Citizen Action Monitor

China’s COVID Secrets: The untold story of the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic

Watch FRONTLINE’s 83-minute documentary here, along with the full transcript. — No 2707 Posted by fw, February 07, 2021 — “VICTOR SHIH: At the very beginning of January, the central … Continue reading

February 7, 2021

If public reaction to worsening climate change is anything like our reaction to the COVID-19 pandemic…

… there is no way the majority will ever put up with the level of sacrifice required to even slow climate change, much less reverse it. — No 2686 Posted … Continue reading

November 24, 2020

By now it must be obvious — Trump’s real plan is to make America ungovernable – Richard Heinberg explains

Where are these trends of political polarization and radicalization leading – Violent breakup or cathartic renewal? — No 2685 Posted by fw, November 22, 2020 — Richard Heinberg is a … Continue reading

November 22, 2020

In Trump’s America – To drive down death count, Trump pressures CDC to change fatality count method

Center for Disease Control officials believe deaths are being undercounted — not overcounted. No 2623 Posted by fw, May 14, 2020 — “President Donald Trump and members of the White House coronavirus … Continue reading

May 14, 2020

“Having 70 percent of people get COVID-19 is not the end of the world” – Canada’s Health Minister

For Hajdu to suggest “herd immunity” as a solution is tantamount to accepting a vast increase in fatalities. No 2610 Posted by fw, April 9, 2020 — “Behind the government’s … Continue reading

April 9, 2020

Pandemics come in waves so be prepared for on-off periods of social distancing until 2022

On and off periods of social distancing present substantial social, economic, emotional burden say researchers. No 2609 Posted by fw, April 5, 2020 — “Keeping two metres apart in public and … Continue reading

April 5, 2020

Nightmare scenario will emerge if virus continues to suffocate the global economy for a year or more

The avalanche of debt is tolerable IF economies return to normalcy within six months. After that, we’re in uncharted territory. No 2608 Posted by fw, April 4, 2020 — “Without … Continue reading

April 4, 2020

Feeling swamped by COVID-19 information? Conversations with three experts yield eight key points

There’s a lot of information about how to protect yourself, but not much about how and why the body responds to the coronavirus. No 2606 Posted by fw, March 25, … Continue reading

March 25, 2020

COVID-19 — Headlines alone from just one source convey the scope, depth and dread of this ticking timebomb

News Today, March 23, 2020, from the World Socialist Web Site, is alarming. No 2605 Posted by fw, March 23, 2020 — World Socialist Website — News Today — 23 … Continue reading

March 23, 2020

What it’s like to have COVID-19 – A Seattle woman shares her experience, and the lessons learned

Christy Karras tested positive in early March and is now fully recovered – “You will most likely be fine if you get this.” No 2604 Posted by fw, March 22, … Continue reading

March 22, 2020

2.2 million in US could die from COVID-19 without benefit of drastic action, says alarming scientific report

Parallels drawn to 1918 flu outbreak that killed 675,000 in the US and tens of million worldwide No 2602 Posted by fw, March 18, 2020 “An alarming [20-page] scientific report … Continue reading

March 18, 2020