Let’s tell him exactly what we think. Also, a dispiriting day at the Roundhouse yesterday (legal pot is dead; Pay Day Lending caps also dead, unless you think 175% is a cap). Also here, an update on Heinrich’s opposition to Canadian drug importation and what has resulted from it. It is good news. And after…
Originally posted soon after the election, we keep this post on the home page as it outlines how Retake Our Democracy has been formed and how its Action Teams will engage, educate, and activate our communities.
Originally posted soon after inauguration. Maintained on Home Page as it describes our strategies at local, state and national levels. Every day, I get asked: Did you hear what “he” just did? We’ve got to do something. Every hour I get an email with a plea to call my Senator or sign a petition or…
You’ll be inspired by Rev. Barber’s 14-point Fusion Politics Strategy, a model we will consider here. Another inspiration: a 4-minute video of Nina Turner speaking at an MLK Jr Rally in DC on Saturday. And a link to the full I Have a Dream speech, just to get you pumped.
So much of what contributes to the quality of our daily lives happens at the State and local levels. This blog presents a number of examples of effective strategies that can advance equity and justice, despite Trump. Also #DeFundDaPL Direct Actions planned for Santa Fe and Albuquerque City Council meetings and Bernalillo County Commission.
Posted in Jan 2017, maintained on home page as it summarizes a three prong strategy: local, state and national. Over 350 progressives convened in Albuquerque for the Progressive Action Summit yesterday. Alan Webber and Paul Gibson presented to a packed room on Resist Trump & Reimagine New Mexico. This blog summarizes our thoughts.
If Congress has its way, BLM restrictions on methane emissions will be obliterated and that 4-Corners circled methane plume will blossom. Details on: the mosque solidarity event; citizen activism at the Roundhouse 10 today to lobby for legalized marijuana and backgrounds checks on gun sales & Monday 8:30 to lobby for the Health Security Act & attend Immigration…
This post includes a link to The Nation Magazine, which has outed a Trump internal memo outlining plans for a shocking assault on LGBTQ rights, also info on Friday’s solidarity event with our Muslim neighbors, and summaries of progressive bills related to economic justice, children & families, agriculture, healthcare, education and more.
First we marched for and with women; then we stormed airports in support of Muslims; soon we will be dismantling a wall, but we may not be seeing the real threat. Trial Balloon for a Coup points to what may be really going on and a NY Times piece provides more evidence of how we fight injustice.
On Friday I was on a conference call with Rev Barber where he unveiled plans for a Week of Solidarity. This blog reports on: the Reverend’s plan for solidarity and civil disobedience; the UNM protest of Milo’s speech; and a handful of actions and opportunities..