How Badly Do You Want to Own Part of an Aging Nuclear Plant? PRC Decides Wednesday. Call to Action

Our Report Card was viewed by almost 2000 New Mexicans in the first hours. Now action shifts to social and mainstream media. We provide tools to prepare letters to the editor.  New Energy Economy is defending us again, this time before the PRC tomorrow at 1pm. PNM wants you to own 10% of Palo Verde…

2019 Legislative Report Card Published: The Good, the Bad and the Mind-boggling

Our look back at last week’s posts will be done tomorrow. We don’t want anything to distract from what we are posting now. The Report Card has been months in development, relied on the work of scores of volunteers, allies, former legislators, and our leadership team. It describes what was accomplished (lots), what was not…

Sunday at the Movies with Santa Fe Dreamers, Video on Detention Centers & Forum for Finding Out What YOU Can Do

Today we report on yesterday’s inspiring youth-led EarthCare organizing meeting in preparation for the Sept 20 General Strike and as is our habit now, Sunday at the Movies offers two video on the NM asylum seeker detention disgrace. Ten US cities brace for mass ICE raids today:  all done with your tax dollars, in your…

Immigrant Crisis Deepens, Vigils Staged in Protest, Plus a Report on NM Political Developments

  Much is happening across the state. We repor on how Democratic challengers are springing up in most every one of the eight Senate districts where their Senator refused to protect a woman’s right to choose. We also offer commentary on the vigils scheduled for tonight across the country and we pose the question:  What…

2019 Legislative Report Card Preview

The Report Card has taken four months to complete, a dozen experts in the legislative process have reviewed and improved the report and it will be ready for release on Monday. It details what got done, what didn’t and why. “This Report Card does an excellent job of going beyond the political theater and on-the-record…

Government Report Cites Deplorable Conditions in Detention Centers. Details on Protests Statewide July 12

A government report found detainees forced to stand 24-7 for over a week in cages too crowded for anyone to sit, children under one year old detained for weeks, separated from parents and siblings. The report provides citations from the government’s own report and from a pediatrician who described the centers as “torture facilities.”  Photos…

New Vision for Democratizing the Economy In NM

Today, we begin a series of posts that articulate a vision forward, a path to a more democratic economy, revisiting a recurrent theme of Retake’s blog–the need to explore and ultimately develop entirely new economic and political systems, essentially democratizing our economy, the workplace, and our democracy. Reminder of Retake’s organizing meeting tonight. Details.