Radical systemic change will never be achieved through the current two party electoral system and meaningful local change requires time-consuming community education and organization. We need time we don’t have.
SFUAD is at a crossroads. We can push forward quickly and miss an opportunity to address gentrification and inequity in Santa Fe, or we can do something special. Let’s do something special. Plus more on NYT’s Planet Issue.
Perhaps the most inspiring 2 days of the trip has been in Austin. Many lessons for how to truly engage and support formerly chronically homeless folks. Also a call to action at the City Council Wednesday. Call, email, attend.
While Trump is a radical expression of a’democratic’ capitalism system, it is also just a logical extension of a trend toward autocracy since 1980. We can tinker around the edges or invent something new. Consider this.
Two actions sought today: support for adoption of sensible ID laws in NM and a call for the City to engage in meaningful outreach and planning with youth, low-income workers and working families. You are needed today.
The GOP is reeling as farm and rust belt opposition to tariffs builds, polling shows trouble ahead8,. yet the Democratic Party remains numb to the opportunity to nurture a progressive wave.
Today we report on the immense challenge posed by a fortified oligarchy, the inspiring work of activists on the ground, an emerging new vision of what REAL transformation could look like, plus a shot at the lack of vision & courage of Dem. Party centrists.
Everywhere we go on the Road Trip, cities are grappling with affordable housing crunches much like those in Santa Fe. Today, we share some general themes and what is being done in cities across the nation and how they apply to NM.
Report on last week’s actions, the challenges ahead, and actions for this week, including an urgent request for support for reunifying immigrant families in from Lutheran Family Services in Otero County.
Also a report on how we might curtail the rape of our natural and human resources by multi-national corporations, a petition to the Mayor and an announcement about our KSFR radio show.