Citizen Action Monitor

Green Party of Canada backs new resolution, swiftly denounced by Canada’s pro-Israel lobby

Green vote puts pressure on New Democratic Party (NDP) to take similar position, says Yves Engler. No 1840 Posted by fw, December 6, 2016 “Facing the prospect of a humiliating defeat … Continue reading

December 6, 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

In a Brexit-like second-chance move, 44% of Canada’s Green Party members call for a repeal of their pro-BDS vote

The chronology of events suggests this has less to do with BDS than with fear of the loss of Ms. May as party leader. No 1766 Posted by fw, September 5, … Continue reading

September 5, 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

My response to the Green Party’s request for feedback on the party’s adoption of the pro-BDS resolution

Party leaders probably won’t like what I had to say. No 1749 Posted by fw, August 12, 2016 To act ignorantly when knowledge is available, to deny realities that patently exist … Continue reading

August 12, 2016

B’nai B’rith Organization of Canada launches personal smear attack against Green Party member

“B’nai B’rith has no regard for the truth”, says Dimitri Lascaris, author of Green’s approved resolution in support of BDS. No 1747 Posted by fw, August 10, 2016 “Well, until I … Continue reading

August 10, 2016

Green Party of Canada adopts policy resolution supporting Palestinian BDS movement

But party leader Elizabeth May says she “will continue to express personal opposition to BDS.” No 1746 Posted by fw, August 9, 2016 “In a historic move, delegates at the Green … Continue reading

August 9, 2016

In response to “thousands” of emails, Elizabeth May reassures Jewish community over two proposed Party resolutions

Which prompted this comment from a reader: “I am going to have to reconsider my membership in the Green Party…” No 1718 Posted by fw, July 5, 2016 “Thousands of emails!” … Continue reading

July 5, 2016

Pro-Israel lobby attacks Green Party over its call to revoke charitable status of Jewish National Fund

In response to bullying of Greens, Independent Jewish Voices challenges lobby to public debate. No 1714 Posted by fw, June 29, 2016 “The pro-Israel lobby suddenly launched vicious, defamatory attacks on … Continue reading

June 29, 2016

Green Party’s version of throne speech serves as timely critical appraisal of Harper rule

“Democracy in the 21st Century hangs in a vulnerable place” No 879 Posted by fw, October 16, 2013 “Democracy in the 21st Century hangs in a vulnerable place – between … Continue reading

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