Trump Now More Popular than Democratic Party. How could that be?

The blog includes evidence of the Democratic Party polling even worse than Trump, Pence, or the GOP. Clearly, the same-old isn’t working. Something better change soon, as an interview with a Yale historian finds more signs of escalating fascism. Retake announces three new events, research planning, interfaith panel, and methane-plume action

Eroding Commitment to Democracy & Emerging Fascism

This post describes a terrifying GOP legislative agenda and parallels between 2017 and Germany in the 30s. But it also describes a counterforce developing in tens of thousands of grassroots resistance groups across America. And we are going to lose some battles, but as the brilliant closing video speech illustrates, perhaps today’s darkness is a…

ICE in Santa Fe, ACA & EPA Being Dismantled & NM Dems Defecting in the Roundhouse

On all fronts, we find Trump’s assaults increasing, and at the Roundhouse, Democrats are stalling key bills in committee. Retake has been meeting with community leaders, building alliances, developing training, and planning serious outreach. It is abundantly clear: what we are doing isn’t enough. This blog provides actions you can take today and in the…

Predatory Lending: How Does It Work & Why Can’t We Restrict It?

Industry lobbyists assert that without Pay Day Lenders, New Mexicans suffering emergency cash needs would be without resources. But as this post reveals, the truth is they prey on the vulnerable, and our legislators haven’t had the will to turn away from unscrupulous lobbyists like Raymond Chavez. The blog also includes calls to action to contact both…