Citizen Action Monitor

Ocasio-Cortez’ vision of a Green New Deal is futile if it’s executed within a capitalist system

Any movement that doesn’t confront the power and wealth of the ruling elites will be undermined and eventually destroyed. No 2471 Posted by fw, May 9, 2019 “A Green New … Continue reading

May 9, 2019

Ottawa reaffirms support for US-led regime change in Venezuela, despite Guaidó’s failed coup attempt

Trudeau makes pitch to Cubans to cloak “savage imperialist aggression in ‘humanitarian’ and ‘democratic’ garb.” No 2470 Posted by fw, May 9, 2019 “In the wake of the failure of … Continue reading

May 9, 2019

Dimitri Lascaris exposes myths perpetrated by US, Canada, EU to support Venezuelan coup attempt

VIDEO: Lascaris’ slams PM Trudeau, Foreign Minister Freeland, and CBC’s Adrienne Arsenault for Manufacturing Consent. No 2469 Posted by fw, May 5, 2019 “The primary basis of his [Guaidó’s] presidency … Continue reading

May 5, 2019

Response to CBC Ombudsperson’s dismissal of complaints re Venezuelan coverage

Criticisms raised by complainants are valid — “CBC’s overall coverage was one-sided and tilted against Maduro,” says Helga Wintal No 2468 Posted by fw, May 4, 2019 “In conclusion, I … Continue reading

May 4, 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

Collapse — The time to act has passed, the harm is done, we are beyond hope

“A myth that many uninformed people hold is that biospheric health will quickly bounce back after we get our act together.” No 2464 Posted by fw, April 25, 2019 “Anyone … Continue reading

April 25, 2019

Trudeau’s congratulatory message to Netanyahu on electoral victory reveals their mutual grand delusion

Informed Canadians will not buy the spin that Canada and Israel “share democratic values, and that Canada ‘supports a two-state solution’. No 2462 Posted by fw, April 20, 2019 “On … Continue reading

April 20, 2019

Scientist profiles Trump’s steadfast followers — Reasons for support border on pathological

How Trump panders to and manipulates the baser instincts and psychoneurological vulnerabilities of his supporters. No 2461 Posted by fw, April 19, 2019 “Whether we want to or not, we … Continue reading

April 19, 2019

On April 10, while US-led group was busy exploring use of military force against Venezuela…

The Lima Group, including Minister Freeland, issued a declaration rejecting “any threat or course of action leading to a military intervention.” No 2460 Posted by fw, April 17, 2019 “The … Continue reading

April 17, 2019

With eyes wide shut, Canada’s Foreign Minister Freeland deceitfully declares new sanctions on Venezuela

Former UN Expert Alfred de Zayas likened sanctions to “medieval sieges,” meant to bring countries “to their knees.” No 2459 Posted by fw, April 16, 2019 “Ottawa imposed sanctions on … Continue reading

April 16, 2019

Forget about Russia disrupting Canada’s democracy, our politicians are creating enough chaos all on their own

Unable to find any federal party worthy of his vote, Jim Miles ponders “What am I to do?” No 2458 Posted by fw, April 15, 2019 “At the recent G7 … Continue reading

April 15, 2019

“Holy shit we’re about to die and we better do something fast.”

“If a giant oak tree is about to collapse on to your little house, you don’t say that you are at risk of a housing change.” No 2457 Posted by … Continue reading

April 14, 2019

Beware the integration of the Green New Deal with its hidden, tangled ties to UN Agenda 21

Bottom line, the environmental movement worldwide has been co-opted by the Agenda 21 plan. No 2456 Posted by fw, April 7, 2019 “Seemingly overnight, the Green New Deal has arrived. Given … Continue reading

April 7, 2019

The dream of switching from gas-powered to electric vehicles is just that – a dream

Compared with gas-driven cars, battery-driven electric cars currently face practical limits on their utility. No 2455 Posted by fw, April 4, 2019 “… the dream of switching from petroleum-powered vehicles … Continue reading

April 4, 2019

Removal of Wilson-Raybould, Philpott reveals Trudeau’s crippling flaw, inability to be self-critical, self-aware

PM’s self-confirming bias and misguided moral judgement are a reflection of an unexceptional intellect. No 2454 Posted by fw, April 3, 2019 My post of December 14, 2018, titled PM … Continue reading

April 3, 2019

CBC’s defence of its National News Venezuelan coverage collapses under critical content analysis

The National’s choice of which images and narrative to include and which to exclude created an unbalanced, inaccurate, pro-regime-change storyline. No 2453 Posted by fw, March 31, 2019 Just to … Continue reading

March 31, 2019

Letter to Minister Freeland re false allegation Maduro regime is “exclusively responsible” for blackout

The allegation, posted by Global Affairs Canada, was authored by the Lima Group, of which Canada is a leading member. No 2451 Posted by fw, March 14, 2019 March 14, … Continue reading

March 14, 2019

Venezuelan blackout – Canada blames Maduro regime, but 2010 memo points finger at US-funded coup leaders

Fast forward to March 2019, and the scenario outlined in 2010 memo plays out almost exactly as scripted. No 2450 Posted by fw, March 12, 2019 “We hold the illegitimate … Continue reading

March 12, 2019