A Week in Review: Conclusion of Legislative Session, Actions to Ask for Vetoes, and the PRC Sues PNM

The Roundhouse continues to dominate the news with the PRC lawsuit shedding light on what SB 489 was really about, calls to action to protect seed sovereignty and our waters from “produced” toxic fracking water, plus another call to action in support of local activist Ken Mayer. All actions are still in play, links provided…

Public Regulation Commission Files Suit Against PNM Offering Clues as to the Real Problem with SB 489

Throughout the Roundhouse session, Retake called for amendments to SB 489 to prevent the artful evisceration of PRC authority to regulate energy generation in NM and to ensure PRC authority over the selection of replacement power when San Juan closes. The PRC’s suit filed last week makes clear that we were right in our concerns…

URGENT Action Alert: The Roundhouse Session Isn’t Over: Call Governor to Veto HB 2 & Protect Seed Sovereignty from Monsanto

Through a bit of last minute subterfuge, a bill is headed to the Governor’s desk that will undermine seed sovereignty and benefit Monsanto.  Thanks to Tewa Women United and NM Food and Seed Sovereignty Alliance we have the details for the bill and the phone number for calling the Governor to ask her to veto…

Public Banking & Nationalized Energy: A Two Pronged Strategy for Freedom from Corporate Monopolies and False Choices

This post describes our need to take control of the banking, fossil fuel and utility industries to address climate change adequately. After hearing Dar Jamail speak at the Lensic, I convinced that whatever hope we have requires the end of private market control over anything that matters.We also include a Roundhouse Roundup and news about…