Citizen Action Monitor

Kinder Morgan suspends pipeline work, gives governments until May 31 to resolve differences

Under attack from BC and Alberta, Trudeau blames his predecessor, Stephen Harper No 2197 Posted by fw, April 9, 2018 “In Calgary Sunday afternoon, Kinder announced it was suspending ‘all non-essential activities … Continue reading

April 9, 2018

Trudeau has lied to Canadians, deceived us into believing Kinder Morgan will have no adverse effects

Environmental engineer and former Kinder Morgan employee, explains why she opposes pipeline expansion. No 2192 Posted by fw, March 27, 2018 “That is absolutely the worst time to be investing … Continue reading

March 27, 2018

People power of local groups pull off nationwide actions of resistance to Kinder Morgan pipeline

Kudos to Leadnow and 350.org’s support of Indigenous-led resistance, as thousands show up at MP offices. No 2191 Posted by fw, March 27, 2018 “You got the government’s attention: Environment … Continue reading

March 27, 2018

Dozens defy court injunction, stage protest at Kinder Morgan construction zone – RCMP make arrests  

 PM Trudeau underestimated strong opposition to the project, claims Cree Nation member Clayton Thomas-Müller. No 2183 Posted by fw, March 18, 2018 “Burnaby RCMP started arrests after dozens of people … Continue reading

March 18, 2018

Two thumbs way up for 350.org’s Katie and Daniel, kicked out of the House of Commons

They interrupted the PM, calling on him to “show the science” on Kinder Morgan pipeline. No 2171 Posted by fw, March 1, 2018 “Today [Feb. 28], my friend Daniel and … Continue reading

March 1, 2018

Will Canada’s leftist Leap movement have any impact on an NDP party being built by Jagmeet Singh?

Leap’s Avi Lewis believes progressives are ready for an NDP party that will embrace “something bolder.” No 2158 Posted by fw, February 6, 2018 “A revolution is coming to Ottawa … Continue reading

February 6, 2018

US grad students don’t despair over GOP tax bill — they organize for a just cause

Grads see union membership as way to oppose Trump’s corporatist agenda and anti-intellectualism. No 2153 Posted by fw, January 29, 2018 “Not surprisingly, when graduate students heard that the Republican … Continue reading

January 29, 2018

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

“Donald Trump’s a fucking idiot. If he’s going to believe that our voices are going to be silent…”

Thousands of activists and veterans say they’re returning to Standing Rock, to prepare to block its completion. No 1892 Posted by fw, February 13, 2017 Donald Trump – “I don’t even … Continue reading

February 13, 2017

Anti-Trump exhortations from the magnificent Women’s March on Washington stir a nation to action

Gloria Steinem, Nina Donovan/Ashley Judd, Janet Mock, Cecile Richards, Tamika Mallory, Sophie Cruz, Angela Davis, Janelle Monáe, Madonna, Alicia Keys No 1876 Posted by fw, January 24, 2017 First, Re Nina … Continue reading

January 24, 2017

Women storm Washington: Protest March three times size of Trump’s inaugural gathering

“We will not go from being a nation of immigrants to a nation of ignorance” – fiery America Ferrera to cheering masses. No 1875 Posted by fw, January 23, 2017 America … Continue reading

January 23, 2017

Courageous Israeli Jew, Shirly Bahar, on why she supports boycott of Israeli academic institutions

“Supporting non-violent resistance to occupation and oppression marks a political moral obligation to account for the suffering of others.” No 1859 Posted by fw, December 30, 2016 “A daughter of immigrants … Continue reading

December 30, 2016

Trudeau’s cutesy tweets, photo-ops, and smiles won’t stem the outrage headed his way

Approval of LNG projects, Site C, Kinder Morgan, and Line 3 have laid bare, for all to see, the PM’s duplicity. No 1837 Posted by fw, December 2, 2016 “The contorted … Continue reading

December 2, 2016

Seven years into CETA negotiations, Canadian officials continue to claim they are close to sealing the deal

“…full implementation of CETA will take years, not months,” says Michael Geist. No 1726 Posted by fw, July 14, 2016 “[W]ith rising opposition to trade agreements, the fallout from Brexit, and … Continue reading

July 14, 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

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

COP21’s final report sends mixed messages — Whether it’s a turning point depends on us

No mistaking message of thousands of Paris protesters — People power will determine how fast world faces up to climate crisis. No 1538 Posted by fw, December 13, 2015 “While … Continue reading

December 13, 2015

Top German lawmaker blasts anti-democratic TTIP deal

Based on agreement’s faltering progress across EU, deal may not be completed by end of Obama presidency. No 1494 Posted by fw, October 29, 2015 “Opposition to the corporate-friendly pact, which has been … Continue reading

October 29, 2015

Can anti-TPP forces triumph over tyrannical rich and powerful corporate and political policy makers?

“We are winning and can finish the job.” Sheer bravado? Or are there sure signs of cracks in the negotiations? No 1468 Posted by fw, October 4, 2015 “Many of … Continue reading

October 4, 2015