Fair Districts NM (FDNM) did a heroic job facilitating a public, democratic process to develop a set of principles and redistricting maps. Depending on who you talk to, the Special Session Redistricting process was either an utter disaster or faithful… Read More ›
Election, Political Reform & National Politics
PRC Nears Vote as Corruption Charges Mount, Plus How to Weigh in on Today’s Redistricting Special Session
It isn’t just boundary lines being drawn, but battle lines as well. The Redistricting Special Session begins today. We lay out the process and offer commentary, speaking points, and contact info so you can participate. Also, more on the PNM-Avangrid/Iberdrola… Read More ›
Terrifying Washington Post Op-Ed: First, Trump Resurrection, then Insurrection Unless We Get Serious Now!
The WaPo Op-Ed by Robert Kagan is an absolute must read and share broadly. I’ll provide some quotes and connecting commentary, but trust me, this must be read and shared.
On Wednesday, we posted about the lack of political courage or imagination that prevents groundbreaking legislation like Public Power. Today, we dig into Edward Bellamy and his 1888 utopian novel that described waking up in 2000 and finding America much… Read More ›
Last week, Retake posted about how centrist Democrats undemocratically manipulate national and state elections to the detriment of solidly progressive candidates. I got it half right and half wrong. Today, I clarify and offer another angle.