Citizen Action Monitor

Brexit shocker – A revolt against the political establishment — Denmark and Holland will go next, says Tariq Ali

Ali calls for early election campaign waged fiercely for anti-capitalist system, against racists/xenophobes. No 1709 Posted by fw, June 24, 2016 “The Referendum results have created a full-blown crisis in the … Continue reading

June 24, 2016

Why political protests, strikes, elections, petitions and referendums have little to no impact on neoliberal power in capitalist states

For Syriza, for Greece, there is an alternative to protests – seize the opportunity to transform the party and the society No 1404 Posted by fw, July 21, 2015 “We … Continue reading

July 21, 2015

“We want a different European Union and we will fight for it in many ways,” says a defiant Tariq Ali

Video of Tariq Ali’s sparkling presentation at this weekend’s Democracy Rising Conference in Athens, Greece No 1403 Posted by fw, July 19, 2015 Tariq Ali picks up right where he … Continue reading

July 19, 2015

“The Eurozone is a failed monetary union, exiting this union is inevitable,” says Syriza MP

“There will be no debt relief if Greece remains in the EU” No 1402 Posted by fw, July 18, 2015 “What’s happening now is that the torture is being protracted … Continue reading

July 18, 2015


Text of proposal submitted to creditors offers to implement more stringent austerity terms than those rejected in referendum vote No 1394 Posted by fw, July 10, 2015 “Close confidant of … Continue reading

July 10, 2015

In Greece, signs of Tsipras’ collusion with Greek and international ruling oligarchs, capitulation to EU demands

“Ruling class will be forced to rely ever more heavily on the police and the armed forces to suppress social discontent” No 1390 Posted by fw, July 7, 2015 “Syriza … Continue reading

July 7, 2015

Another revolution of the ultra-rich against the poor is taking place in Greece

The outcome between Greece and its creditors risks turning into a global wave of private ownership of public assets No 1389 Posted by fw, July 6, 2015 “In short, the … Continue reading

July 6, 2015

SHOCKING ASSERTION — Referendum has been called to give political cover for Syriza’s surrender to the EU

Vote designed to advance capitulation to EU’s demands regardless of ballot result No 1386 Posted by fw, July 3, 2015 “As the EU points a gun to their heads, broad … Continue reading

July 3, 2015

The eurozone is waging financial war on Greece to teach it a lesson, says Michael Hudson

Foreign banks want to bleed Greece when a policy of debt cutting and tax reform would revive the economy No 1385 Posted by fw, July 2, 2015 “Now the European … Continue reading

July 2, 2015

Tariq Ali deconstructs what’s going on in this Modern Greek Tragedy, with unkind words for all the players

Suggests partners of Tsipras and Varoufakis call a sex strike till they decide to take on the EU scumbags No 1382 Posted by fw, June 28, 2015 “The suffering Greek … Continue reading

June 28, 2015

Could the rise of the leftist Syriza party in Greece mark the beginning of the end of neoliberalism?

“This is what happens when modern capitalism fails,” says UK economics editor Paul Mason No 1241 Posted by fw, January 27, 2015 “From outside, Greece looks like a giant negative: … Continue reading

January 27, 2015

Banks, corrupt politicians and mainstream media have convinced people there are no alternatives to austerity

But there are many alternatives. Just don’t look to mainstream media for them No 473 Posted by fw, May 10, 2012 “The finance sector has started a lot of think … Continue reading

May 10, 2012 · Leave a comment

“No one has the political will, courage or imagination to deal with the Eurozone crisis” —Ilene Grabel

No 368 Posted by fw, December 16, 2011 “I think the even bigger problem is this kind of institutional lacuna. There isn’t actually a space in the global economy for … Continue reading

December 16, 2011 · Leave a comment