Citizen Action Monitor

Record number of US citizens want to get out of Trump’s America – Gallup poll

And when asked where they want to go, most, 26 percent, said Canada. No 2414 Posted by fw, January 9, 2019 “While Donald Trump has spent much of his presidency … Continue reading

January 9, 2019

“How is it possible that a nation of people felt OK with electing a self-confessed sexual assaulter?”

Oh, the irony! Trump bans immigrants who engage in violence against women when he himself boasts about grabbing women “by the pussy”. No 1893 Posted by fw, February 14, 2017 “Today … Continue reading

February 14, 2017

“Global warming a Chinese hoax,” tweeted America’s Denier-in-Chief

A survey of evidence reveals devastating climate change impacts worldwide, evidence that Trump wilfully ignores. No 1890 Posted by fw, February 10, 2017 “2016 was a dark year for anyone paying … Continue reading

February 10, 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

Liberals fail to demonstrate commitment to First Nations and climate change concerns

Trudeau says one thing and then does another and Canadians are not being fooled No 1793 Posted by fw, October 5, 2016 “The Canadian Liberal government led by Prime Minister Justin … Continue reading

October 5, 2016

“Our so-called leaders want the legacy of 9/11 to invoke fear of the rise of Islamic terrorism”

But the very actions by the US lays bare the biggest terrorist organization in the world today, the US Empire. No 1449 Posted by fw, September 12, 2015 “The nation was … Continue reading

September 12, 2015

No time for small steps — We need to “leap” to the next economy, says Naomi Klein

Klein proposes a series interlocking policies to make the transformative leap. No 1448 Posted by fw, September 11, 2015 “I’ve been in rooms filled with incredible activists including here in Australia … Continue reading

September 11, 2015

The myth that America’s actions are for the greater good is exposed in new weekly video series

“We need to fight to unmask the Empire every day in order to stop it”, says Abby Martin, series creator No 1447 Posted by fw, September 10, 2015 “Throughout its history … Continue reading

September 10, 2015

Standing ovation for Naomi Klein’s tour de force presentation in Australia — VIDEO

An hour of no holds barred, gut-wrenching, impolite truth-telling. No 1446 Posted by fw, September 10, 2015 “The task is clear: to create a culture of care-taking, in which no one … Continue reading

September 10, 2015

Six lessons activists can learn from Spain’s democratic revolution

Spain’s approach has potential to shake up assumptions about how to run and fund movements and campaigns No 1362 Posted by fw, June 6, 2015 “I traveled to Barcelona and … Continue reading

June 6, 2015

Five contemporary movements pushing humanity to change course, to save the planet

We cannot wait for governments or lawmakers to take the lead for us – It’s our turn to lead No 1325 Posted by fw, May 5, 2015 “Today, in 2015, … Continue reading

May 5, 2015

Will Bolivia’s Evo Morales chart an exit from his Capitalist Bridge to the promised land of Socialism?

Or will a cabal of oligarchs conspire to block all exits from the Bridge? No 1319 Posted by fw, April 26, 2015 “The small Andean nation of Bolivia sits at … Continue reading

April 26, 2015

Meet 6 US moms out to curb the marketing of junk food to kids

In latest action, moms crash McDonald’s shareholder meeting No 1063 Posted by fw, May 29, 2014 “There’s a growing movement of people—especially parents—who are concerned with fast food’s impact on … Continue reading

May 29, 2014

The incredible Saru Jayaraman – dynamite activist with few equals

Ms Jayaraman is taking on the US food industry in a knock-down, drag-out fight for a living wage for food workers No 1027 Posted by fw, April 7, 2014 LOOK! … Continue reading

April 7, 2014

Here’s the satirical CODEPINK video that AIPAC doesn’t want you to see

AIPAC threatening legal action No 994 Posted by fw, March 1, 2014 Satire that is simultaneously tragic and funny. YouTube may be forced to remove this video so watch it … Continue reading

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Jill Stein, Margaret Flowers – Two activists on a path of positive resistance to transform American political system

“When injustice becomes law, resistance becomes duty” No 915 Posted by fw, November 19, 2013 “What’s so hopeful to me is seeing frontline communities all around the country, standing up … Continue reading

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Afghanistan now brutal “mafia state”, result of 12 years US/NATO occupation, says Afghan woman activist

Celebrated Malalai Joya exposes the horrors of Afghans’ “life in hell” No 872 Posted by fw, October 05, 2013 “As always, I say that U.S. government has two faces. One … Continue reading

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Response to an activist thinking of closing her pro-Palestinian/anti-Zionist website, “My Catbird Seat”

Cook’s response is a plea “to all who would spend their lives devoted to the rights that give all meaning” No 735 Posted by fw, May 03, 2013 “I am … Continue reading

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Sandra Steingraber: “My job is to be a hero. My job is to go out there and stop climate change.”

“My job is not helping people to feel that they can be safe, but rather showing and illuminating people where the paths for activism lie” No 728 Posted by fw, … Continue reading

April 23, 2013 · Leave a comment