At least it is almost over, yet another shameful moment in a litany of them, each more insulting than the next. We could curl up in a ball and pout, or you could join me on Sunday and do something positive, something that no head in the sand GOP can muck up.
Roxanne and I joined Jay Levine and Pia Gallegos–leaders in the Adelante Democratic Caucus and met with MLG’s Policy Director, Jane Wishner, and Deputy Campaign Director Victor Reyes. The purpose was to get a better understanding of MLG’s policy positions and to see if there was enough common ground for the Progressive Caucus and Retake…
Mid-term election update, plus a report on slavery in America today, for profit prisons with inmates working for pennies on the dollar. Plus an opportunity to meet & support Matthew McQueen in Dist. 50.
Time to play offense. Part II of our election strategy focuses on 9 winnable House races. Win even half of these races and we significantly strengthen our hold on the Roundhouse and good bills will become laws, not get stuck in committee.
Today’s post covers what you can do to impact national elections in other states and NM’s federal elections, including recommendations on who to support and how. In our next post, we will examine 8-9 key State House races.
A chance to stop yet another gas & oil affront; info on coming events in Santa Fe; and a different spin on the City Council deliberations (until 1:15am) on a proposed housing development. Is it time to revise our building codes?
Today we examine what the Manafort/Cohen felonies mean, how NM cities can build community wealth without investing in corporations with no interest in your community…and more info on the LANL Regional Coalition saga.
SFUAD is at a crossroads. We can push forward quickly and miss an opportunity to address gentrification and inequity in Santa Fe, or we can do something special. Let’s do something special. Plus more on NYT’s Planet Issue.
Perhaps the most inspiring 2 days of the trip has been in Austin. Many lessons for how to truly engage and support formerly chronically homeless folks. Also a call to action at the City Council Wednesday. Call, email, attend.
While Trump is a radical expression of a’democratic’ capitalism system, it is also just a logical extension of a trend toward autocracy since 1980. We can tinker around the edges or invent something new. Consider this.