Monday-Roundhouse Public Hearing on Detainees/Private Prisons. Time to show up & comment. Friday: March from Roundhouse to Governors’ Conference. Comments on Parkland visit and some common themes gleaned from Road Trip. Please share this post.
Time for a dramatic shift to the left? Trump trade and immigration policies are eroding Trump’s base and provides a powerful video of family separation and evidence that the Midwest may be primed for a revolt. Also, Parkland students come to NM tomorrow.
Reflections on the reported “progress” in Entrada negotiations, actions for the coming week, and links & summaries of last week’s three important blogs describing an approach to green affordable housing development that may be relevant to NM.
Immigration Action: Rallies in NM, bus trips to Texas border, Spanish-speaking interviewers needed to interview separated children. Judge orders reunification within 30 days. Progressive successes across the nation. NM Children: New report ranks NM children dead last.
Thoughts from Cecile Lipworth, from our Leadership Team who protested in Tornillo, TX this past weekend and info on civil disobedience against the Gov. on Thursday as we get serious about separations and detentions.
Many comments on family separation blog pointing out that US history is replete with far worse offenses. Today, we feature those comments, a video from Chomsky, and a kick-off to the Look, Listen, Learn Road Trip. We are on the road!
I don’t think I’ve ever been more ashamed of my country than right now. And the question posed today is: How much lower do we descend before we mount a national strike or some truly revolutionary act? And what can we actually do?
Rodella vs. Herrera on the issues, more on the Santa Fe University of Art & Design, and a call for donations for Janene Yazzie, a heroic candidate for Public Regulation Commission.
Chris Hedges offers a poignant view of how far we have drifted as a Nation and points to the urgent need for more than petitions, votes, and Facebook posts, while Rev. Barber offers a nationwide strategy to resist.
Black Lives Matter…or at least they should. Today, a gut wrenching tale of how little black lives really matter, an update on the Poor People’s Campaign training Saturday in ABQ, an update on a flawed SFUAD process and info on how you can nominate your favorite non-profit for a Pinon Award.