Citizen Action Monitor

Venezuela: As suffering of poorest worsens, Trudeau-Freeland blunder ahead without moral compass

Ottawa’s abetting of US-led illegal sanctions loots Venezuelan economy, contributes to deaths of 40,000 over past two years No 2473 Posted by fw, May 12, 2019 “The effort Justin Trudeau … Continue reading

May 12, 2019

When it comes to fully explaining the global predicament we’re facing, the story is totally inaccurate

Our focus on climate change as the main problem has diverted our attention from significant other resource and environmental problems. No 2472 Posted by fw, May 10, 2019 “The climate … Continue reading

May 10, 2019

Dimitri Lascaris exposes myths perpetrated by US, Canada, EU to support Venezuelan coup attempt

VIDEO: Lascaris’ slams PM Trudeau, Foreign Minister Freeland, and CBC’s Adrienne Arsenault for Manufacturing Consent. No 2469 Posted by fw, May 5, 2019 “The primary basis of his [Guaidó’s] presidency … Continue reading

May 5, 2019

Response to CBC Ombudsperson’s dismissal of complaints re Venezuelan coverage

Criticisms raised by complainants are valid — “CBC’s overall coverage was one-sided and tilted against Maduro,” says Helga Wintal No 2468 Posted by fw, May 4, 2019 “In conclusion, I … Continue reading

May 4, 2019

Greta Thunberg’s moving full speech to UK Parliament — She is one amazing person

“You lied to us. You gave us false hope. You told us that the future was something to look forward to.” No 2466 Posted by fw, April 29, 2019 Below … Continue reading

April 29, 2019

Scientist profiles Trump’s steadfast followers — Reasons for support border on pathological

How Trump panders to and manipulates the baser instincts and psychoneurological vulnerabilities of his supporters. No 2461 Posted by fw, April 19, 2019 “Whether we want to or not, we … Continue reading

April 19, 2019

On April 10, while US-led group was busy exploring use of military force against Venezuela…

The Lima Group, including Minister Freeland, issued a declaration rejecting “any threat or course of action leading to a military intervention.” No 2460 Posted by fw, April 17, 2019 “The … Continue reading

April 17, 2019

“Holy shit we’re about to die and we better do something fast.”

“If a giant oak tree is about to collapse on to your little house, you don’t say that you are at risk of a housing change.” No 2457 Posted by … Continue reading

April 14, 2019

Beware the integration of the Green New Deal with its hidden, tangled ties to UN Agenda 21

Bottom line, the environmental movement worldwide has been co-opted by the Agenda 21 plan. No 2456 Posted by fw, April 7, 2019 “Seemingly overnight, the Green New Deal has arrived. Given … Continue reading

April 7, 2019

The dream of switching from gas-powered to electric vehicles is just that – a dream

Compared with gas-driven cars, battery-driven electric cars currently face practical limits on their utility. No 2455 Posted by fw, April 4, 2019 “… the dream of switching from petroleum-powered vehicles … Continue reading

April 4, 2019

CBC’s defence of its National News Venezuelan coverage collapses under critical content analysis

The National’s choice of which images and narrative to include and which to exclude created an unbalanced, inaccurate, pro-regime-change storyline. No 2453 Posted by fw, March 31, 2019 Just to … Continue reading

March 31, 2019

Venezuelan blackout – Canada blames Maduro regime, but 2010 memo points finger at US-funded coup leaders

Fast forward to March 2019, and the scenario outlined in 2010 memo plays out almost exactly as scripted. No 2450 Posted by fw, March 12, 2019 “We hold the illegitimate … Continue reading

March 12, 2019

We may be seeing the emergence of the ‘Trudeau Doctrine’ as a mask for interference in Venezuela

Freeland has justified Canada’s aggressive interference in Venezuela’s affairs by saying “this is our neighbourhood”. No 2445 Posted by fw, March 5, 2019 “Many Canadians are familiar with the Monroe Doctrine . … Continue reading

March 5, 2019

Greed drives corporate Canada to push Ottawa for regime change in Venezuela, says Yves Engler

“Capitalists in the Great White North seek to fill their own pockets and thwart the will of the Venezuelan people.” No 2444 Posted by fw, March 4, 2019 “Ottawa wants … Continue reading

March 4, 2019

Researcher Paul Street speculates on what Trump, the “creeping fascist”, might do if he loses the 2020 election

What strikes Street most are “the silences in the United States’ Orwellian capitalist and white-supremacist media.” No 2442 Posted by fw, March 3, 2019 “Another example of telling television silence … Continue reading

March 3, 2019

Letter to PM Trudeau – Why I am ashamed of your government’s support of regime change in Venezuela

Your government, which claims to value human rights, threatens the human rights of Venezuelans by advancing its own selfish interests. No 2441 Posted by fw, February 26, 2019 “The Canadian … Continue reading

February 26, 2019

“We have failed to heed the warnings and there is no rescue team on the way,” says Dahr Jamail

Even if we stopped all carbon emissions today, 3°C of warming is already baked into the system. No 2439 Posted by fw, February 24, 2019 “Well, it is why I … Continue reading

February 24, 2019

What shortage? Video tour of giant Caracas supermarket reveals packed shelves, exposing US media lies

“The real problem is hoarding and speculation by the wealthy in Venezuela who are taking advantage of the economic crisis created by the US.” No 2439 Posted by fw, February … Continue reading

February 22, 2019

Letter of complaint to CBC Ombudsperson re CBC News – The National’s coverage of Venezuelan crisis

Reporting since early February has not presented an accurate, fair, balanced and impartial analysis of events. No 2437 Posted by fw, February 19, 2019 “I am writing to complain about … Continue reading

February 19, 2019