Citizen Action Monitor

“The Girl in the Café”: I treasure this 2005 film, a mix of romance and political drama – Watch it below

The girl, Gina, an activist in her own blunt way, struck me as a prototypical Greta Thunberg, who burst on the scene 13 years later, with her irreverent “blah, blah, … Continue reading

November 26, 2021

Satirical video slices and dices deceit of governments’ “Net-Zero by 2050” COP-26 pledges

Fact is, say scientists, that “Net-Zero by 2050” really means we’re “net-fucked by 2050.” — No 2796 by fw, November 10, 2021 — CAUTION: Readers may find the word “fucked” … Continue reading

November 10, 2021 · 1 Comment

In Republican Bibles, love, forgiveness and hope, are expressed as vows to predatory capitalism and patriotism

And, according to Mr. Fish, anybody who forsakes these vows “will have their motherfucking heads blown off.” — No 2780 by fw, September 23, 2021 — Understand the GOP Bible, … Continue reading

September 23, 2021

“They’re always telling us never to forget 9/11…

… but somehow they never want us to remember our corrosive and savagely carcinogenic domestic and foreign policies…” Mr. Fish — No 2777 by fw, September 12, 2021— Never Forget … Continue reading

September 12, 2021

In an imaginary interview, Ralph Nader ridicules Rocketman Jeff Bezos

After his 10 minute, 66 mile zoom above Earth, Bezos agreed to interviews with salivating reporters: Greg Galaxy got the nod. — No 2758 by fw, July 24, 2021 — … Continue reading

July 24, 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

NET ZERO — Everyone, from countries to companies, is talking about it – But what does it really mean?

BEWARE — Turns out that not all Net Zeros are created equal – Some are “greenwashing” with big loopholes to slip through. — No 2689 Posted by fw, December 1, … Continue reading

December 1, 2020

Dark humor for Americans seeking answers for a government without a clue

Stephan Pastis, creator of Pearls Before Swine, lets his comic strip characters reflect his own world view. — No 2677 Posted by fw, November 1, 2020 — Pearls Before Swine … Continue reading

November 1, 2020

How did world’s most powerful country fail so thoroughly in its response to a global pandemic?

“Totally Under Control” film traces Trump administration’s incompetence, corruption and denial in the face of COVID-19. — No 2668 Posted by fw, October 10, 2020 — “Interviewees — a who’s … Continue reading

October 10, 2020

Washington’s Bitches – British, Ecuadorian, and Australian Governments – hand over Assange

The charge – Making US look like war criminals. Scorching satire unveils “avalanche of media bullshit.” — No 2661 Posted by fw, September 15, 2020 — The British, Australian, Ecuadorian, … Continue reading

September 15, 2020

Black humor for Bleak times

Stephan Pastis, creator of Pearls Before Swine, lets his comic strip characters reflect his own world view. — No 2659 Posted by fw, September 6, 2020 — As I retreat … Continue reading

September 6, 2020

Summer Day’s Dream, a 1949 play with lifestyle implications for a post-pandemic world?

John Gielgud heads the cast in this 1994 BBC TV ‘Performance’ adaptation of J.B. Priestley’s 1949 play. — No 2652 Posted by fw, August 10, 2020 — Summer Day’s Dream … Continue reading

August 10, 2020

Slashing satire skewers Trump’s malicious Pandemic Campaign

Despite the levity, Australia’s Giordano Nanni of Juice Media expresses genuine concern for what’s happening in America. — No 2648 Posted by fw, July 31, 2020 — “We’ve had so … Continue reading

July 31, 2020

Will we ever have Flash Mobs like these again?

Time out for pure joy — and perhaps for shedding a tear or two — in remembrance of beautiful things past but not forever lost. No 2613 Posted by fw, … Continue reading

April 14, 2020

And now for something completely different – A map for that pandemic weekend getaway

Scroll down for a dark humor break — No 2603 Posted by fw, March 22, 2020                       PANDEMIC TRAVEL IDEAS

March 22, 2020

“Heyyy America! Listen up! Are you really going to do this Joe Biden thing?”

“You will not beat Donald Trump by telling them they’re imagining symptoms of dementia that are clearly and unquestionably there.” No 2599 Posted by fw, March 9, 2020 “Ummmm… so, … Continue reading

March 9, 2020

A stunning musical meditation on the silent war on trees (VIDEO)

“Epidemic attacks are causing forests to decline around the world,” declares activist Gail Zawacki No 2591 Posted by fw, February 21, 2020 — “Ozone is invisible but highly toxic air … Continue reading

February 21, 2020

In Trump’s America – Clever song marks the election of Trump as the day American democracy died

Watch the animated Founding Fathers in a rousing rendition of “The Day America Died”. No 2590 Posted by fw, February 20, 2020  — The Day America Died A long, long … Continue reading

February 20, 2020

The remarkable Lisa Fithian, global activist extraordinaire

“If we’re not willing to create the kind of disruption that will force the power-holders to make different choices, we’re going to continue to be dealing with a lot of … Continue reading

February 16, 2020