Time for a dramatic shift to the left? Trump trade and immigration policies are eroding Trump’s base and provides a powerful video of family separation and evidence that the Midwest may be primed for a revolt. Also, Parkland students come to NM tomorrow.
Immigration Action: Rallies in NM, bus trips to Texas border, Spanish-speaking interviewers needed to interview separated children. Judge orders reunification within 30 days. Progressive successes across the nation. NM Children: New report ranks NM children dead last.
Many comments on family separation blog pointing out that US history is replete with far worse offenses. Today, we feature those comments, a video from Chomsky, and a kick-off to the Look, Listen, Learn Road Trip. We are on the road!
Also in today’s blog info on Monday’s Poor People’s Campaign Direct Action and a San Francisco innovation: transforming a public library into a library+public health+very-low-income rental housing, a clever model worth exploring in NM.
Key barriers to progressive legislation were removed by voters and the PRC could flip to environmentalists in November. Yazzie comes oh so close. And a video from RFK. 50 years ago, I was at the Ambassador when Bobby was shot, so today I include a stirring video of Bobby Kennedy’s A Tiny Ripple of Hope…
Reflections on today’s election and some real concerns about our campaign finance laws that allow huge infusions of dark, outside money and local corporate money to flood our mail boxes with deceiving mailers.
Lack of affordable housing is a national, state and local crisis and this blog describes how Buffalo has given residents control over development, dedicated land and other resources to allow development without promoting displacement. Also, an update on Dark Money in NM primaries.
Trujillo’s new radio ads are riddled with lies and personal attacks against Mayor Webber, Former City Councilor Patti Bushee, and me. That is to be expected from someone who knows no other path but deception. Enough is enough.
False charges from Rodella are rebutted here, plus examination of how five other developed nations manage their elections. Spoiler alert: none look remotely like the mire and muck of what is becoming perpetual, money/media dominated primaries & elections in the US.
In addition to weathering a Trump assault on Planned Parenthood; another school slaughter; another Israeli slaughter; we have more on Trujillo’s denials of sexual harassment: His ‘lie detector test’ is a total hoax.