Citizen Action Monitor

How leftists/progressives can counter the “fear and security narrative” of the American ruling class

Global interdependence and solidarity are central to the needed change, argues Prof. Derber. No 2520 Posted by fw, September 10, 2019 “But on the issue of militarism, I think it’s … Continue reading

September 10, 2019

How the US ruling class sells fear to impel people to identify with and depend on elites for sense of power

“I can feel good about myself because I’m part of this great nation, led by these wealthy people who often are seen as vested by God in maintaining the moral … Continue reading

September 9, 2019

Trump’s attack on Syria prompts “Fuck the USA” reaction from Canadian educator/columnist

Attack built on lies — Jim Miles blasts Trump, Bolton, Mattis; Canadian sycophants singling out Russophobic Chrystia Freedland; and “suck-ups to empire, Britain/France.” No 2199 Posted by fw, April 14, … Continue reading

April 14, 2018

MUST READ: Glenn Greenwald’s brilliant in-depth analysis of Trump’s bombing attack

It’s hard to think of anything more evil and immoral than bombing to avoid looking weak No 1929 Posted by fw, April 9, 2017 “Ultimately, what is perhaps most depressing about … Continue reading

April 9, 2017

Poison gas attack was pretext for US launching long-planned military intervention in Syria

Did Trump’s abrupt change of mind reflect increasing pressure for war from his military advisers? No 1928 Posted by fw, April 7, 2017 “The claim that this attack is a response … Continue reading

April 7, 2017

Breakdown in U.S.- Russia relations far worse than a new Cold War, says U.S. expert

Professor of Russian and European Politics rips apart Washington’s spin on escalating war of words. No 1801 Posted by fw, October 17, 2016 “We’re balancing on the edge of a volcano.” … Continue reading

October 17, 2016

Under the guise of peacekeeping, Trudeau’s Canada “is simply adding to the violence of the U.S. empire”

Absent a foreign policy of its own, Canada could be dragged into World War III by its next war-mongering president. No 1800 Posted by fw, October 15, 2016 “With all this … Continue reading

October 15, 2016

US doesn’t care if its “sonofabitch school of foreign policy” means cooperating with bastards as long as they’re “our bastards”

Washington’s neo-con foreign policies are calculated to remake the world to serve US ruling class. No 1753 Posted by fw, August 19, 2016 “The end of the Cold War did not … Continue reading

August 19, 2016

“We own the world” – That’s America’s unspoken assumption, says Noam Chomsky

When you own everything, you fear everything, military expansion is the path to control, to security. No 1591 Posted by fw, February 10, 2016 “…expansion is the path to security. If … Continue reading

February 10, 2016

There is growing recognition and acceptance of the view that “The United States Created ISIS”

“If they [US-led coalition forces] manage to destroy ISIS, they will have something more extreme on their hands,” says Noam Chomsky. No 1590 Posted by fw, February 9, 2016 “There’s an … Continue reading

February 9, 2016

US neocons, whose war-mongering has already brought death to millions in Iraq, are at it again

This time they’re threatening “all life on the planet” by demanding regime change in Syria and Moscow No 1451 Posted by fw, September 16, 2015 “The neocons have plunged the U.S. … Continue reading

September 16, 2015