Citizen Action Monitor

Here’s an interview from the Democratic Convention the likes of which you won’t soon see on CBC News

Real News Network allows Bernie supporter to vent her considerable anger at DNC “system” in video that went viral. No 1733 Posted by fw, July 26, 2016 “I don’t give a … Continue reading

July 26, 2016

The President who wowed Canada’s Parliament fails to impress Canadian professor

“President Barack Obama, the Nobel Peace Prize laureate, has failed to live up to the promises he made and the hopes he raised.” No 1723 Posted by fw, July 11, 2016 … Continue reading

July 11, 2016

Big Money corrupts US democracy, no longer serves common good

The amount of money and number of lobbyists have gone through the roof, shutting down ability to self-govern. No 1618 Posted by fw, March 20, 2016 “In their new book, ‘Nation on … Continue reading

March 20, 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

Why Bernie Sanders lost big in South Carolina and may not recover

Bernie can’t talk about revolution and movement when his campaign doesn’t look like the movement he claims to represent. No 1605 Posted by fw, March 01, 2016 “But while Bernie Sanders … Continue reading

March 1, 2016

We’re on the edge of a cliff. It’s time for sustained acts of civil disobedience, says Jill Stein

US Green Party leader, Jill Stein, discusses solutions to America’s problems with Chris Hedges. No 1601 Posted by fw, February 25, 2016 “We do need sustained civil disobedience. And we need … Continue reading

February 25, 2016

What’s plaguing US politics?

How has the Democratic party kept the political system hostage to corporate power? No 1597 Posted by fw, February 18, 2016 “We’re going to explore in this segment the political landscape, … Continue reading

February 18, 2016

Paul Jay and Chris Hedges go toe-to-toe in a verbal battle over the significance of Bernie’s campaign

In terms of building a movement, Hedges sees Sanders as an obstructive force; Jay counters that no one else has millions of followers. No 1594 Posted by fw, February 12, 2016 … Continue reading

February 12, 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

DEMOCRACY SPRING — Huge U.S. civil disobedience march and sit-in planned for Washington this April

Action will demand Congress get big money out of politics, ensure free and fair elections. No 1568 Posted by fw, January 18, 2016 “It’s time to take mass nonviolent action … Continue reading

January 18, 2016

The not so well-kept secret is out – America is a plutonomy where only the rich matter

“It is essential that corporate elites keep the façade of democratic control alive,” writes activist Michael Perino. No 1547 Posted by fw, December 20, 2015 “Several years ago, two leaked … Continue reading

December 20, 2015

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

How the rich and powerful took over the world and rigged the system

And most people still don’t have a clue what hit them – and is still hitting them. No 1466 Posted by fw, October 2, 2015 “The investors and the, increasingly, … Continue reading

October 2, 2015

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

“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

With the U.S. governed by an uninformed body of citizens, the entire planet is at risk

“We don’t need more voters, we need more informed voters”, says peace activist Rosemarie Jackowski No 1310 Posted by fw, April 13, 2015 “We are drowning in propaganda, red herrings, … Continue reading

April 13, 2015

US 2016 presidential race will give voters choice between two right-wingers committed to protect Wall Street’s interests

“What will unfold over the next 19 months is a travesty of democracy”, says analyst Patrick Martin No 1309 Posted by fw, April 12, 2015 “The financial oligarchy selects the … Continue reading

April 12, 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