Citizen Action Monitor

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

With Trump, it’s been loss, after loss, as ranks of the oppressed grow – Has HOPE arrived just in time?

Can “Poor People’s Campaign – a National Call for Moral Revival” turn the tide? No 2127 Posted by fw, December 17, 2017 “It has been one defeat after another for … Continue reading

December 17, 2017

WOW! A showcase of Quebec’s “Social Economy”, which now accounts for 8-10 percent of its GDP

The goal of social ownership is “a sustainable, democratic economy with a market—instead of a market economy.” No 1920 Posted by fw, March 27, 2017 “Welcome to everyday life in Quebec, … Continue reading

March 27, 2017

Call for adoption of BDS sanctions against Israel by US AFL-CIO

Pronouncement cites litany of “human rights violations arising from the occupation of the Palestinian Territories by the state of Israel.” No 1499 Posted by fw, November 4, 2015 “BE IT RESOLVED … Continue reading

November 4, 2015

In Greece, signs of Tsipras’ collusion with Greek and international ruling oligarchs, capitulation to EU demands

“Ruling class will be forced to rely ever more heavily on the police and the armed forces to suppress social discontent” No 1390 Posted by fw, July 7, 2015 “Syriza … Continue reading

July 7, 2015

It is past time for a massive mobilization to pressure political leaders to act decisively on climate change

Plans are now being prepared for this massive mobilization, leading up to and in Paris No 1347 Posted by fw, May 24, 2015 “Strong social forces with the ability to … Continue reading

May 24, 2015

Bold new campaign: US progressives seek to overthrow entrenched policies of the wealthy and the powerful

“The game is rigged” said Sen. Elizabeth Warren in her keynote address at the campaign kick-off event No 1323 Posted by fw, May 1, 2015 “The senator was speaking at … Continue reading

May 1, 2015

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

Neil McCabe’s Green Plan presentation wins high praise at Radical Emission Reduction Conference

McCabe’s presentation “was critically inspiring” — climate scientist Kevin Anderson, conference convenor No 948 Posted by fw, January 7, 2014 Dublin firefighter Neil McCabe was one of only a few … Continue reading

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Awards heaped on Dublin’s Neil McCabe for innovation and leadership in addressing climate change issues

Dublin City Council seconded Neil for 12 months to bring Green Plan to entire fire service and City Council No 947 Posted by fw, January 6, 2014 “Dublin fire fighter, … Continue reading

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“Until we can raise the consciousness of the people, we are lost” –Prof Henry Giroux, McMaster Univ

Watch video excerpts of Giroux’s fiery keynote address to Ontario Common Front Assembly No 856 Posted by fw, September 21, 2013 “We live at a time when – there is … Continue reading

September 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

In a capitalist economy, those who own the majority of property set the terms for everyone else

…and in the process, prevent most of the rest of us from setting the terms of how we would like to live No 826 Posted by fw, August 12, 2013 … Continue reading

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Leaked document reveals Trans-Pacific Partnership would give corporations power over sovereign states

The way they become more powerful is by tangling sovereign states in a web of trade agreements No 768 Posted by fw, June 6, 2013 “What is the biggest threat … Continue reading

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Amazing International Co-op Summit in Quebec: Explores ways to exploit failures of global economic system, and more

With 2800 delegates, and 91 countries represented, the conference reflected the impact that co-operatives have worldwide: some one billion members No 599 Posted by fw October 24, 2012 Report from … Continue reading

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Massive anti-austerity protest: Britain’s workers rise up, speak out, bring London to standstill — Again

Cameron unmoved — Again No 596 Posted by fw October 22, 2012 “100 thousand workers march on the capital as unions warn austerity isn’t working and threaten a general strike … Continue reading

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While others talk about income inequality, this Texas-based organization is busy helping low-income earners start-up worker-owned cooperatives

Non-profit center puts those most directly affected by social and economic inequality at the center of its mission. No 546 Posted by fw, August 13, 2012 ”Founded in October 2009 … Continue reading

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Workers purchase factory and set up a worker-run cooperative

The priority is not profit, it’s labor and jobs No 506 Posted by fw, June 19, 2012 Congratulations to a group of enterprising Chicago factory workers who have boldly taken … Continue reading

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Portland Oregon citizens-cum-activists reject “cuts only” solutions to recession, push for revenue generation

“Those who caused the recession must be made to pay for it.” No 472 Posted by fw, May 9, 2012 “Raising new taxes on the wealthy and corporations has been … Continue reading

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