Citizen Action Monitor

The World Economic Forum at Davos “represents everything that is wrong with the world”

It is the purest expression of a world run by an “insular ruling elite” No 1577 Posted by fw, January 26, 2016 “ It’s easy to mock Davos – so … Continue reading

January 26, 2016

Is a stealth global coup d’état of democracy a real and present danger?

Nick Buxton unveils evidence that gatherings such as the WEF at Davos are the future of global governance. No 1575 Posted by fw, January 24, 2016 “The real concern about … Continue reading

January 24, 2016

The not so well-kept secret is out – America is a plutonomy where only the rich matter

“It is essential that corporate elites keep the façade of democratic control alive,” writes activist Michael Perino. No 1547 Posted by fw, December 20, 2015 “Several years ago, two leaked … Continue reading

December 20, 2015

Nobel Laureate economist Joseph Stiglitz heaps scorn on TPP and TTIP

“This is an attempt to increase the power of corporations to control economies and societies.” No 1542 Posted by fw, December 16, 2015 “What they want is stripping away regulations. … Continue reading

December 16, 2015

Rise of the new fascists – Private security and military forces to serve and protect the wealthy

The 99 percent of us, without wealth and private police power, face threat of overt repression, complete loss of human rights, legal protections No 1491 Posted by fw, October 26, … Continue reading

October 26, 2015

Say goodbye to vital public services, like water, health, energy, if TTIP, CETA approved

Under CETA, all public services are subject to liberalization unless an explicit exception is made. No 1487 Posted by fw, October 22, 2015 “A new report, Public Services Under Attack, … Continue reading

October 22, 2015

US officials use prospect of TTIP approval to bully EU to lift ban on cancer-causing pesticides and tar-sands oil

EU is secretly imposing TTIP treaty provisions before deal has even been approved or signed No 1486 Posted by fw, October 21, 2015 “Hello, international fascism ….The European Union is … Continue reading

October 21, 2015

Obama’s TPP enables corporate investors to terrorize member nations into doing what they’re told

TPP, as well as TTIP and TISA, are “the most criminal treaties in history” No 1485 Posted by fw, October 21, 2015 “As of 5 October 2015, a super-secret 12-nation … Continue reading

October 21, 2015

US aims to hand over control of global legal and economic systems to its largest corporations

The TPP, TTIP & TISA will lock in investor rights, ensuring corporations can run wild with little government regulation or impingement. No 1482 Posted by fw, October 18, 2015 “The … Continue reading

October 18, 2015

US-dominated TPP designed primarily to confront China economically and militarily

“Obama was intensively involved in the arm-twisting to get all 11 countries to sign up.” No 1471 Posted by fw, October 7, 2015 “The formation of the TPP is inextricably … Continue reading

October 7, 2015

How the rich and powerful took over the world and rigged the system

And most people still don’t have a clue what hit them – and is still hitting them. No 1466 Posted by fw, October 2, 2015 “The investors and the, increasingly, … Continue reading

October 2, 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

How neoliberal governments use austerity as a weapon to weaken people’s power to resist

They monetize and privatize everything, resulting in reduced access to life’s basic necessities, including health care, education, clean air and water, even undermining our democracy No 1398 Posted by fw, July … Continue reading

July 14, 2015

Heartfelt protest letter to big corporations – “We tried so hard to be good, but it didn’t work. You had to take it all.”

“Thanks to a system in which money buys elections, nearly all of our politicians are in your employ.” No 1344 Posted by fw, May 21, 2015 “I had to put … Continue reading

May 21, 2015

What neoliberal capitalists don’t want you to know about how they rule the world

Noam Chomsky explains how we’re all being deceived and what we can do about it No 1326 Posted by fw, May 7, 2015 Neoliberalism is the defining political economic paradigm … Continue reading

May 7, 2015

Modern capitalism’s death spiral

Capitalism, as a social order and way of life, is in critical condition — To find out why, read this essay No 1314 Posted by fw, April 20, 2015 “In … Continue reading

April 20, 2015

US 2016 presidential race will give voters choice between two right-wingers committed to protect Wall Street’s interests

“What will unfold over the next 19 months is a travesty of democracy”, says analyst Patrick Martin No 1309 Posted by fw, April 12, 2015 “The financial oligarchy selects the … Continue reading

April 12, 2015

“Our entire world is at the mercy of an elite business community who run it in secret”, asserts Matt Kennard

For the sake of our own survival, it’s necessary to blow the cover of America’s Masters of the Universe In new book, Kennard takes on America’s powerful big business players … Continue reading

April 10, 2015

Absent a mass uprising in the US, we are all doomed to ongoing oligarchic tyranny, says Tariq Ali

Leftist Lion, Ali, analyzes loss of radicalism that was nurtured by the 1960s counterculture Foresees militarized repression by the corporate state at any sign of popular resistance No 1273 Posted … Continue reading

March 5, 2015