertheless, it is based on lies on both sides. No 1719 Posted by fw, July 6, 2016 … Continue reading

July 6, 2016