The New Year got off to an interesting start with Elizabeth Warren announcing her candidacy, but 2019 can’t be about candidates, it needs to be about groundbreaking vision, big ideas, fierce advocacy and a sustained effort on the part of… Read More ›
Economic Justice, Community & Economic Development
During the 50s and 60s the government invested billions in creating opportunities for middle class family home ownership. Racist policies excluded people of color from benefitting from this investment, quite intentionally. Today, progressive policy makers are finding ways to help… Read More ›
Today we reprise a post done almost two years ago. It outlines the shameless practices of the predatory lending industry in NM and the heinous efforts of lobbyists and some legislators to do the lending industries bidding and throttle all… Read More ›
Reports on a number of Roundhouse events with Sen. Wirth and Speaker Egolf and a discussion of the need for a new economic system with links to 3 old Retake posts that are entirely germane and an abstract from a… Read More ›
If our economic health is predicated upon growth and growth can’t be sustained, what then? This post explores that reality and our options. Also, info about today’s Senate Judicial Committee hearing of Christine Blasey Ford’s testimony.
Obama and Trump take turns trumpeting about the ‘recovery’ but for most of the US, recovery is a rumor, not a reality and a financial precipice is perilously nearby. This post presents an alternative for measuring economic recovery.