Citizen Action Monitor

Trudeau’s folly — PM buys into Obama-led NATO escalation with Russia, calculated to create new markets for US arms dealers

Obama-Trudeau pact may not be on a par with Bush-Blair’s 2003 Iraq WMD lies, nevertheless, it is based on lies on both sides. No 1719 Posted by fw, July 6, 2016 … Continue reading

July 6, 2016

Brexit – Chris Hedges predicts another massive bailout of the banks

Economist Michael Hudson’s grim forecast — “By the time Obama leaves office, the economy will probably be wrecked”. No 1711 Posted by fw, June 26, 2016 “Great Britain’s decision to leave … Continue reading

June 26, 2016

We’re on the edge of a cliff. It’s time for sustained acts of civil disobedience, says Jill Stein

US Green Party leader, Jill Stein, discusses solutions to America’s problems with Chris Hedges. No 1601 Posted by fw, February 25, 2016 “We do need sustained civil disobedience. And we need … Continue reading

February 25, 2016

What’s plaguing US politics?

How has the Democratic party kept the political system hostage to corporate power? No 1597 Posted by fw, February 18, 2016 “We’re going to explore in this segment the political landscape, … Continue reading

February 18, 2016

Paul Jay and Chris Hedges go toe-to-toe in a verbal battle over the significance of Bernie’s campaign

In terms of building a movement, Hedges sees Sanders as an obstructive force; Jay counters that no one else has millions of followers. No 1594 Posted by fw, February 12, 2016 … Continue reading

February 12, 2016

US now lives under a corporate dictatorship

American rituals and institutions are a façade for global corporate powers. No 1173 Posted by fw, October 25, 2014 “This devolution of the economic system has been accompanied by corporations’ … Continue reading

October 25, 2014

Power-packed panel calls for urgent action on climate change — VIDEO

Senator Bernie Sanders, McKibben, Klein, Hedges, Sawant talk climate change for almost 2 hours “Our strategy and tactics must be different…. We will have to speak the language of … … Continue reading

September 23, 2014

Political elites are sacrificing the most vulnerable among us, at home and abroad, for payoffs and political advantage

The ruling class has won. To reclaim power, citizens will have to mobilize, overthrow the corporate state No 1147 Posted by fw, September 16, 2014 So says Chris Hedges — … Continue reading

September 16, 2014

Chris Hedges’ scathing indictment of a venal, morally bankrupt oligarchic ruling class

“…they are creating systems…of exploitation…that, if left unchecked, will ensure the extinction of the human species” No 924 Posted by fw, December 07, 2013 “I think they know it’s going … Continue reading

December 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

What will it take to build an effective revolutionary mass movement?

And what barriers are corporatocracies erecting to thwart these movements? No 866 Posted by fw, October 01, 2013 “The state, in its internal projections, has a vision of the future … Continue reading

October 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

Snowden debate pits legality against morality as regulators of conduct

Debates rarely change minds already firmly made up and this one between Chris Hedges and law scholar Geoffrey Stone is no exception No 776 Posted by fw, June 13, 2013 … Continue reading

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Chris Hedge’s bleak picture of America, exhorts citizens to “Rise Up or Die”

“We are left defenseless against corporate power” No 754 Posted by fw, May 23, 2013 “It is time to build radical mass movements that defy all formal centers of power … Continue reading

May 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Obama administration out to destroy legitimate movements that challenge centers of power says Chris Hedges

Hedges reveals what’s behind Obama’s assault on whistleblowers and press freedom No 749 Posted by fw, May 17, 2013 “So what they do is they pass [legislation] … in the … Continue reading

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Chris Hedges looks at American politics and concludes “we’re in deep, deep trouble”

Neither Obama nor Romney is going to wrest control from corporate forces. That’s up to us. No 585 Posted by fw October 3, 2012 “So I think all of our … Continue reading

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What makes activist Chris Hedges resist and fight for life even when all the signs around us deny that possibility?

“Fighting for the sanctity of life is always worth it. Because you know, if we don’t fight, then we are finished.” No 531 Posted by fw, July 25, 2012 In … Continue reading

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Chris Hedges defeats Obama in monumental federal court ruling blocking indefinite detention

“Finally, we have a federal judge who stands up for the rule of law.” No 479 Posted by fw, May 18, 2012 “This is a never-ending battle. The security and … Continue reading

May 18, 2012 · Leave a comment

Hedges v. Obama: Advantage Hedges so far based on verbatim court notes

Purpose of court hearing — Are the plaintiffs legally entitled to sue? No 451 Posted by fw, April 3, 2012 “Government lawyers in New York court tell Judge they can’t … Continue reading

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What happened to Canada? Chris Hedges faults Harper’s rule and corporate power

No 398 Posted by fw, January 31, 2012 In a scathing attack in Truthdig.com, American journalist and activist Chris Hedges slammed Canadian Prime Minster Stephen Harper, asking “What happened to … Continue reading

January 31, 2012 · Leave a comment