Citizen Action Monitor

Future heat waves could expose millions of Americans to unprecedented heath risks, says alarming new report

Climate scientist Michael Mann discusses the increasing frequency and severity of heat waves. No 2495 Posted by fw, July 26, 2019 “This summer, the climate news cycle has been dominated … Continue reading

July 26, 2019

Defiant activist Dimitri Lascaris shouts down speech by Liberal’s pro-Israel Transport Minister

“How do you sleep at night? Have you no conscience? Shame on you?” Watch video of Lascaris repeatedly rebuking Marc Garneau. No 2494 Posted by fw, July 22, 2019 [Addressing … Continue reading

July 22, 2019

Dimitri Lascaris exposes myths perpetrated by US, Canada, EU to support Venezuelan coup attempt

VIDEO: Lascaris’ slams PM Trudeau, Foreign Minister Freeland, and CBC’s Adrienne Arsenault for Manufacturing Consent. No 2469 Posted by fw, May 5, 2019 “The primary basis of his [Guaidó’s] presidency … Continue reading

May 5, 2019

Dimitri Lascaris: Three reasons Trudeau government pushes for regime change in Venezuela

1/ Neoliberal ideology; 2/ Subservience to Washington; 3/ Promote interests of Canada’s mining sector. No 2448 Posted by fw, March 9, 2019 “The legitimacy of President Maduro is still in … Continue reading

March 9, 2019

Trudeau critical of human rights violations in Venezuela, but ignores outrages of Lima Group members

Members Colombia and Brazil routinely violate human rights in their own countries, claims Amnesty International. No 2440 Posted by fw, February 25, 2019 “As Lima Group members Columbia and Brazil … Continue reading

February 25, 2019

Trudeau government faces massive Quebec class action lawsuit over climate change inaction

The lawsuit begins: “What is the purpose of a government if not to protect the lives and safety of its citizens?” No 2399 Posted by fw, November 30, 2018 “In … Continue reading

November 30, 2018

Trudeau’s carbon reduction plan does not stand up to critical scrutiny

Ottawa’s plan is window dressing to give an “appearance of action”, says Dimitri Lascaris No 1963 Posted by fw, May 23, 2017 “So even if the emission and reduction targets, including … Continue reading

May 23, 2017

Dimitri Lascaris raises “serious questions” about Andrew Weaver’s political orientation

Lascaris’ misgivings began with Mr. Weaver’s criticism of the federal Green’s BDS resolution. No 1956 Posted by fw, May 13, 2017 “Weaver’s conduct during the BDS debate raises a serious question … Continue reading

May 13, 2017

Trudeau may charm fossil fuel fools in Texas, but informed critics back home are not so easily duped

The implicit wager the fossil fuels industry is making is that humanity is going to collectively commit suicide. No 1907 Posted by fw, March 10, 2017 Trudeau …. likes to convey … Continue reading

March 10, 2017

Survey says Canadians reject “criticism of Israel is anti-Semitic”, but will we now say negative things about Israel?

Now that it’s clear Israel is not interested in a just peace, will mainstream media say negative things about Israel? No 1898 Posted by fw, February 22, 2017 “So, you know … Continue reading

February 22, 2017

Dimitri Lascaris discusses implications of new survey findings of growing Canadian support for Palestinians

Turns out most Canadians believe criticism of Israel is not anti-Semitic, contrary to politicians’ allegations that BDS supporters are anti-Semitic. No 1897 Posted by fw, February 21, 2017 “A new report … Continue reading

February 21, 2017

Facing planet-wrecking 5.9 degrees Celsius global warming by 2100, Trudeau approves Kinder Morgan

It’s inconceivable Trudeau doesn’t know that increasing production of tar sands oil will wreck the planet No 1839 Posted by fw, December 4, 2016 “As Greenpeace said, ‘There are no good … Continue reading

December 4, 2016

Green Party: Deep divide exposed as opposing factions face off on Facebook over BDS policy

Green’s for BDS resolution face off against Green’s for Elizabeth May. No 1814 Posted by fw, November 6, 2016 The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has … Continue reading

November 6, 2016

Elizabeth May’s mishandling of the Green’s BDS controversy bound to create disharmony in the Party

Dissension in the ranks could jeopardize May’s call for consensus decision making in December when members revisit the BDS resolution. No 1796 Posted by fw, October 9, 2016 A series of … Continue reading

October 9, 2016

Dimitri Lascaris attempts to clarify what his Green Party BDS resolution does/does not mean

Does he succeed? Watch this 36-minute video of a Sept. 7 Town Hall meeting and judge for yourself. No 1787 Posted by fw, September 28, 2016 The single biggest problem in … Continue reading

September 28, 2016

Whither the Left – or Wither the Left – in Canadian politics?

Liberals are closet neoliberals; NDP is in limbo; Greens, having embraced the Leap Manifesto, have potential to fill a vacuum on the left. No 1762 Posted by fw, August 31, 2016 … Continue reading

August 31, 2016

Canada’s Green Party in crisis, two progressive members blame Elizabeth May for aggressively opposing BDS

Question now is: Will other parties be even more resistant to popular pressure to sanction Israel over occupation of Palestinian land? No 1759 Posted by fw, August 28, 2016 Participants at … Continue reading

August 28, 2016

Elizabeth May’s decision to stay on as leader “is good news for the Party”, says party member Dimitri Lascaris

As author of the divisive BDS resolution, he remains hopeful “she will see the wisdom and support for BDS.” Really? No 1756 Posted by fw, August 23, 2016 “I’m hopeful that … Continue reading

August 23, 2016