Citizen Action Monitor

“Trudeau and his Liberals will use their majority to enforce the dictates of the capitalist elite”

And the “Harper lite” NDP got what it deserved – an electoral debacle No 1483 Posted by fw, October 20, 2015 “Trudeau and his Liberals will use their majority to … Continue reading

October 20, 2015

Mulcair ready to ‘assist’ Trudeau in becoming Canada’s next prime minister

NDP’s election platform pledges to work “with other federalist parties through informal or appropriate stable arrangements to end…Harper’s lost decade.” No 1479 Posted by fw, October 14, 2015 “Canada’s social … Continue reading

October 14, 2015

Mulcair’s ‘Harper lite’ election campaign leaves NDP on track to finish third

Under Mulcair, the NDP has catered to the interests of capitalist ruling elites No 1473 Posted by fw, October 8, 2015 “Mulcair—a former Quebec Liberal cabinet minister and an admirer … Continue reading

October 8, 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

It’s hard to know what the NDP stands for – other than getting elected

“The idea that they will have any guiding set of principles that reflect the interests of the working class is long gone,” says socialist Herman Rosenfeld. No 1459 Posted by … Continue reading

September 24, 2015

No Damn Difference election – All three leaders tout right-wing economic policies

In the election debate, each leader presented himself as “most dependable defender of big business.” No 1457 Posted by fw, September 22, 2015 “In a debate purportedly devoted to economic … Continue reading

September 22, 2015

“Since Israel’s establishment, Canadian policy has gravitated toward the pro-Israel fringe of world politics”

And Mulcair is going out of his way to signal that the NDP will perpetuate blind allegiance to the status quo. No 1436 Posted by fw, August 30, 2015 “The NDP … Continue reading

August 30, 2015

“The NDP’s purge of pro-Palestine candidates can only help Stephen Harper”, says professor Justin Podur

Pro-Israel, anti-Palestine voters will vote Harper, not Mulcair, who talks nonsense about a two-state solution No 1435 Posted by fw, August 29, 2015 “NDP policy is at least a decade out … Continue reading

August 29, 2015

Mulcair “asked” to offer reinstatement to Morgan Wheeldon and Jerry Natanine by Ontario Civil Liberties Assn

“The NDP’s stance in barring any criticism of Israel is undemocratic and wrong”, says OCLA No 1433 Posted by fw, August 26, 2015 “The NDP’s stance in barring any criticism of … Continue reading

August 26, 2015

“Mulcair’s position on Israel/Palestine is the same as what I hear from Israeli representatives”

“What I find is that, first of all, that really isn’t different from Harper’s position”, says Jewish Canadian David Parnas. No 1424 Posted by fw, August 14, 2015 “The trouble is … Continue reading

August 14, 2015

Fact-checking federal NDP and leader Mulcair’s track record may be bump on road to election victory

The good news is that growing public opposition to Harper and Trudeau could lead to NDP government in October No 1350 Posted by fw, May 30, 2015 “The New Democratic … Continue reading

May 30, 2015

Mulcair “forceful”, Trudeau “too wobbly”, Harper “appalling”, strategic voting “silly and pointless”

Best strategy to minimize Harper’s re-election chances in October would be to work on increasing voter turnout No 1345 Posted by fw, May 22, 2015 Karl Nerenberg, a respected journalist with … Continue reading

May 22, 2015

Harper Cons cloak predatory aims of US/Canadian imperialism, cynically claiming to be coming to rescue of innocents

Duplicitous NDP and Liberals oppose motion but signal support for military operations in the Middle East No 1297 Posted by fw, April 1, 2015 “The reality is that the expansion … Continue reading

April 1, 2015

Has the NDP sold its socialist soul for a shot at power in the 2015 election?

Former NDP election organizer, Michael Laxer, believes it has No 684 Posted by fw, February 25, 2013 “But Resolutionary Socialism has been dealt an even greater blow in that, as … Continue reading

February 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

Activists in the social movements have few expectations that the NDP will advance their causes, says Richard Fidler

Fidler’s article raises serious doubts about the NDP’s commitment to social and economic justice issues No 681 Posted by fw, February 19, 2013 “As for activists in the social movements, … Continue reading

February 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

Will NDP leader Mulcair give his full support to MP Megan Leslie who’s under attack from bullying B’nai Brith?

CJPME asks Canadians to email pro-Israeli Mulcair No 496 Posted by fw, June 6, 2012 ************************************************************************************************************ JULY 6, 2012 ~ IMPORTANT UPDATE: In the context of this post, I was … Continue reading

June 6, 2012 · Leave a comment

SHOCKER: Key players at the highest levels in Canada’s Israel Lobby are backing the candidacy of Thomas Mulcair

Allegation made by Independent Jewish Voices (IJV) No 439 Posted by fw, March 18, 2012 IJV’s allegation supports a concern that I expressed in my February 21, 2012 post: “Given … Continue reading

March 18, 2012 · Leave a comment

NDP leadership candidate Thomas Mulcair’s pro-Israeli hard line out of step with Party policy

“I am an ardent supporter of Israel in all situations and in all circumstances.” —Thomas Mulcair No 416 Posted by fw, February 21, 2012 “NDP leadership candidate Thomas Mulcair’s track … Continue reading

February 21, 2012 · Leave a comment