TrumpCare: What it Is and How it Passed

First a Tax Plan Wealth Grab and now a Health Plan that will throw 24-27M Americans out of care, 54M by 2025. A Quinnipiac poll showed that only 17% of Americans supported the first TrumpCare, so they went and made it much, much worse and the House passed it without even seeing the Congressional Budget…

Hillary-Bernie: A Breach that Must be Healed

It is the elephant in so many rooms. HRC supporters blame Bernie, the FBI, the media, and sexism. Bernie supporters blame the DNC, Wasserman-Schultz, the debate schedule, and the media. But what is lost across this divide is that in failing to heal the breach and move on, we miss how closely aligned we could…

Eroding Commitment to Democracy & Emerging Fascism

This post describes a terrifying GOP legislative agenda and parallels between 2017 and Germany in the 30s. But it also describes a counterforce developing in tens of thousands of grassroots resistance groups across America. And we are going to lose some battles, but as the brilliant closing video speech illustrates, perhaps today’s darkness is a…

ICE in Santa Fe, ACA & EPA Being Dismantled & NM Dems Defecting in the Roundhouse

On all fronts, we find Trump’s assaults increasing, and at the Roundhouse, Democrats are stalling key bills in committee. Retake has been meeting with community leaders, building alliances, developing training, and planning serious outreach. It is abundantly clear: what we are doing isn’t enough. This blog provides actions you can take today and in the…