The Shocking Throwaway Economy: A Deluge of Plastics Brought to You by Exxon, Shell, et al

The fossil fuel industry isn’t going away and is investing billions in facilities that can generate a projected 40% increase in plastic production. This is an appalling report that illustrates how capitalist greed focuses on short-term profit at the expense of our planet. Disgusting. On a positive note, Sat. 11am on KSFR, Retake interviews Peter…

Enough is Enough. March 24. Time for Adults, Youth and Children to Say No More!

Last week was an eventful week at the Roundhouse. But, today we focus on yet another preventable tragedy and a group of youth who took the center stage that was to be there’s for a day or two, if history was to be our guide….but they have seized the moment. Now it up to all…

Do You Want a Responsive, Forward Looking Democratic Party? Time to Show Up.

Wards throughout the state are currently holding elections to select delegates to the State Pre-Primary Democratic Party Convention. To continue the work of developing an open, responsive, inclusive, and democratic (small d) Democratic Party, we need people to step up, attend their ward meeting & elect progressive Dems to be delegates at the State Convention.

Roundhouse Coming to a Close. Report on Another Offensive PNM Action & PNM CEO Email Address. Tell Her What You Think

After another three hour discussion and three more amendments, the Senate Judicial Committee voted 10-2 to approve HB 325 and this was a vastly improved bill, but flaws identified by other environmental allies remained in the bill and so New Energy Economy and Retake withdrew its support and the bill will die in the Senate.…

A Bad Bill Becomes a Good Bill with Constituent Pressure and Tenacious Advocacy. Join Us at 9am Today for the Vote

It was pretty crazy. PNM’s SB 47 is dead slain as much by PNM’s own hubris as by strong, persistent progressive advocacy in opposition. PNM II (HB 325), as it was called by several legislators and advocates, had been introduced by Rep. Montoya, R, Farmington. What unfolded was absolutely stunning. Come today at 9, Room…