Why Retake Our Democracy-The Need, The Response

Originally posted soon after the election, we keep this post on the home page as it outlines how Retake Our Democracy has been formed and how its Action Teams will engage, educate, and activate our communities.

Obama Staffer Warns: The Downside of Sunday’s Euphoria

In this post, an Obama staffer makes the same point I made yesterday about the need for Sunday turning into a sustained movement. Also video from the Santa Fe march; a link to It Can’t Happen Here, a scary comparison between today and 1930 Germany; questions about Internet security in this scary time; and book group,…

Obamacare, Medicare for All & NM’s Health Security Plan

Healthcare is complex and coverage still more complex. Today’s post describes how much New Mexicans have benefited from Obamacare, describes the New Mexico version of a single-payer plan to be introduced (yet again) in the Roundhouse, as well as a number of health-related bills Retake supports and an excellent summary of how a bill moves…

Important Change In Protest Today

We will meet at the Santa Fe National Cemetery at 1pm today with television and print media coming, our Mayor and others speaking.  This blog includes video from Standing Rock, explains why we are not going to Allsups, why you should turn off your phone before coming to the protest, and more…