Michael Moore fears an apocalyptic dictatorship and no election in 2020. As this report suggests, he may be right. Time to make Trump THE issue in the Mid-Terms. It may be our last chance.
Obama and Trump take turns trumpeting about the ‘recovery’ but for most of the US, recovery is a rumor, not a reality and a financial precipice is perilously nearby. This post presents an alternative for measuring economic recovery.
Mid-term election update, plus a report on slavery in America today, for profit prisons with inmates working for pennies on the dollar. Plus an opportunity to meet & support Matthew McQueen in Dist. 50.
Perhaps the most inspiring 2 days of the trip has been in Austin. Many lessons for how to truly engage and support formerly chronically homeless folks. Also a call to action at the City Council Wednesday. Call, email, attend.
Two actions sought today: support for adoption of sensible ID laws in NM and a call for the City to engage in meaningful outreach and planning with youth, low-income workers and working families. You are needed today.
Everywhere we go on the Road Trip, cities are grappling with affordable housing crunches much like those in Santa Fe. Today, we share some general themes and what is being done in cities across the nation and how they apply to NM.
Report on last week’s actions, the challenges ahead, and actions for this week, including an urgent request for support for reunifying immigrant families in from Lutheran Family Services in Otero County.
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.