In addition to a CounterPunch article on just how undemocratic our democracy is, an opportunity to elect a renewable energy storage scientist to the Roundhouse. If you open but one email today, please open this.
Vigorous grassroots efforts to derail the Kavanaugh nomination fell on deaf ears, leaving many of us beyond disheartened. Where to next? We consider what we can learn from this and where we go next.
At least it is almost over, yet another shameful moment in a litany of them, each more insulting than the next. We could curl up in a ball and pout, or you could join me on Sunday and do something positive, something that no head in the sand GOP can muck up.
Roxanne and I joined Jay Levine and Pia Gallegos–leaders in the Adelante Democratic Caucus and met with MLG’s Policy Director, Jane Wishner, and Deputy Campaign Director Victor Reyes. The purpose was to get a better understanding of MLG’s policy positions and to see if there was enough common ground for the Progressive Caucus and Retake…
Today’s post includes excerpts from a powerful NYT op-ed from Rebecca Traister, commentary from Roxanne, and actions you can take to derail the Kavanaugh nomination.
In addition to Kavanaugh, last week we provided a good post covering our economic and climate future. Today, we also share an opportunity to get in the game and support a tremendous Roundhouse candidate, Abbas Ahkil who will be in Santa Fe on Thursday.
As Thursday’s hearing makes clear, we have a long way to go. All too many entitled white males seem to be able to ignore or minimize the testimony of women victims of male assaults whenever it is politically expedient. And yesterday’s GOP performance may well spell doom for the GOP…at least with women.
If our economic health is predicated upon growth and growth can’t be sustained, what then? This post explores that reality and our options. Also, info about today’s Senate Judicial Committee hearing of Christine Blasey Ford’s testimony.
[Late breaking: Monica Youngblood guilty of Aggravated DWI.] Anita Hill commented recently that she felt we had learned much from #metoo and that charges of sexual assault would be taken more seriously. Maybe among most of America, but the GOP and its despicable President are doubling down on Kavanaugh. We must make them pay.
https://retakeourdemocracy.org/2018-retake-our-democracy-strategy-voter-guide/Michael Moore on Kavanaugh & Blasey Ford, the truth about the “recovery” and how we measure our economic health, a review of immoral GOP policies from this week!,& 3 great Democracy Now! videos, two on private prisons and one from Michael Moore movingly discussing Blasey Ford.
Michael Moore fears an apocalyptic dictatorship and no election in 2020. As this report suggests, he may be right. Time to make Trump THE issue in the Mid-Terms. It may be our last chance.