Citizen Action Monitor

With Trump, it’s been loss, after loss, as ranks of the oppressed grow – Has HOPE arrived just in time?

Can “Poor People’s Campaign – a National Call for Moral Revival” turn the tide? No 2127 Posted by fw, December 17, 2017 “It has been one defeat after another for … Continue reading

December 17, 2017

Group of 28 academics ask PM Trudeau if he understands the climate crisis. No reply after 9 weeks.

Their written concerns are framed in the context of Trudeau’s misinformed public statements. No 2016 Posted by fw, July 26, 2017 “We are now facing the profound consequences of overexpansion … Continue reading

July 26, 2017

CETA: Hundreds of Civil society groups in Canada and Europe issue loud clear call for rejection

Will Trudeau heed the call, or will he ignore citizens, cave to the ruling class and ratify CETA? No 1846 Posted by fw, December 14, 2016 “As it stands, CETA is … Continue reading

December 14, 2016

Citizens learning how to present a unified climate justice strategy at Team Trudeau’s consultation meetings

Coalition of activist leaders teach folks how to stay on message, avoid being micro-managed by facilitators. No 1696 Posted by fw, June 8, 2016 Following up on an April 28, 2016 … Continue reading

June 8, 2016

Zionist and right-wingers at Toronto’s York University fail to deligitimate and vilify on-campus BDS movement

Anti-BDS forces use classic McCarthy-like smear tactics in personal attacks on campus colleagues. No 1688 Posted by fw, May 31. 2016 In the following 10-minute embedded video, David McNally, York University … Continue reading

May 31, 2016

Tens of thousands join Break Free actions targeting world’s most dangerous fossil fuel sites

Cheers all around! But, is anyone assessing the effectiveness of this unprecedented campaign? No 1674 Posted by fw, May 16, 2016 “Tens of thousands of activists took to the streets, occupied … Continue reading

May 16, 2016

The People’s Climate Plan launched by dozens of national and grassroots organizations

Goal is to flood Trudeau’s “public consultation” process with pro-clean energy, anti-pipeline feedback. No 1655 Posted by fw, April 28, 2016 To find out how to amplify your voice in the … Continue reading

April 28, 2016

Can a letter to PM Trudeau from coalition of 55 groups spark decisive, positive action on climate change?

Coalition lays out six bold policy initiatives, including a transition to 100% renewable energy by 2050 No 1603 Posted by fw, February 27, 2016 “Ahead of the feds’ March 3 climate … Continue reading

February 27, 2016

DEMOCRACY SPRING — Huge U.S. civil disobedience march and sit-in planned for Washington this April

Action will demand Congress get big money out of politics, ensure free and fair elections. No 1568 Posted by fw, January 18, 2016 “It’s time to take mass nonviolent action … Continue reading

January 18, 2016

TPP-Free Zones are being created by communities across the US and EU

Why aren’t Canada’s political, social, labour and environmental NGOs jumping all over this initiative? No 1472 Posted by fw, October 7, 2015 “You can join communities that are rejecting these … Continue reading

October 7, 2015

“Leap Manifesto”, a compelling, positive vision for Canada’s climate and economy

“Manifesto madness” warns Canada’s corporate mouthpiece, the Globe and Mail No 1453 Posted by fw, September 18, 2015 “It lays out a vision – bolder than anything on offer from political … Continue reading

September 18, 2015

AMAZING — How a new global movement plans to solve climate, hunger, health, and democracy crises

Regeneration International commits to feed the planet and reverse climate change via regenerative agriculture No 1375 Posted by fw, June 19, 2015 “When literally billions of people, the 99 percent, … Continue reading

June 19, 2015

It is past time for a massive mobilization to pressure political leaders to act decisively on climate change

Plans are now being prepared for this massive mobilization, leading up to and in Paris No 1347 Posted by fw, May 24, 2015 “Strong social forces with the ability to … Continue reading

May 24, 2015

Bold new campaign: US progressives seek to overthrow entrenched policies of the wealthy and the powerful

“The game is rigged” said Sen. Elizabeth Warren in her keynote address at the campaign kick-off event No 1323 Posted by fw, May 1, 2015 “The senator was speaking at … Continue reading

May 1, 2015

World’s leading alternative economic and social movements form strategic alliance to take on neoliberals

Can these activist movements find time, energy, resources, and support, to take alternative solutions to new levels? No 1280 Posted by fw, March 14, 2015 “The proliferation of activist initiatives … Continue reading

March 14, 2015

Dozens of Italian cities empower citizen action through city-citizen joint initiatives to improve city life

Innovative co-design approach represents serious shift in thinking in “finding solutions” to manage city projects and urban issues No 1272 Posted by fw, March 4, 2015 “What would it be … Continue reading

March 4, 2015

US coalition of 8 file lawsuit challenging State Dept’s illegal approval of Enbridge’s tar sands pipeline plans

“The only thing worse than dirty oil is dirty oil backed by dirty tricks.” No 1189 Posted by fw, November 13, 2014 “ ‘The Obama administration should be ashamed of … Continue reading

November 13, 2014

Fierce grassroots resistance blows $17 billion hole in tar sands revenues

Anti-tar sands campaigns cause delays and cancelled projects, says new report No 1179 Posted by fw, November 2, 2014 “The growing tide of tar sands resistance—seen in blockades, tree sits, … Continue reading

November 2, 2014

DISRUPTION – the official film of the People’s Climate March – Watch It Here

The march is this Sunday, September 21, 2014 in New York City. No 1149 Posted by fw, September 19, 2014 DISRUPTION, a film by Kelly Nyks & Jared P. Scott, … Continue reading

September 19, 2014