Citizen Action Monitor

“Our actions are more systematically directed at accelerating destruction…” says Tom Murphy

We are ill-equipped to appreciate the abnormality of our time, incapable of picturing what a long-term “normal” must look like. — No 2727 Posted by fw, May 6, 2021 “Recent … Continue reading

May 6, 2021

Our rapid ascent in energy and resource use has distorted our view of “normal”

The new reality warns we are on a collision course with Earth’s finite limits —– No 2726 Posted by fw, May 3, 2021 — “The delirious ascent in energy and … Continue reading

May 3, 2021

COLLAPSE BY 2050? — By the year 2050, humanity will experience a self-inflicted global collapse

Inevitably, Earth’s remaining, globally available, nonrenewable natural resources will be insufficient to support our industrial existence, claims Chris Clugston. – Inevitably, Earth’s remaining, globally available, nonrenewable natural resources will be … Continue reading

April 22, 2021

Sir David Attenborough issues a stern warning to Earthlings in his new documentary film

Physicist Tom Murphy finds much to agree with in his review of the film: “We would keep consuming the earth until we had used it up.” No 2722 Posted by … Continue reading

March 31, 2021

We risk unleashing a “global catastrophe without equal” — Read Dr. Bossche’s letter to WHO

“In this agonizing letter I put all of my reputation and credibility at stake: It is of utmost urgency. Do open the debate. By all means: turn the tide!” — … Continue reading

March 15, 2021

BREAKING – Vaccine research expert calls for immediate halt to global vaccinations

“We’re turning a relatively harmless virus into a bioweapon of mass destruction,” claims Dr. Geert Vanden Bossche. –- No 2719 Posted by fw, March 14, 2021 — Synopsis “Geert Vanden … Continue reading

March 14, 2021

Gail Tverberg — Why Collapse Occurs: Piecing together a story based on many years of study

“Once we understand the ‘real issue’ we will grasp why the current economy is close to collapse.” — No 2718 Posted by fw, March 11, 2021 — “Collapse is a … Continue reading

March 11, 2021

Global growth is capitalism’s doomsday machine, ending in global collapse

Richard Heinberg advises “repurposing growth capital now to help unwind the doomsday machine sooner rather than later.” — No 2717 Posted by fw, March 6, 2021 — “[T]he growth mechanisms … Continue reading

March 6, 2021

“SCARY” — UK’s B117 variant COVID-19 virus may be with us for a long, long time

Moreover, “New COVID-19 strains will likely cause cases to surge this March,” predicts epidemiologist Dr. Michael Osterholm. — No 2711 Posted by fw, February 21, 2021 — The rapidly spreading … Continue reading

February 21, 2021

If humanity’s critical planetary overshoot is not corrected deliberately, nature will impose a chaotic implosion

“If we wish civilization to continue, human beings must learn to live more equitably, well within the means of nature” – William Rees. — No 2709 Posted by fw, February … Continue reading

February 14, 2021

Despite repeated warnings by climatologists, we continue to risk catastrophe for billions

Canadian scientist William Rees explains why we have repeatedly failed to achieve sustainability. — No 2708 Posted by fw, February 09, 2021— “For decades, our best science has suggested that … Continue reading

February 9, 2021

Biden administration slammed – “Everything about it is fake. It’s an Astroturf Administration”

Pressure on press to provide questions in advance of briefings is just the latest in a pile of failures to deliver on promises. — No 2706 Posted by fw, February … Continue reading

February 4, 2021

Thoughts on the weakening of democracy in America over the decades, by Chris Hedges

America’s capitalist-based form of democracy has been eradicated, reconfigured into an oligarchy, controlled by global speculators. — No 2705 Posted by fw, February 1, 2021 — In a recent appearance … Continue reading

February 1, 2021

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

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

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

Republicans and Democrats alike failed to deal effectively with 2020’s pandemic and related economic crises

Their neglect allowed political monopolists to continue to promote their self-interests by supporting private capitalism. — No 2695 Posted by fw, December 30, 2020 — For those who prefer a … Continue reading

December 30, 2020

Why major parts of the world economic system appear headed for collapse — Gail Tverberg explains

“Today’s economy is like a down escalator on which most citizens are trying to walk up — and really want to get off.” — No 2693 Posted by fw, December … Continue reading

December 24, 2020