Citizen Action Monitor

Trump’s heartless, “illegal” sanctions on Venezuela caused an estimated 40,000-plus deaths in 2017-2018

The sanctions have “disproportionately harmed the poorest and most vulnerable Venezuelans” No 2465 Posted by fw, April 26, 2019 “Two American economists warn that U.S. sanctions targeting Venezuela ‘are a … Continue reading

April 26, 2019

Today is Palestinian Prisoners Day – Over 1,000 prisoners launched a mass hunger strike

As an aside – When will Elizabeth May take her Green Party’s “targeted sanctions against Israel” for a test drive? No 1935 Posted by fw, April 17, 2017 “In a statement … Continue reading

April 17, 2017

Ghastly reality of America – Peace activists arrested for feeding Tampa’s homeless in public park

“The hunger enforcement officers are here. This is their idea of serving the public.” No 1866 Posted by fw, January 10, 2017 “Tampa Food Not Bombs has served the homeless in … Continue reading

January 10, 2017

The ghastly reality of America

“Another lonely man dies of exposure while the world around him shops.” No 1865 Posted by fw, January 9, 2017 “The man died like a baby alone, the cradle of his … Continue reading

January 9, 2017

Israel and Palestine have crossed a point of no return, suggest Tariq Ali and Norman Finkelstein – Part 3 of 3

Tariq Ali argues that Israel’s epithetical smear, ’anti-Semitic’, is losing its sting and power to intimidate BDS supporters. No 1811 Posted by fw, October 27, 2016 Just to recap. In Part … Continue reading

October 27, 2016

Israel and Palestine have crossed a point of no return, suggest Tariq Ali and Norman Finkelstein – Part 2

Paradoxically, things have never looked better for the Palestinians, says Finkelstein, and he explains why. No 1810 Posted by fw, October 26, 2016 Non-violence as a tactic has real possibilities. One … Continue reading

October 26, 2016

Israel and Palestine have crossed a point of no return, suggest Tariq Ali and Norman Finkelstein – Part 1

Finkelstein: Israel society inured to the brutality they’ve inflicted — Ali: Palestinians have lost the battle for their own state. No 1809 Posted by fw, October 25, 2016 Even the torture … Continue reading

October 25, 2016

Philosophy prof makes compelling moral case for Canada’s Green Party to affirm support for BDS

Anyone who opposes non-violent means of struggle against colonial injustice denies the humanity of the oppressed group. No 1777 Posted by fw, September 14, 2016 In a recent article, BDS: A … Continue reading

September 14, 2016

Deeply rooted factional politics in Palestinian society is jeopardizing their own salvation

“There can never be a free Palestine without Palestinians first freeing themselves from factional repression,” says Ramzy Baroud. No 1748 Posted by fw, August 11, 2016 “But the truth is, for … Continue reading

August 11, 2016

No public censure by Canada of Israel’s induced water scarcity for Palestinians

No water scarcity in West Bank — Palestinians suffer from Israel’s induced scarcity, an act of “hydro-apartheid”. No 1740 Posted by fw, August 1, 2016 “The current so-called water crisis is … Continue reading

August 1, 2016

Wynne considers anti-BDS motion. Trudeau values Israel as a ‘friend’. And Palestinians? Well, they die.

Today, as we celebrate Canada Day, Israeli soldiers gunned down Sara, 27, a lovely, pregnant Palestinian woman. No 1716 Posted by fw, July 1, 2016 Death in Palestine According to an … Continue reading

July 1, 2016

Pro-Israel lobby attacks Green Party over its call to revoke charitable status of Jewish National Fund

In response to bullying of Greens, Independent Jewish Voices challenges lobby to public debate. No 1714 Posted by fw, June 29, 2016 “The pro-Israel lobby suddenly launched vicious, defamatory attacks on … Continue reading

June 29, 2016

Tell Airbnb to stop listing Israeli owned homes illegally located on stolen Palestinian land

Airbnb is making a profit off of stolen land and the displacement of Palestinians. Please care. Take action now. No 1681 Posted by fw, May 24. 2016 As a visitor to … Continue reading

May 24, 2016

Life and Death in Palestine: Information gift for a Premier — Day 19

Chomsky: The road ahead for Palestinians will lead to the horrific final solution already unfolding before us. No 1671 Posted by fw, May 13, 2016 Friday, May 13, 2016 Dear Premier … Continue reading

May 13, 2016

Life and Death in Palestine: Information gift for a Premier — Day 15

Israel launches deadly airstrikes in Gaza, Western media spin the reports in Israel’s favour. No 1666 Posted by fw, May 9, 2016 Monday, May 9, 2016 Dear Premier Wynne, Below is … Continue reading

May 9, 2016

Life and Death in Palestine: Information gift for a Premier — Day 4

Israelis and their supporters are in the process of learning the price of following the dictates of “Netanyahu’s mind.” No 1648 Posted by fw, April 22, 2016 As a reminder, scholar … Continue reading

April 22, 2016

Life and Death in Palestine: Information gift for a Premier — Day 3

US accuses Israel of ‘excessive use of force’ in human rights report No 1647 Posted by fw, April 21, 2016 As a reminder, scholar and educator Herbert Thelen inspired this protest … Continue reading

April 21, 2016

Life and Death in Palestine: Information gift for a Premier — Day 2

Israeli Minster Calls for “Civil Targeted Killings” of BDS Leaders No 1646 Posted by fw, April 21, 2016 Yesterday, Day 2 of my campaign to email a letter a day to … Continue reading

April 21, 2016

Life and death in Palestine: Information gift for a Premier — Day 1

Israel policy of expelling Palestinians from West Bank No 1645 Posted by fw, April 20, 2016 Yesterday I sent the following email letter to Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne. It follows hard … Continue reading

April 20, 2016