Citizen Action Monitor

Transnational capitalists’ core of 199 elite managers see themselves as “engineers of global capitalism”

They firmly believe that their way of life, devoted to continuing global capitalism, is best for all humankind. No 2364 Posted by fw, August 31, 2018 NOTE — To access … Continue reading

August 31, 2018

Globalization of trade and capital triggered development of an elite “Transnational Capitalist Class”

A powerful transnational capitalist class is influencing agendas of G20, G7and other international organizations. No 2363 Posted by fw, August 30, 2018 NOTE — To access my other posts related … Continue reading

August 30, 2018

Humanity is divided into the upper 1%, 20% with middle class incomes, and 80% with no wealth

America’s dominant ruling class, the elite, set policy and determine national political priorities. No 2362 Posted by fw, August 29, 2018 NOTE — To access my other posts related to … Continue reading

August 29, 2018

EXPLOSIVE! – Global Power Elite provides top governments with plans and proposals they can act on

Prof Peter Phillips’ new book and video reveal how an activist core of 1% of world’s wealthiest people influence sovereign states to do elite’s bidding. No 2361 Posted by fw, … Continue reading

August 27, 2018

Frightened rich folks pay prof. for advice on what to do after society collapses 

The prof. relates compelling story of scared rich guys trying to escape troubles of this world and upload their digitized consciousness when they die. No 2347 Posted by fw, August … Continue reading

August 9, 2018

Tim Jackson and Peter Victor find a flaw in Thomas Piketty’s “algebra of inequality” thesis

“What we found was fascinating,” says Jackson, leading to fertile ground for degrowth. No 2120 Posted by fw, December 11, 2017 To access all other synopses from Prosperity without Growth, … Continue reading

December 11, 2017

Jeremy Corbyn sees UK city’s shift to local economic development as a model for the future

“Preston Model” uses two approaches to encourage its six major local institutions to spend locally. No 2105 Posted by fw, November 23, 2017 “Could a grassroots development approach help address … Continue reading

November 23, 2017

The end of capitalism: Part 4

After reviewing all the options, prof Harvey sees only one alternative to the threat of growing economic inequality – end capitalism. No 1704 Posted by fw, June 16, 2016 “Three years … Continue reading

June 16, 2016

Trudeau’s Liberals break another campaign promise, won’t close $750M tax loophole for rich

“It’s not in our plan” to touch stock options in future budgets either, said Finance Minister. No 1624 Posted by fw, March 27, 2016 “Despite a campaign promise, Morneau confirmed Tuesday … Continue reading

March 27, 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

Why the US economy has not recovered, will not recover

Successive duplicitous US governments have abandoned everyone except the rich. No 1596 Posted by fw, February 17, 2016 “The US economy died when middle class jobs were offshored and when the … Continue reading

February 17, 2016

The World Economic Forum at Davos “represents everything that is wrong with the world”

It is the purest expression of a world run by an “insular ruling elite” No 1577 Posted by fw, January 26, 2016 “ It’s easy to mock Davos – so … Continue reading

January 26, 2016

Is a stealth global coup d’état of democracy a real and present danger?

Nick Buxton unveils evidence that gatherings such as the WEF at Davos are the future of global governance. No 1575 Posted by fw, January 24, 2016 “The real concern about … Continue reading

January 24, 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

Rise of the new fascists – Private security and military forces to serve and protect the wealthy

The 99 percent of us, without wealth and private police power, face threat of overt repression, complete loss of human rights, legal protections No 1491 Posted by fw, October 26, … Continue reading

October 26, 2015

Inequality is driving society apart, and now even the super-rich could be in trouble — VIDEO

“You show me a highly unequal society, I will show you either a revolution or a police state.” No 1462 Posted by fw, September 28, 2015 “What is clear is … Continue reading

September 28, 2015

The super-rich get super-richer, the super-poor get left behind — VIDEO

“We were told the super-rich would make us richer too, so why hasn’t that happened?” No 1461 Posted by fw, September 27, 2015 “In programme one of this two-part series, … Continue reading

September 27, 2015

New research confirms ordinary folk have little to no influence over policymaking, while elites have lots of power

Implications of findings clear – “Reduce the power of money in politics” No 1040 Posted by fw, April 27, 2014 “Is the U.S. the democracy it claims to be? A … Continue reading

April 27, 2014

In a capitalist economy, those who own the majority of property set the terms for everyone else

…and in the process, prevent most of the rest of us from setting the terms of how we would like to live No 826 Posted by fw, August 12, 2013 … Continue reading

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