Citizen Action Monitor

“It’s clear now that simply exposing big business atrocities will have no deterrent effects.”

Governments, corporate scoundrels, opposition parties rarely mention corporate malfeasance — We are at an impasse. No 1675 Posted by fw, May 17, 2016 “Having recently become a nonagenarian, I spend a … Continue reading

May 17, 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

You can not have a capitalist democracy, they are radically incompatible, says Noam Chomsky

“The current political-economic system is a form of plutocracy.” No 1563 Posted by fw, January 12, 2016 “During the Q&A period after Noam Chomsky gave a lecture at 1199 SEIU … Continue reading

January 12, 2016

The not so well-kept secret is out – America is a plutonomy where only the rich matter

“It is essential that corporate elites keep the façade of democratic control alive,” writes activist Michael Perino. No 1547 Posted by fw, December 20, 2015 “Several years ago, two leaked … Continue reading

December 20, 2015

How neoliberal governments use austerity as a weapon to weaken people’s power to resist

They monetize and privatize everything, resulting in reduced access to life’s basic necessities, including health care, education, clean air and water, even undermining our democracy No 1398 Posted by fw, July … Continue reading

July 14, 2015