Citizen Action Monitor

How fake news compromises human rationality, posing a grave threat to reasoned discussion and democracy

“Before democratic politics can begin, we must be able to distinguish between opinions and facts, fake news and objective truth.” No 2547 Posted by fw, November 19, 2019 “’Fake news’ … Continue reading

November 19, 2019

How leftists/progressives can counter the “fear and security narrative” of the American ruling class

Global interdependence and solidarity are central to the needed change, argues Prof. Derber. No 2520 Posted by fw, September 10, 2019 “But on the issue of militarism, I think it’s … Continue reading

September 10, 2019

How the US ruling class sells fear to impel people to identify with and depend on elites for sense of power

“I can feel good about myself because I’m part of this great nation, led by these wealthy people who often are seen as vested by God in maintaining the moral … Continue reading

September 9, 2019

Not only is the US not a functioning democracy, it’s not a democracy in any meaningful sense of the word

“… there is no way to a decent future without a protracted and massive, death-defying popular uprising,” says Paul Street. No 2503 Posted by fw, August 10, 2019 “The United … Continue reading

August 10, 2019

Forget about Russia disrupting Canada’s democracy, our politicians are creating enough chaos all on their own

Unable to find any federal party worthy of his vote, Jim Miles ponders “What am I to do?” No 2458 Posted by fw, April 15, 2019 “At the recent G7 … Continue reading

April 15, 2019

Transnational capitalist class control of the media. TCC’s use of private security and mercenaries to protect capital

Increasingly, the demands of transnational capital are overriding the boundaries of sovereign democratic institutions. No 2367 Posted by fw, September 4, 2018 NOTE — To access my other posts related … Continue reading

September 4, 2018

G30 and Trilateral Commission — Core facilitators of private policy planning for the world

G30 warned governments to comply with global capitalism — Trilateralists discussed removal of Putin. No 2366 Posted by fw, September 3, 2018 NOTE — To access my other posts related … Continue reading

September 3, 2018

How war and climate-related environmental degradation serve transnational capital class’ interests

The contradiction of TCC, and true crisis of capitalism, is TCC’s lack of concern for humankind. No 2365 Posted by fw, September 1, 2018 NOTE — To access my other … Continue reading

September 1, 2018

Transnational capitalists’ core of 199 elite managers see themselves as “engineers of global capitalism”

They firmly believe that their way of life, devoted to continuing global capitalism, is best for all humankind. No 2364 Posted by fw, August 31, 2018 NOTE — To access … Continue reading

August 31, 2018

Globalization of trade and capital triggered development of an elite “Transnational Capitalist Class”

A powerful transnational capitalist class is influencing agendas of G20, G7and other international organizations. No 2363 Posted by fw, August 30, 2018 NOTE — To access my other posts related … Continue reading

August 30, 2018

Humanity is divided into the upper 1%, 20% with middle class incomes, and 80% with no wealth

America’s dominant ruling class, the elite, set policy and determine national political priorities. No 2362 Posted by fw, August 29, 2018 NOTE — To access my other posts related to … Continue reading

August 29, 2018

EXPLOSIVE! – Global Power Elite provides top governments with plans and proposals they can act on

Prof Peter Phillips’ new book and video reveal how an activist core of 1% of world’s wealthiest people influence sovereign states to do elite’s bidding. No 2361 Posted by fw, … Continue reading

August 27, 2018

A decade ago George Carlin hilariously ridiculed “The American Dream”

Today it’s comedian Lee Camp’s turn with a sobering take on America’s 8 most important Myths. No 2337 Posted by fw, July 26, 2018 “No society should function with this … Continue reading

July 26, 2018

Our documented ‘rights’ may no longer reflect what is ‘right’ – Nate Hagens (35)

“The continuum between rights and right – what is right – is open for discussion,” says Hagens. No 2317 Posted by fw, June 27, 2018 To access links to all … Continue reading

June 27, 2018

Republican control of government is disastrous for democracy, says investigative reporter Greg Palast

In 2020 election — before the vote — Kris Kobach, Trump’s “Vote Thief in Chief,” will use census as tool to identify and challenge suspected “non citizens”, effectively stealing their … Continue reading

March 30, 2018

How a US rightwing plutocrat funded a new age of propaganda warfare that put Trump in the White House

It’s incredibly scary – Minds can be changed, behaviour predicted and controlled, and we don’t know it’s happening to us. No 2185 Posted by fw, March 20, 2018 “The danger … Continue reading

March 20, 2018

In the US, freedom means whatever the rich, powerful, and influential say it means, says history prof.

Lawrence Davidson injects a dose of rationality into the corpse of American democracy. No 2176 Posted by fw, March 7, 2018 “… as constitutions came into vogue, freedoms were written … Continue reading

March 7, 2018

Paul Street takes a chainsaw to news of Russiagate meddling

He notes eight things you won’t hear from Russia-mad Democrats and their many media minions. No 2168 Posted by fw, February 26, 2018 Note Correction: My list below corrects an … Continue reading

February 26, 2018

By definition, the US political system is “fascist” – says Ralph Nader

How it became fascist is revealed in this short MUST WATCH VIDEO about the secret 1971 “Powell Memorandum”. No 2128 Posted by fw, December 20, 2017 The Powell memorandum was … Continue reading

December 20, 2017