The Poor People’s Campaign NM launched, Retake Our Democracy’s Roundhouse Advocacy Strategy emerges, a win in the Supreme Court, and a daunting challenge in the Roundhouse Session: A PNM Wealth Grab. Details and calls to action captured in this blog.
He was referring to Haiti, El Salvador, and Africa, gauging by his response to Puerto Rican relief, I am guessing that they belong in the group as well. My take away from this is that we are dangerously close to accepting this kind of language and action as acceptable. What do we do?
His tweets have always been impulsive, but in the last days Trump’s desperate need for ‘credit’ (commercial air safety? really?) and now with Bannon abandoning ship, his support is unravelling and it appears, so might he. Time to prepare for the worst?
Rev. Barber has some advice for 2018: “We all need to stop behaving so well.” We provide updates on what misbehaving could look like in NM. Defense becomes offense! Our Time is Now!
Trump keeps giving the Democrats opportunities to assert itself, present a stark contrast, or to inspire action and to motivate the masses. “A Better Deal” (remember that?) didn’t do it and the silence as the Dems shuffle off for recess, is certainly no better. What can be done?
lThe blog asks why #metoo, Black Lives Matter, Occupy, or even the Democratic Party have not called for a General Strike, another massive march, or some other form of civil disobedience. What could this look like? Who will lead? What could happen? Blog includes Erica Chenoweth TedTalk on the historic effectiveness of nonviolent direct action.
Despite multiple calls and emails to the Mayor, no response on amendments for PNM resolution or response to multiple sources pointing to City staff actively undermining RCV implementation. Retake actions planned for TODAY through Weds. Blog also includes other actions for the week, including an emergency response plan if Mueller is fired which now appears…
Today’s blog includes a scathing review of Donald Trump and the GOP by conservative commentator David Brook–worth forwarding to GOP friends. Blog also includes an update on the Poor People’s Campaign and a preview of GOP plans for Medicare–the next assault.