Citizen Action Monitor

Today is Palestinian Prisoners Day – Over 1,000 prisoners launched a mass hunger strike

As an aside – When will Elizabeth May take her Green Party’s “targeted sanctions against Israel” for a test drive? No 1935 Posted by fw, April 17, 2017 “In a statement … Continue reading

April 17, 2017

Elizabeth May’s criticism of Trudeau on electoral reform and refugees amounts to “do as I say, not as I do”

Her criticism of Trudeau could just as easily apply to her opposition to the Green Party’s adoption of a BDS policy. No 1886 Posted by fw, February 3, 2017 May’s reaction … Continue reading

February 3, 2017

Green Party’s BDS compromise: advocate economic pressure on Israel, while not endorsing BDS movement

“May seems comfortable leading the party forward with this position,” says Tom Woodley of CJPME No 1827 Posted by fw, November 18, 2016 “The proponents of the August resolution, which made … Continue reading

November 18, 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

Further thoughts on the compelling moral case for Canadian politicians to affirm support for BDS

“Sanctions against Israel are not anti-Semitic or anti-Jewish, but anti-colonial,” argues philosophy prof. No 1794 Posted by fw, October 6, 2016 “Moral idiocy — Inability to understand moral principles and values … Continue reading

October 6, 2016

US Green Party VP is crystal clear about its policy towards Israel: there must be a resolution of the occupation

Any resistance by Israel will make it clear to all that the only real solution is a one-state solution. No 1791 Posted by fw, October 3, 2016 In an interview recorded … Continue reading

October 3, 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

What does the Green Party’s hotly contested BDS policy resolution actually say? Maybe we should read it

To facilitate an informed discussion, people should read the resolution before they criticize or applaud it. No 1780 Posted by fw, September 18, 2016 I am in the process of reviewing … Continue reading

September 18, 2016

“May has lost a lot of support within her own party over what’s taken place so far,” says Quebec’s Green leader

May insists Greens are as united as ever and that she has support from “the vast majority” of party members No 1778 Posted by fw, September 15, 2016 “‘May has lost … Continue reading

September 15, 2016

Philosophy prof makes compelling moral case for Canada’s Green Party to affirm support for BDS

Anyone who opposes non-violent means of struggle against colonial injustice denies the humanity of the oppressed group. No 1777 Posted by fw, September 14, 2016 In a recent article, BDS: A … Continue reading

September 14, 2016

24 Green Party of Canada members defend support for BDS cause, reject Green’s BC leader’s criticism

BREAKING: yesterday three GPC shadow cabinet members were removed for criticizing a provincial party leader. No 1776 Posted by fw, September 14, 2016 “…no Western government has ever applied meaningful pressure … Continue reading

September 14, 2016