Citizen Action Monitor

OTTAWA COMPLICIT? — Horrendous impact of US sanctions on economy and health of Venezuelans

Washington boasts about hardship they have caused — By UN definition, it’s “genocide,” alleges The Lancet. No 2481 Posted by fw, June 17, 2019 “Since 2014, 43 unilateral, coercive measures … Continue reading

June 17, 2019

Vicious Trump administration plans to cut off Venezuelan food program for 6 million low-income families

Calculated strategy is to push the poor to starvation so they will rise up against Maduro. No 2478 Posted by fw, June 4, 2019 “One thing is clear. The U.S. … Continue reading

June 4, 2019

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

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

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

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

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

Canadian prof slams Canada for its role in fomenting right-wing led uprising against Venezuela

Most shocking is Ottawa’s official lies and corporate media’s suppression of cause of Venezuela’s economic and civil collapse. No 2431 Posted by fw, February 10, 2019 “… it is not … Continue reading

February 10, 2019

Damning indictment of Ottawa’s recent steps to overturn Venezuela’s elected government

Science for Peace: “Our Ministry of Foreign Affairs has openly worked for rejection of the authority of the elected Maduro government.” No 2430 Posted by fw, February 9, 2019 “Science … Continue reading

February 9, 2019

My letter to Canada’s Foreign Affairs Minister Freeland on her perversion of the truth about Venezuela

“You have revealed your utter contempt for the intelligence of responsibly informed Canadians – and there are thousands of us.” No 2427 Posted by fw, February 6, 2019 My recent … Continue reading

February 6, 2019

Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland aggressively backs Washington-led coup in Venezuela

She ignores inconvenient facts, including – Juan Guaidó is US-groomed, far-right thug; Lima Group plots regime change. No 2426 Posted by fw, February 3, 2019 How does Canada’s Foreign Minister … Continue reading

February 3, 2019

Our doing of bad things, sometimes extremely bad things, has fascinated writer AL Kennedy all her life

In this talk, Kennedy reflects on the causes of bad behaviour and suggests ways we can encourage good behaviour. But, are we likely to change? No 2425 Posted by fw, … Continue reading

January 29, 2019

Canadians are unwitting accomplices in Israeli war crime, funding up to 25% of JNF Canada’s budget

Moreover, JNF Canada violates Canada Revenue rules by using its charitable status to further the cause of a foreign state. No 2421 Posted by fw, January 20, 2019 “Established in … Continue reading

January 21, 2019

Universities are hosting research that helps advertisers hack our minds, claims George Monbiot

Universities in the Netherlands and US are researching ways advertisers can counter your efforts to resist ads. No 2411 Posted by fw, January 6, 2019 “A major industry seeks to … Continue reading

January 6, 2019

“The American Empire is coming to an end,” declares Chris Hedges (VIDEO)

Hedges traces the political, economic, cultural, military, and environmental factors contributing to the US demise. No 2406 Posted by fw, December 26, 2018 “The American Empire is coming to an … Continue reading

December 26, 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

Trudeau’s hypocritical human rights grandstanding sparks Saudi reprisals

Trudeau invoked “human rights” to justify Canada’s violent imperialist military interventions around the globe. No 2350 Posted by fw, August 12, 2018 “Riyadh’s aggressive response to Canada’s diplomatic slap-on-the-wrist reflects … Continue reading

August 12, 2018

In praise of “Adventures In Contentment”, published in 1910, by an author seeking an escape from Success

David Grayson’s book deserves to be celebrated once again as a balm for this current age of turmoil. No 2339 Posted by fw, July 28, 2018 In 1910, Ray Stannard … Continue reading

July 28, 2018