Citizen Action Monitor

Is the United States headed towards tyranny? Pt. 2 of 2

Lessons from history on how citizens can defend themselves against Trump’s assault on truth. No 1970 Posted by fw, June 1, 2017 “At the deepest level, I think we should be … Continue reading

June 1, 2017

Is the United States headed towards tyranny? Pt. 1 of 2

Twenty lessons from history on how citizens can protect themselves against a tyrant’s rule. No 1969 Posted by fw, May 31, 2017 “The point of using the historical examples is to … Continue reading

May 31, 2017

“We are becoming the land of the rich and the home of the bribe.”

“It’s time for the next revolution. A revolution that must be led by young people because they have the most at stake.” No 1967 Posted by fw, May 28, 2017 “We … Continue reading

May 28, 2017

“The idiots take over in the final days of crumbling civilizations.” – Chris Hedges

“Trump is the king of the idiots. We are his victims.” No 1950 Posted by fw, May 3, 2017 Instead of my usual opening passage, excerpted from a selected article, today … Continue reading

May 3, 2017

Ghastly reality of America – Peace activists arrested for feeding Tampa’s homeless in public park

“The hunger enforcement officers are here. This is their idea of serving the public.” No 1866 Posted by fw, January 10, 2017 “Tampa Food Not Bombs has served the homeless in … Continue reading

January 10, 2017

The ghastly reality of America

“Another lonely man dies of exposure while the world around him shops.” No 1865 Posted by fw, January 9, 2017 “The man died like a baby alone, the cradle of his … Continue reading

January 9, 2017

Moral idiocy refers to one’s inability to apply moral principles and values to one’s personal and professional life

Are any Canadian politicians causing harm because of a lack of personal awareness of their own moral idiocy? No 1768 Posted by fw, September 7, 2016 “Moral Idiocy is … a … Continue reading

September 7, 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

Naked political opportunism drives US policy toward Israel, says US historian

Hillary Clinton claims a US-Israel alliance based on “shared values”. Sound familiar? No 1631 Posted by fw, March 31, 2016 “Who raises objections to the consequences of U.S. complicity in Israel’s … Continue reading

March 31, 2016

How Wall Street transformed America into a kleptocracy, a nation ruled by “blood-sucking leeches”

“The most corrupt era in American history” captured in Michael Hudson’s new book, Killing the Host No 1611 Posted by fw, March 07, 2016 kleptocracy –literally, “rule by thieves” — a … Continue reading

March 7, 2016

The United States is being reduced to a third-rate, sorry excuse for a nation, say two esteemed critics

Witness the corruption and debasement of American society, government and politics No 1532 Posted by fw, December 6, 2015 “Like the pronouncement of the Ministry of Truth in Orwell’s 1984, ignorance … Continue reading

December 6, 2015

“Our so-called leaders want the legacy of 9/11 to invoke fear of the rise of Islamic terrorism”

But the very actions by the US lays bare the biggest terrorist organization in the world today, the US Empire. No 1449 Posted by fw, September 12, 2015 “The nation was … Continue reading

September 12, 2015

The myth that America’s actions are for the greater good is exposed in new weekly video series

“We need to fight to unmask the Empire every day in order to stop it”, says Abby Martin, series creator No 1447 Posted by fw, September 10, 2015 “Throughout its history … Continue reading

September 10, 2015

“Our entire world is at the mercy of an elite business community who run it in secret”, asserts Matt Kennard

For the sake of our own survival, it’s necessary to blow the cover of America’s Masters of the Universe In new book, Kennard takes on America’s powerful big business players … Continue reading

April 10, 2015

How is it that ruling elites can take us in a direction that is so detrimental to most of us?

Leftist intellectuals, educators, and activists are losing the struggle against the propagandists of empire No 1269 Posted by fw, February 22, 2015 “Left progressive intellectuals and activists know that the … Continue reading

February 22, 2015

Has America gone crazy? That’s the question on the minds of many Europeans

“Americans strike Europeans as baffling, if not frankly brutal”, says US expatriate living in Oslo It’s past time to wake up, America, and look around No 1233 Posted by fw, January … Continue reading

January 17, 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

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

“Spellbinding” video lays bare the monumental hypocrisy of the myth of American exceptionalism

“The Nightmare Machine of rapacious exploitation has overthrown humanity’s decency and reason and its bloody inhuman treason flourishes over us. This must be ended.” No 1050 Posted by fw, May … Continue reading

May 10, 2014