Today’s post focuses on the utter failure of the federal government to address the urgent needs of our local communities, whether in relation to our personal safety and protection from gun violence, the consequences of climate change, or the greed… Read More ›
Economic Justice, Community & Economic Development
State Public Bank, a Tool for a Just Transition & Revitalized Rural NM
A State Public Bank has immense potential to accelerate and expand NM’s just transition, the revitalization of rural economies, and the construction of robust infrastructure. The North Dakota Public Bank has provided immense benefit to that state, where during the… Read More ›
Universal Basic Income: A Promising Strategy for Addressing Poverty in NM
Give away money? No strings attached? That sounds crazy; so crazy, just the idea conjures immediate and unfounded objections. In truth, UBI has been demonstrated to achieve impressive outcomes while rebutting fears that if you give people money they will… Read More ›
You Really and Truly Can’t Make This Up: Must Read Short Piece.
Today, just one quote from the Levin Report (Vanity Fair) and two from the actual Trump Organization indictment after a link to our Retake Conversation with economist Kelly O’Donnell on how Dems can strengthen & diversify our economy.
Why Have We Chosen a Path that Could Lead to Extinction? When did we vote for that?
Today’s post is singular in its focus on our failure to choose political leaders who will advance what we have long desired. Confidence in government is at an all time low because we continue to expect the same things from… Read More ›
Rebecca Solnit Offers Optimistic View on Climate, Local YUCCA Youth Wins National Leadership Award, Study Shows Important Outcomes from Early Childhood Ed, & More on a Post-Capitalism “De-Growth” Future
Today, we offer quotes from and links to three pieces that all bring good news, recognition for a co-founder of YUCCA, Solnit on climate, Harvard on the benefits of early childhood. We also offer our first deep dive into the… Read More ›