Why Retake Our Democracy-The Need, The Response

Originally posted soon after the election, we keep this post on the home page as it outlines how Retake Our Democracy has been formed and how its Action Teams will engage, educate, and activate our communities.

International Day of Inspiration

Originally published the day after the Women’s March. A march is not a movement, and while yesterday was exactly the inspiration we needed after Trump’s first day, our inspiration must translate into sustained action if marches are to have enduring meaning. This post includes things you can do this week at a national, state, and local level.

Sen. Martin Heinrich: Progressive Senator or Shill for Pharma? You Decide.

Sometimes it’s black and white and sometimes it really isn’t. Increasingly in online journalism, there are no subtleties, just politicians who deserve sainthood and those who deserve to be pilloried in the public square. Until the day that we activists are perfect, perhaps black and white distinctions miss some critical nuances.Today’s blog highlights a case in…

Important Updates on Local City Council and Obamacare Actions

To free the City of ties to Wells Fargo we must act now. I spoke with Mayor Gonzales last night and he endorses our efforts. Wells Fargo is NOT on the City Council agenda; it is on the People’s Agenda, and we will use our rights to speak during the 7pm Open Comment. If we…