Sunday at the Movies with Santa Fe Dreamers, Video on Detention Centers & Forum for Finding Out What YOU Can Do

Today we report on yesterday’s inspiring youth-led EarthCare organizing meeting in preparation for the Sept 20 General Strike and as is our habit now, Sunday at the Movies offers two video on the NM asylum seeker detention disgrace. Ten US cities brace for mass ICE raids today:  all done with your tax dollars, in your…

Immigrant Crisis Deepens, Vigils Staged in Protest, Plus a Report on NM Political Developments

  Much is happening across the state. We repor on how Democratic challengers are springing up in most every one of the eight Senate districts where their Senator refused to protect a woman’s right to choose. We also offer commentary on the vigils scheduled for tonight across the country and we pose the question:  What…

Government Report Cites Deplorable Conditions in Detention Centers. Details on Protests Statewide July 12

A government report found detainees forced to stand 24-7 for over a week in cages too crowded for anyone to sit, children under one year old detained for weeks, separated from parents and siblings. The report provides citations from the government’s own report and from a pediatrician who described the centers as “torture facilities.”  Photos…

Two Shameful Tales, Inspiring and Courageous Responses and Opportunities for Action

Two separate issues: the DNC’s refusal to hold a climate change debate and a NM private prison housing asylum seekers in squalor. Plus, the inspiring responses from a 23-year old, risking arrest at a DNC meeting and a 95 year-old ABQ activist who just ended her 7 day hunger strike. Plus, Leger de Fernandez wins…

Post Alabama (and there are more Alabamas in queue), Is Abortion Now an Absolute Litmus Test?

Despite  60-70% of the population wanting to uphold Roe v Wade, a national effort is afoot that is developing a momentum of its own and it is beyond frightening. The post examines how quickly a woman’s right to make decisions about her own body is disappearing in one state after another. We also raise the…