Citizen Action Monitor

Three activists discuss the challenges of building a citizens’ movement in Baltimore

Engrossing conversation — Includes practical tips on movement building of interest to all activists No 601 Posted by fw October 30, 2012 In the following 15:40-minute embedded video, editors of … Continue reading

October 30, 2012 · Leave a comment

“We need YOU to participate in the Occupy change movement” –Activist filmmaker

“All that is required is the willingness to see the world as it is and decide that you were going to be part of the solution.” No 571 Posted by … Continue reading

September 19, 2012 · Leave a comment

US Occupy movement has lost momentum: Shamus Cooke explains why

Meanwhile, Occupy Movements in Europe and elsewhere surge ahead. Why the difference? No 407 Posted by fw, February 12, 2012 “A healthy debate has finally gripped the Occupy Movement: there … Continue reading

February 12, 2012 · Leave a comment

“Hold Obama’s feet to the fire and present him with a set of progressive demands” —Ralph Nader

No 393 Posted by fw, January 26, 2012 “Responding to President Obama’s State of the Union address, longtime consumer advocate and former Presidential candidate Ralph Nader says Obama’s criticism of … Continue reading

January 26, 2012 · Leave a comment

Activists rally at U.S. courts to call for reversal of Citizens United decision

No 390 Posted by fw, January 23, 2012 “Roughly about a half dozen corporations – Viacom, General Electric, Newscorp, Disney – control almost everything most Americans – 90 percent of … Continue reading

January 23, 2012 · Leave a comment

Still amusing ourselves to death?

No 377 Posted by fw, December 23, 2011 This headline on page C4 in the Entertainment section of today’s Windsor Star caught my attention – Lopez sizzles You Tube with … Continue reading

December 23, 2011 · Leave a comment

If Occupiers hope to bring about a “World Revolution” they must mobilize the global South

No 375 Posted by fw, December 21, 2011 “It’s easy enough to explain why the global South hasn’t joined Occupy. But why should we care? First, because the extractive processes … Continue reading

December 21, 2011 · Leave a comment