Citizen Action Monitor

With the age of cheap oil gone forever, Italians are poorer today than they were 50 years ago

Ugo Bardi tells why he is selling the house his parents built and where he has lived for over 50 years. No 2463 Posted by fw, April 22, 2019 “Let … Continue reading

April 22, 2019

BLOCKBUSTER 2012 documentary on today’s crises — Alarming truths left unsaid for too long

Crises we face today were created by humans — What is created by humans can be changed by humans. No 2102 Posted by fw, November 19, 2017 “Most societies have … Continue reading

November 19, 2017

Swedish doctor dazzles audience with a spectacular futuristic display of our rapidly changing world

Professor Hans Rosling and his moving hologram illustrates the health, wealth and population of the planet No 1242 Posted by fw, January 28, 2015 Following a brief introduction and samples … Continue reading

January 28, 2015

Why is this the age of US citizen mass acquiescence rather than the age of resistance that erupted in the 1880s?

We are witnessing the rebirth of the Gilded Age, with Wall Street and Big Business owning the President and Congress No 1215 Posted by fw, December 25, 2014 “It’s called … Continue reading

December 25, 2014

“Poor Us” — Brilliant animated film reveals how poverty has changed over the centuries

Explains what forces are at work, and what lessons we can learn from the past to fight poverty today No 968 Posted by fw, February 05, 2014 NOTE — Why … Continue reading

February 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

Two American leftists pull no punches in their tough assessment of Obama, claiming he needs to be pushed

Plans are afoot to build an anti-poverty movement to do just that — push Obama No 609 Posted by fw, November 12, 2012 “We believe that if [Obama] is not … Continue reading

November 12, 2012 · Leave a comment

BBC’s Panorama of the poorest of the poor in Obama’s America

No 440 Posted by fw, March 19, 2012 With one and a half million American children now homeless, reporter Hilary Andersson, of the BBC’s Panorama television program, meets the school … Continue reading

March 19, 2012 · Leave a comment

The story that made me weep for America

No 191 Posted by fw, June 10, 2011 This heartbreaking image is from a video that accompanied Democracy Now’s poignant story, Dale Maharidge’s Chronicles of Widely Ignored U.S. Working Poor Inspire … Continue reading

June 10, 2011 · Leave a comment