A Look Back at Last Week’s Posts on Fox News, PNM, Mother Nature as Bill Collector, a Border Wall in NM, and Winona LaDuke

Fittingly, after a week of alarming articles about our media, our climate, and our border,(links to all posts provided today) we closed last week with a 50 minute talk from legendary indigenous activist Winona LaDuke where she outlines a values-driven economic system that is the only way we can justly navigate the climate catastrophes to…

A New Retake Feature, Sunday at the Movies, with the First Installment Featuring Winona LaDuke on The Next Economy

Sunday, you want to take it easy. So, grab some coffee and spend a bit of time with Winona LaDuke as she speaks truth to power like no one can. Inspiring and honest, this video captures exactly the kind of shift Retake has described in numerous posts. Except this is from Winona.  Pour a cup…

NASA Scientists Say 5-G Could Destroy Our Capacity to Forecast Weather Events. IT Lobbyists, Deny It. What Could Go Wrong?

In the 50s the auto industry and smog, in the 60s tobacco and cancer, 70s Nestle’s and baby formula, 70s until now fossil fuels and climate change: We are fine, science is wrong, trust us. And now IT and 5-G tell us that NASA, FCC and Oceanic/atmospheric scientists are also wrong. Our 5-G is fine…

Sixty Mega Corps Paid Zero in Taxes in 2018: A Symbol of What We’ve Become. A Very Important Post

This is NOT just Trump, this is US tax policy for decades. We of the 99% pay taxes, can’t deduct medical expenses, or college tuition costs, but corporations benefit from tax policies that allow them to entirely escape paying any of the burden of funding our country. This is not a coincidence, this is how…

How Did Low-Income Families Do in 2019 Roundhouse Session? Report from NM Voices for Children

We also provide an update on our campaign to support Asylum Seekers (you done good!), and information about an array of events and opportunities. NM Voices report includes a link to a summary of every bill signed into law in 2019 with a link to each bill’s summary.Immigration panel with Marcela Diaz, Allegra Love, Rebekah…

Plastic Free Markets Are Coming and So Are Refugees—Time to Act Santa Fe

We’ve got a list of needed items, a place to drop off donations and drivers to get them to ABQ and the refugees. Details provided. Please share. This post also features an interesting article on the growth of plastic-free food markets YAY and on New Energy Economy’s petition filed Monday opposing PNM’s plan to force…

Public Banking & Nationalized Energy: A Two Pronged Strategy for Freedom from Corporate Monopolies and False Choices

This post describes our need to take control of the banking, fossil fuel and utility industries to address climate change adequately. After hearing Dar Jamail speak at the Lensic, I convinced that whatever hope we have requires the end of private market control over anything that matters.We also include a Roundhouse Roundup and news about…

Plastics in Appalachia: The New Coal…..Just What We Need, Another Coal, Plus a Bad Day at the Roundhouse

Last week I wrote about how we need to vastly reduce our use of one-use plastics in part due to our inability to recycle plastic and in part due to plastic’s reliance upon fracking. And then Roxanne sent me this Inside Climate News article on a series of massive plastics plants being planned along the…