Citizen Action Monitor

Why all forms of democracy fail, including Citizen’s Assemblies

“Not the answer we asked for. That’s democracy for you, it seldom produces the results you might want.” — No 2684 Posted by fw, November 20, 2020 — Tim Watkins, the … Continue reading

November 20, 2020

Facing climate-driven societal collapse, will we accept and cope, or will we deny and act?

In simplistic terms, you could say Deep Adaptation is about accepting and coping with climate-driven collapse, while Extinction Rebellion is about acting to prevent it. — No 2647 Posted by … Continue reading

July 28, 2020

Our only hope is to paralyze a global system ruled by powerful rightwing elites, advises Chris Hedges

Based on his review of events of 2019, going forward Hedges advises activists to follow the lead of Extinction Rebellion.     No 2566 Posted by fw, January 5, 2020 In … Continue reading

January 5, 2020

£750,000 – That’s how much Extinction Rebellion needs for its legal defence fund

Please help save the planet — Support the 1800 rebels, arrested during the October Rebellion, with a donation. No 2534 Posted by fw, October 23, 2019 As a “Rebel supporter”, … Continue reading

October 23, 2019

The Extinction Rebellion movement cannot help us with the climate changes that are coming

Re XR’s three demands  – the first is meaningless, the second reflects an ignorance of climate science, and the third is simply naïve. No 2532 Posted by fw, October 17, … Continue reading

October 17, 2019

How a citizens’ assembly could play a critical role in UK’s Extinction Rebellion’s climate emergency plans

But UK’s parliamentary committee gets 5 things wrong in announcing it will establish a citizens’ assembly. No 2513 Posted by fw, August 30, 2019 “The climate crisis demands an urgent, … Continue reading

August 30, 2019

In May 2018, 15 people met at a London bar to plan how to save a world headed for extinction

And voila – within months, Extinction Rebellion (XR) was busy meeting with citizen groups to tell them the terrifying truth about the coming climate catastrophe.    No 2510 Posted by … Continue reading

August 24, 2019

“Holy shit we’re about to die and we better do something fast.”

“If a giant oak tree is about to collapse on to your little house, you don’t say that you are at risk of a housing change.” No 2457 Posted by … Continue reading

April 14, 2019