Citizen Action Monitor

How do we navigate a world in which words, stories, images, and audios become increasingly suspect?

Can we break through the fakery to finally arrive at an agreement of what to do about the climate crisis that imperils us? No 2356 Posted by fw, August 20, … Continue reading

August 20, 2018

There is a “trust deficit” that blocks communication about the danger of climate change

“It is not enough to tell people how things stand: we need to generate trust.” – Ugo Bardi tells a story to make his point. No 1842 Posted by fw, December … Continue reading

December 7, 2016

From an 18th century age of enlightenment to a 21st century age of endarkenment – What went wrong?

Why is no one questioning the rise of new-age nonsense in the name of science? No 1554 Posted by fw, January 1, 2016 “The enlightenment was a beautiful thing. People … Continue reading

January 1, 2016

Truth is dead – Long live deceit

Political language is turned on its head, the truth is expunged, and we are all corrupted No 1113 Posted by fw, August 03, 2014 “As advanced societies are de-politicised, the … Continue reading

August 3, 2014

Truth about Israel’s vile role in 1982 Sabra-Shatila massacre of Palestinians

Facts need testimony to be remembered No 570 Posted by fw September 18, 2012 Factual truths are never compellingly true. The historian knows how vulnerable is the whole texture of … Continue reading

September 18, 2012 · Leave a comment

The inherent contradictions of truth

We say we value truth but favour our own version of it No 569 Posted by fw September 16, 2012 “There are no facts, only interpretations.”  ―Friedrich Nietzsche Continuing with … Continue reading

September 16, 2012 · Leave a comment