Between the LEAP Manifesto outlined in Naomi Klein’s No Is Not Enough and Progressive Democrats of America’s People’s Platform, a progressive platform around which we can rally is emerging to hold the Democrats accountable and to galvanize our nation. Seattle has passed a city income tax on incomes over $250K generating $175M a year. Details.
For many, the morning of last Nov. 9 was surreal, it was as if we had woken in a foreign land, but as John Pavlovitz describes below, the land we nostalgically thought we’d lost is a land that never was. With Trump, we have made explicit the implicit injustice that has been our history.
Originally posted soon after inauguration. Maintained on Home Page as it describes our strategies at local, state and national levels. Every day, I get asked: Did you hear what “he” just did? We’ve got to do something. Every hour I get an email with a plea to call my Senator or sign a petition or…
This post outlines clearly how the media shapes our thinking and presents a George Lakoff guide on how we can combat media misinformation by framing our own conversations with others. Another extraordinary Keith Olbermann video, and a video illustrating how one Trump voter did an abrupt 180. And, ICE raids have begun in NM! Share…
Rarely do we see the implications of our Nation’s actions face to face. But on Sunday nine refugees told their stories to an overflow crowd in Santa Fe. Their testimonials were a devastating call to action. This post provides opportunities to act in addition to details on a Town Hall on expanding early childhood education in Santa Fe.
This post was originally published on Jan 1, but is reposted as it is relevant to all we do in understanding Trump and his voters.
Posted in Jan 2017, maintained on home page as it summarizes a three prong strategy: local, state and national. Over 350 progressives convened in Albuquerque for the Progressive Action Summit yesterday. Alan Webber and Paul Gibson presented to a packed room on Resist Trump & Reimagine New Mexico. This blog summarizes our thoughts.