Citizen Action Monitor

“Today’s Republican Party is one of the most dangerous organizations in human history.” – Noam Chomsky

“…[their] refusal to want to believe the evidence of historical facts involves lethal consequences.” No 1619 Posted by fw, March 21, 2016 “With terrifying clarity, the author and philosopher Noam Chomsky … Continue reading

March 21, 2016

“We own the world” – That’s America’s unspoken assumption, says Noam Chomsky

When you own everything, you fear everything, military expansion is the path to control, to security. No 1591 Posted by fw, February 10, 2016 “…expansion is the path to security. If … Continue reading

February 10, 2016

There is growing recognition and acceptance of the view that “The United States Created ISIS”

“If they [US-led coalition forces] manage to destroy ISIS, they will have something more extreme on their hands,” says Noam Chomsky. No 1590 Posted by fw, February 9, 2016 “There’s an … Continue reading

February 9, 2016

If the TPP is an immoral system that can’t be changed, will it do harm? Yes, said ‘citizen’ Chrystia Freeland

“Anyone who works in an immoral system is going to do harm. So change the system,” said Noam Chomsky No 1580 Posted by fw, January 28, 2016 And no one … Continue reading

January 28, 2016

Can anti-TPP forces triumph over tyrannical rich and powerful corporate and political policy makers?

“We are winning and can finish the job.” Sheer bravado? Or are there sure signs of cracks in the negotiations? No 1468 Posted by fw, October 4, 2015 “Many of … Continue reading

October 4, 2015

How the rich and powerful took over the world and rigged the system

And most people still don’t have a clue what hit them – and is still hitting them. No 1466 Posted by fw, October 2, 2015 “The investors and the, increasingly, … Continue reading

October 2, 2015

TPP free trade deal is really a stealth neoliberal assault on low-earners designed to protect investor rights

By favouring TPP, are Harper, Mulcair and Trudeau selling out Canadian workers to maximize corporate profits? No 1465 Posted by fw, October 1, 2015 “So we can’t say a lot … Continue reading

October 1, 2015

Why do people know so much about sports, so little about world affairs? asks Chomsky

Because our system of governance and media are not set up to engage people in meaningful discussions of critical issues, or seek public input and participation in decision making. No … Continue reading

August 31, 2015

What neoliberal capitalists don’t want you to know about how they rule the world

Noam Chomsky explains how we’re all being deceived and what we can do about it No 1326 Posted by fw, May 7, 2015 Neoliberalism is the defining political economic paradigm … Continue reading

May 7, 2015

Supporters of Israel are actually supporters of its moral degeneration, isolation, and possibly, ultimate destruction

So says Noam Chomsky who puts Israel’s “hideous atrocity” in Gaza in historical context No 1118 Posted by fw, August 07, 2014 Noam Chomsky, the world-renowned political dissident, linguist, author, … Continue reading

August 7, 2014

Crisis in American democracy: Part 11 – Is it too late to save democracy from the vice grip of corporate and political elites?

No 343 Posted by fw, November 19, 2011 “The public mind might have funny ideas about democracy. . . . if the society is based on control by private wealth … Continue reading

November 19, 2011 · Leave a comment

Crisis in American democracy: Part 9 – “True” democracy is a threat to “the system of domination and control”

No 341 Posted by fw, November 17, 2011 In Part 8 of this 11-part series, the focus was on America’s interventionist international policies that primarily served corporate interests. In Part … Continue reading

November 17, 2011 · Leave a comment