An eventful, surprising and disappointing night at the City Council. In a process in which there was so much very clear Mayoral and Councilor disappointment with the recommendation to extend the contract with Wells Fargo, where was the opportunity for public comment? Where was the opportunity to really explore options. There is a lesson here….read…
At the end of our Town Hall we will announce Retake’s complete support for Rev. Barber’s Poor People’s Campaign, & describe our plan to recruit, train and support individuals who want to be involved. Also, 2 Retake City Council actions.
Tonight the City Council votes on Ranked Choice Voting. One local step toward Retaking Our Democracy. .Our chance to raise our voices for democracy. Commentary on the New Dem Party Slogan/Video and more on DCCC/DNC corporate ties.
We may have an incredible opportunity to move the Party in a new direction, but it won’t happen tomorrow or because a few hundred of us are furious that it isn’t changing quickly enough. Details on how we force that change and how that starts tomorrow night when the Santa Fe City Council votes on…
New grassroots progressive energy is permeating the Democratic Party across the Nation, but reports surfaced this week of Ben Ray Lujan and the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee huddling with Wall St and padding Party coffers with almost $150M in mostly corporate donations. This is not OK.
Dark money was behind Michael Sanchez being defeated in 2016, was a source of significant misinformation in the Soda Tax, and is a key strategy to advance a range of ALEC/KOCH-initiatives, something the SOS is seeking to at least disclose.
The City Council has agreed to reconsider its vote to delay Ranked Choice Voting. This post also offers a preview of Saturday’s post, an eye opening look at land theft, high-powered development and the need for fierce advocacy: Santolina, in ABQ–Also provided is a link to analysis of the latest GOP Senate Healthcare plan. This…
Bernie spoke at the People’s Summit in Chicago, rails against Trump and warns the Democratic Party that the mainstream, status quo politics and allegiance to corporate America is not going to yield better results than in 2016. Also, call to action for Wednesday on Ranked Choice Voting.
A brief post today with links to the Healthcare poll and a study showing that thousands of Americans would die if TrumpCare is implemented. Plus at the end of the post both a New Mexican report on the City Council’s vote to stall Ranked Choice Voting and my impressions gleaned from attending the meeting.
The post includes an informative video from Sunday’s kick-off. Chainbreaker’s Tomás Rivera describes very clearly our Tale of Two Cities. Also info on today’s City Council action item regarding Ranked Choice Voting and what you can do. And an invitation to the Wall of Love unveiling at the Railyard with music, chocolate & speakers.