Citizen Action Monitor

The case for the decline and failure of Western-style democracies, as predicted by Prof. Shawn Rosenberg

In an address to colleagues, Rosenberg discusses the rise of incompetent citizens, accompanied by the appeal of right-wing populism. No 2631 Posted by fw, June 7, 2020 — Democracy Devouring … Continue reading

June 7, 2020

How the large-scale cultivation of untruth and irrationality work as a political program to destroy democracies

There is a striking parallel between the collapse of democracy in Germany’s Weimar Republic and what’s happening right now in Trump’s America. No 2592 Posted by fw, February 23, 2020 … Continue reading

February 23, 2020

In Trump’s America – Clever song marks the election of Trump as the day American democracy died

Watch the animated Founding Fathers in a rousing rendition of “The Day America Died”. No 2590 Posted by fw, February 20, 2020  — The Day America Died A long, long … Continue reading

February 20, 2020

Trump isn’t draining the swamp, he’s flooding it by exploiting the existing divisiveness of US politics

And he drags Americans with him to wallow in a slimepool, sowing raging discord and chaos in his wake.    No 2575 Posted by fw, January 29, 2020 — Under … Continue reading

January 29, 2020

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