Citizen Action Monitor

Is climate movement in denial? — Renewables cannot sustain our Western growth-based consumer lifestyles

Alternative growth in the South requires degrowth in the North No 1351 Posted by fw, May 30, 2015 “To be able to successfully develop a different type of growth, the … Continue reading

May 30, 2015

Shocking reality of Israeli military courts: study

Imprisonment exposed as a tool to oppress Palestinians No 501 Posted by fw, June 10, 2012 Justice upside down: a new study on Israel’s military courts, submitted by Adri Nieuwhof, June 9, … Continue reading

June 10, 2012 · Leave a comment

Australian reporter and lawyer exposé of Israeli abuse of Palestinian child prisoners prod government action

No 371 Posted by fw, December 18, 2011 Every so often a story comes along that rekindles hope that activists’ efforts are making a difference. An email yesterday from Sonja … Continue reading

December 18, 2011 · Leave a comment

Palestinian children emerge “scared and broken” from Israeli military justice system

No 348 Posted November 28, 2011 “He [Gerard Horton, an Australian lawyer] takes me through the arrest process: ‘Once bound and blindfolded, the child will be led to a waiting … Continue reading

November 28, 2011 · Leave a comment

Theodore Zeldin explains the source of “All the great movements of protest”

No 322 Posted by fw, November 1, 2011 “All the great movements of protest against contempt, segregation and exclusion involve an infinite number of personal acts by individuals, making a … Continue reading

November 1, 2011 · Leave a comment

Barbara Kingsolver on borders between the haves and the have-nots

No 32, Posted by fw, July 5, 2010 Barbara Kingsolver is so much more than a novelist. She’s a citizen activist. Her activism is indelibly etched in her breathtaking, at … Continue reading

July 5, 2010 · Leave a comment

Is Humanity Inherently Unsustainable? Pt 11/13: Myth shattered — Economic growth does NOT reduce world poverty

No 28, Posted by fw, June 21, 2010 In Pt 10 Rees offered some examples of the cultural myth of perpetual growth and its horrific consequences. In Pt 11, below, … Continue reading

June 21, 2010 · Leave a comment