A Look Back at the Cost of War, Primaries, Affordable Housing

  Donate to Retake Today!  If you believe in what we are doing, we need your financial support to cover ongoing expenses. Most of these expenses are largely ‘invisible’ but amount to between $300-$400/month. We don’t ask often, but the balance is getting low. 😉 Chevron, PNM, Big Money PACS Trying to Buy Key Elections. Buying…

Dist. 46 Easements: A Complex Issue That, For Many People, Overshadows All Issues

You can write antagonistic blog posts at voters who support a candidate you have issues with OR you can have conversation with those supporters and try to understand. Retake took the latter path and today we share why easements mean so much in Dist. 46. Thoughts on Dist. 46 & the Easement Issue I haven’t…

Week in Review & Looking Forward: Protest Plan If Mueller Fired, Local Poor People’s Campaign & More…

Info on the Santa Fe plan for protest should Mueller be fired, as well as info on Poor People’s Campaign, and a call for support for Fischmann and Yazzie. It is time to canvass, call and contribute. Also at the end of the post, a video of Steve Pearce, just to motivate you to be…

PRC Candidates Shine at Retake Reception. Ryan to Retire. Details on Local SFUAD Planning & More

Wow. Yazzie and Fischmann inspiredthe room. We ran out of donation envelopes. We also include video of their talk and links to their campaign sites, along with info on the status of SFUAD , and how to provide input. Finally, Mueller appears to have Trump caged and the GOP doesn’t seem ready to help Trump…

The Shocking Throwaway Economy: A Deluge of Plastics Brought to You by Exxon, Shell, et al

The fossil fuel industry isn’t going away and is investing billions in facilities that can generate a projected 40% increase in plastic production. This is an appalling report that illustrates how capitalist greed focuses on short-term profit at the expense of our planet. Disgusting. On a positive note, Sat. 11am on KSFR, Retake interviews Peter…

Roundhouse Coming to a Close. Report on Another Offensive PNM Action & PNM CEO Email Address. Tell Her What You Think

After another three hour discussion and three more amendments, the Senate Judicial Committee voted 10-2 to approve HB 325 and this was a vastly improved bill, but flaws identified by other environmental allies remained in the bill and so New Energy Economy and Retake withdrew its support and the bill will die in the Senate.…