Readiness is All: A Call to Prepare for Disobedience

Rev.Barber is planning a New Poor People’s Campaign and some of the leaders of the original Campaign will provide non-violence training in Santa Fe on Oct 27-28. Trump protects white supremacists while attacking mostly black football players when they peacefully protest. He encourages violence and plants seeds that some press freedoms may be irresponsible. The…

What Life In America Has Become and A Path Forward

Today we examine the shameless reality that we have come to accept as Life in America. Moreover, we examine our Congressional Representatives’ records in (not) supporting legislation that might address this reality. We include an update on Puerto Rico, a plan to solarize the Santa Fe airport and end with a bit of humor from…

Entrada Protest: Can Arrests Change the Conversation? If so, is There a Lesson Related to Climate & Immigrant Justice?

In a Nation article from December, Bill McKibbon wrote of how the urgency of climate change dictated non-violent direct action as a key strategy. Retake examines McKibbon’s thinking and questions if we may need to learn something from Jennifer Marley. The post also includes a encouragement to attend today’s Public Safety Committee hearing.