Citizen Action Monitor

How to exploit Trump’s vulnerabilities – Naomi Klein explains in a short video

Once you know exactly what the Trump brand is, it becomes obvious how to mess with it. No 1933 Posted by fw, April 15, 2017 “You’ve probably noticed that Donald Trump … Continue reading

April 15, 2017

The only options we have left to mitigate climate change are all radical: Naomi Klein

Canada-led Paris talks set 1.5° C temperature target, but plans from Vancouver meeting of premiers aren’t on target. No 1612 Posted by fw, March 11, 2016 “What we got in Paris … Continue reading

March 11, 2016

In an act of defiant civil disobedience, activists will be in the streets of Paris on 12/12 at 12 noon

Dangerous warming is not far off in the distance, it is already costing thousands of lives and livelihoods No 1534 Posted by fw, December 9, 2015 “By taking to the … Continue reading

December 9, 2015

COP21 emissions reduction targets will lead to extremely dangerous temperature rise of 3-4 degrees

Paris talks are ‘incremental nonsense’ — we need a post-Paris peoples’ plan, declares Naomi Klein No 1528 Posted by fw, December 4, 2015 “In sharp contrast to the hopefulness that … Continue reading

December 4, 2015

TPP would make it significantly harder to prevent catastrophic climate change, says Naomi Klein

“The expansion of such agreements has gone hand in hand with the accelerating rise in greenhouse gas emissions.” No 1510 Posted by fw, November 13, 2015 “This deal—the Trans-Pacific Partnership … Continue reading

November 13, 2015

Harper’s out. Trudeau’s in. So why aren’t Naomi Klein and Avi Lewis breathing more easily?

Trudeau appears to side with most Paris-bound leaders — saying yes to more renewables, but not saying “no” to new fossil fuel projects. No 1492 Posted by fw, October 27, … Continue reading

October 27, 2015

“The NDP is afraid of being associated with this radical document,” says Naomi Klein of Leap Manifesto

Klein, on Democracy Now, talks about the election, Harper, the Leap Manifesto, NDP’s rejection of it, and why the NDP has fallen in the polls No 1469 Posted by fw, … Continue reading

October 5, 2015

No time for small steps — We need to “leap” to the next economy, says Naomi Klein

Klein proposes a series interlocking policies to make the transformative leap. No 1448 Posted by fw, September 11, 2015 “I’ve been in rooms filled with incredible activists including here in Australia … Continue reading

September 11, 2015

Standing ovation for Naomi Klein’s tour de force presentation in Australia — VIDEO

An hour of no holds barred, gut-wrenching, impolite truth-telling. No 1446 Posted by fw, September 10, 2015 “The task is clear: to create a culture of care-taking, in which no one … Continue reading

September 10, 2015

The film of Klein’s “This Changes Everything” promises to leave audiences “refreshed and inspired”

Watch the 2:22-minute trailer here. No 1444 Posted by fw, September 09, 2015 “The extraordinary detail and richness of the cinematography in This Changes Everything provides an epic canvas for this exploration … Continue reading

September 9, 2015

UK activists mount “vigorous and creative” campaign to stop fracking push

“Widespread resistance has already put the UK’s pro-fracking forces on the defensive”, says Naomi Klein No 1238 Posted by fw, January 23, 2015 “In rushing to exploit the UK’s shale gas reserves, … Continue reading

January 23, 2015

Naomi Klein rightly blames capitalism for climate change, but doesn’t go far enough

Canadian prof’s brilliant review pinpoints some omissions, adds considerable intellectual value of his own No 1231 Posted by fw, January 15, 2015 “Klein doesn’t supply us with an alternate strategic … Continue reading

January 15, 2015

Rob Hopkins heaps praise on Klein’s new book, but wonders why it left him feeling “underwhelmed”

Rob found Klein’s This Changes Everything “heavy on the numbing information”, absence of alternatives to capitalism No 1196 Posted by fw, November 21, 2014 “…living in ‘a world teeming with … Continue reading

November 21, 2014

Haven’t read Klein’s book? Not to worry — Watch Klein summarize key parts in 45–minute talk — VIDEO

This video offers an excellent summary of Klein’s main ideas. Better yet, they’re delivered by the author herself No 1166 Posted by fw, October 15, 2014 Naomi Klein – Author, … Continue reading

October 15, 2014

Power-packed panel calls for urgent action on climate change — VIDEO

Senator Bernie Sanders, McKibben, Klein, Hedges, Sawant talk climate change for almost 2 hours “Our strategy and tactics must be different…. We will have to speak the language of … … Continue reading

September 23, 2014

DISRUPTION – the official film of the People’s Climate March – Watch It Here

The march is this Sunday, September 21, 2014 in New York City. No 1149 Posted by fw, September 19, 2014 DISRUPTION, a film by Kelly Nyks & Jared P. Scott, … Continue reading

September 19, 2014

Our failing capitalist system presents us with a rare opportunity to save the climate, says Klein in her new book

But – and it’s a big but — “It’s really hard to pry apart the capitalism that we have from the idea of endless growth” No 1148 Posted by fw, … Continue reading

September 17, 2014

It’s capitalism, stupid, not fossil fuels, that is root cause of climate change, says Naomi Klein in new book

“This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate” argues threat of climate change demands immediate action No 1137 Posted by fw, September 4, 2014 Naomi Klein’s new book, This Changes Everything, … Continue reading

September 4, 2014

Capitalism is at war with life on Earth, argues Naomi Klein

Climate change is telling us the current economic model of corporate-dominated global capitalism is failing us No 1119 Posted by fw, August 08, 2014 “Klein’s new book will argue that … Continue reading

August 8, 2014