Readers’ Views on Extinction Challenge + Call to Action As DCCC Stoops to a New Low + NEE Wins in Supreme Court

Days after Alabama essentially banned all abortions, the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee is staging a pricey fundraiser for a strident opponent of a woman’s right to choose. Call to Action on this. And it will be fun. The Supreme Court decision announced late yesterday validates NEE’s claims about PNM and voids PNMs acquisition of nuclear…

Ben Ray Lujan Slammed for Deception + A Report On Packed Retake Input & Strategy Session, A Plan for 2019-20 Is Emerging

We had 12 RSVPs, but 47 folks showed up and were brimming with enthusiasm at Thursday’s meeting. Next meeting: June 5, 6:30-8:30pm. Also, Milan Simonich absolutely nailed Rep. Lujan for his fundraising emails, which are clearly annoying, but also apparently riddled with lies. We summarize Simonich’s piece and provide a link. Maggie Toulouse Oliver on…

A Critical Look at Last Week’s Posts and an Urgent Action Alert for Asylum Seeker Relief: Call ABQ City Council Today

Last week’s post created, in effect, a sequenced series of related posts that points to how Retake Our Democracy might use its resources to create conditions to advance justice in NM. Today’s post also provides a critical action alert and three short videos from AOC, Naomi Klein & Valarie Kaur. This post should be shared…

Sixty Mega Corps Paid Zero in Taxes in 2018: A Symbol of What We’ve Become. A Very Important Post

This is NOT just Trump, this is US tax policy for decades. We of the 99% pay taxes, can’t deduct medical expenses, or college tuition costs, but corporations benefit from tax policies that allow them to entirely escape paying any of the burden of funding our country. This is not a coincidence, this is how…

We Filled a Room with Donations! Keep it Coming, as Santa Fe NOT To House Refugees, Plus an Update on New Energy Economy & PNM/PRC

Our first shipment of donated goods will be this morning, with more deliveries planned for tomorrow. Info on continuing efforts is provided, also info on Chainbreaker Collective’s community organizing launch, a panel tonight on Housing as a Human Right, and New Energy Economy’s petition to oppose PNM’s nuclear acquisition plans. We provide a list of…

Update on Refugees. 400-700 a Day Being Released by ICE in El Paso. Pipeline to an Overwhelmed Las Cruces

Quick blog today to announce that drop offs at New Energy Economy will continue until further notice. We have drivers to bring goods to ABQ. Nice work team. Local action needed on a terrible water treatment plan here in Santa Fe. Also info on three coming events including GND planning meeting and a webinar on…

Urgent Action Alerts: Protect Seed Sovereignty, Prohibit Fracked “Produced” Water, Decriminalize Marijuana & Chaco Fracking Sit In

There are four bills sitting on the Governor’s desk. For two we want her to sign them as is, one needs her to line item veto parts of the bill, another needs to be vetoed. In one call, you can raise your voice on all four critical bills. Speaking points provided. Also, a BLM sit…