Citizen Action Monitor

PM Trudeau’s elevated sense of self is laid bare in televised CBC News interview

PM’s answer to question, “Do you practice what you preach?” reveals he’s inclined to fault others for behaviours he himself exhibits. No 2404 Posted by fw, December 14, 2018 “Earlier … Continue reading

December 14, 2018

UK prof of Intensive Care Medicine diagnoses the health of planet Earth – his prognosis is foreboding

Think of a patient in Intensive Care. It’s climate change that will “off us” from planet Earth – on top of what we’re already doing to it – says Dr. … Continue reading

December 1, 2018

Account of my spat with an editor and climate specialist over Tim Garrett’s controversial research findings

While I actively promote Garrett’s research results, my rival worries Garrett will “immobilize” those seeking solutions.    No 2398 Posted by fw, November 27, 2018 NOTE — To access my … Continue reading

November 27, 2018

Call for postal workers to adopt socialist strategy in defiance of Liberals’ back-to-work law

In addition, postal workers must dump Union leadership and take full control of their struggle. No 2397 Posted by fw, November 24, 2018 Following up on World Socialist author Keith … Continue reading

November 24, 2018

Trudeau government bullies postal workers back to work, while obscuring its role as ally to big business

Liberal’s Labour Minister spouts “hogwash”, duplicitously claiming government’s strong support for collective bargaining. No 2396 Posted by fw, November 23, 2018 Keith Jones, a writer for the World Socialist Web … Continue reading

November 23, 2018

The big question facing students is how to construct a lifestyle given life’s growing complexity – Nate Hagens

Transcript of a wide-ranging, 32-minute interview with this dedicated prof who teaches his students to understand reality as it really is. No 2395 Posted by fw, November 16, 2018 To … Continue reading

November 16, 2018

In an 888-word article, Tim Garrett explains why the global economy must collapse

And if, after reading his article, you had difficulty understanding Garrett’s chain of reasoning, you’re not alone. No 2394 Posted by fw, November 12, 2018 NOTE — To access my … Continue reading

November 12, 2018

Tim Garrett — Affect of Arctic Clouds on Climate; Collapse of Civilization; and Picking Tim’s Brain

Transcript of a wide-ranging, 50-minute interview with this atmospheric physicist who says — among many other things — solar and wind enable us “to further rape the environment”. No 2392 … Continue reading

November 8, 2018

Reality ain’t what it used to be, it’s worse — Former biologist cum Sci-Fi author on the IPCC report

We’re still hurtling towards the cliff. If the US doesn’t self-destruct, Peter Watts sees The Donald as Canada’s saviour. Is he kidding? No 2391 Posted by fw, October 31, 2018 … Continue reading

October 31, 2018

IPCC’s latest report exposes Canada’s gradual approach to climate policy as a failure

Canada’s two most important climate policies – national carbon price, and Bill C-69 — are not fit for purpose. No 2390 Posted by fw, October 30, 2018 IPCC’s latest report … Continue reading

October 30, 2018

I’m discovering that Garrett’s “civilization collapse” message is a tough sell, with no takers so far. How come?

Perhaps an answer of sorts can be found in an exchange of comments I had with two other readers on a popular website. No 2385 Posted by fw, October 17, … Continue reading

October 17, 2018

Tim Garrett responds to 17 questions and criticisms about his research on the consequences of climate change

Question is — Do we have the interest, critical thinking skill, and attention span to understand Garrett’s work?   No 2384 Posted by fw, October 15, 2018 NOTE — To … Continue reading

October 15, 2018

Economic mobilization can deliver a victory over the climate crisis, says sustainability expert

Paul Gilding is confident his approach to planning an economic mobilization can eliminate net CO2 emissions by 2030. No 2371 Posted by fw, September 14, 2018 “People engaged in the … Continue reading

September 14, 2018

Parasitic system drives US stock market to record highs. Ruling class will stop at nothing to expand its wealth

Workers’ wages and working conditions decline, life expectancy falls, drug overdose grows. System reform impossible. No 2360 Posted by fw, August 26, 2018 “Since its low point on March 9, … Continue reading

August 26, 2018

Truth tellers like Assange are in a bad position because truth is now outside the mainstream news

The public don’t want “the truth”, they want Faux News because it feeds their false beliefs and biases. No 2358 Posted by fw, August 23, 2018 “Few seem to have … Continue reading

August 23, 2018

Is Giuliani telling the truth about ‘truth’? A prof answers with “the truth”

Giuliani’s remark that “truth isn’t truth” is meaningless without knowing the forum and process for determining truth. No 2357 Posted by fw, August 22, 2018 “In most cases there is … Continue reading

August 22, 2018

How do we navigate a world in which words, stories, images, and audios become increasingly suspect?

Can we break through the fakery to finally arrive at an agreement of what to do about the climate crisis that imperils us? No 2356 Posted by fw, August 20, … Continue reading

August 20, 2018

Can the push to recognize the rights of nature counter unprecedented environmental destruction?

The question is – Will recognizing the rights of nature come to mean much in the implementation? No 2355 Posted by fw, August 18, 2018 “The pace and scale of … Continue reading

August 18, 2018

Ottawa’s bogus claim that building more pipelines will create economic benefits for Canadians

“The fact of the matter is that industry keeps 96 cents of every dollar,” says researcher Regan Boychuk. No 2353 Posted by fw, August 16, 2018 “Boychuk said the entire … Continue reading

August 16, 2018