Citizen Action Monitor

Fossil fuels good, CO2 emissions bad, Exxon sold out, Politicians followed, Renewables too small

Hansen shares more of “the frigging mess” the young are inheriting from boomers behaving badly. No 1965 Posted by fw, May 26, 2017 “In the United States the energy use has … Continue reading

May 26, 2017

Big Money corrupts US democracy, no longer serves common good

The amount of money and number of lobbyists have gone through the roof, shutting down ability to self-govern. No 1618 Posted by fw, March 20, 2016 “In their new book, ‘Nation on … Continue reading

March 20, 2016

Crisis in American democracy: Part 5 – America – An Investors’ Democracy

No 337 Posted by fw, November 13, 2011 “In general, you’ll get a block of issues that count to investors. That’s often overseas. I mean a lot of these folks … Continue reading

November 13, 2011 · Leave a comment

Crisis in American democracy: Part 4 – America’s money-driven political system

No 336 Posted by fw, November 12, 2011 Thomas Ferguson has worked for fifteen years to make two claims about democracy in the United States. First, “rule by the people” is … Continue reading

November 12, 2011 · Leave a comment