Citizen Action Monitor

Call for NDP to stand with Palestine — from Canadian academics, community leaders and organizations

Signatories set forth proposals that most Canadians can get behind. No 1982 Posted by fw, June 13, 2017 “… a group of over 80 academics, community leaders and organizations have authored … Continue reading

June 13, 2017

Is Canada’s New Democratic Party split over Israel?

NDP has some explaining to do about activities that legitimize Israeli racism No 1968 Posted by fw, May 29, 2017 “Should a social democratic party’s spokesperson on foreign affairs address the … Continue reading

May 29, 2017

“Since Israel’s establishment, Canadian policy has gravitated toward the pro-Israel fringe of world politics”

And Mulcair is going out of his way to signal that the NDP will perpetuate blind allegiance to the status quo. No 1436 Posted by fw, August 30, 2015 “The NDP … Continue reading

August 30, 2015

“The NDP’s purge of pro-Palestine candidates can only help Stephen Harper”, says professor Justin Podur

Pro-Israel, anti-Palestine voters will vote Harper, not Mulcair, who talks nonsense about a two-state solution No 1435 Posted by fw, August 29, 2015 “NDP policy is at least a decade out … Continue reading

August 29, 2015

Mulcair “asked” to offer reinstatement to Morgan Wheeldon and Jerry Natanine by Ontario Civil Liberties Assn

“The NDP’s stance in barring any criticism of Israel is undemocratic and wrong”, says OCLA No 1433 Posted by fw, August 26, 2015 “The NDP’s stance in barring any criticism of … Continue reading

August 26, 2015

NDP dodges request to explain why Wheeldon’s comments were “unacceptable and contrary to NDP policy”

An analysis of the NDP’s reasons for terminating the candidate do not stand up to critical scrutiny. Wheeldon should be reinstated. No 1432 Posted by fw, August 24, 2015 NOTE: Just … Continue reading

August 24, 2015

NDP perpetuates perverse ideas about anti-Semitism promoted by Israel lobby — by barring 2 candidates

Has NDP made a calculated decision that supporting Israel lobby trumps speaking the truth about Israel’s brutal mistreatment of Palestinians? No 1431 Posted by fw, August 21, 2015 “Morgan Wheeldon’s Facebook … Continue reading

August 21, 2015

Call for reinstatement of NDP Nova Scotia candidate forced to resign over alleged anti-Israel comments

“Put the word out there to the national office that this is our community, our candidate and we want him back” No 1425 Posted by fw, August 15, 2015 “A Facebook … Continue reading

August 15, 2015

“Mulcair’s position on Israel/Palestine is the same as what I hear from Israeli representatives”

“What I find is that, first of all, that really isn’t different from Harper’s position”, says Jewish Canadian David Parnas. No 1424 Posted by fw, August 14, 2015 “The trouble is … Continue reading

August 14, 2015

Tell the NDP to support – not silence — candidates who speak the truth about Israel’s ethnic cleansing of Palestinians

Wheeldon was speaking the truth, so why is the NDP doing the dirty work of Harper and Israel? asks Independent Jewish Voices Canada No 1421 Posted by fw, August 12, … Continue reading

August 12, 2015

NDP caves to smear campaign against Nova Scotia candidate’s anti-Israel comments, accepts his resignation

Readers of CBC story line up in defence of candidate, one saying NDP means the “No Difference Party” No 1419 Posted by fw, August 11, 2015 [Candidate Morgan] Wheeldon is … Continue reading

August 11, 2015

SHOCKER: Key players at the highest levels in Canada’s Israel Lobby are backing the candidacy of Thomas Mulcair

Allegation made by Independent Jewish Voices (IJV) No 439 Posted by fw, March 18, 2012 IJV’s allegation supports a concern that I expressed in my February 21, 2012 post: “Given … Continue reading

March 18, 2012 · Leave a comment

NDP leadership candidates graded on Middle East Policy — Ashton and Topp top rankings

Canadians for Justice and Peace in the Middle East (CJPME) performed extensive research to assess the position of each NDP leadership candidate No 424 Posted by fw, February 29, 2012 … Continue reading

February 29, 2012 · Leave a comment