Revitalization without displacement is, indeed, a challenge, but this post explores how Community Land Trusts can both increase public services and infrastructure without displacing current residents. The post also includes the latest on our Governor and the legislature’s apparent end game.
Gov. Martinez has entirely invented a budget crisis and constructed a fiction of the Senate having wasted two months doing nothing. This post unmasks these lies and points to the common GOP strategy of fake facts and lies. Also included is an absolutely amazing opportunity next Tuesday. Whatever you had planned for Tuesday, cancel.
Saturday is the last day of the Roundhouse Session and Gov. Martinez is holding firm on her promise to approve a cuts-only budget that will bleed our education, health, and human service systems. Let’s make sure she knows how we feel. Statewide action: Sat., Mar 18, 10-2pm. Blog also includes a scathing review of 5…
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.
Originally published the day after the Women’s March. A march is not a movement, and while yesterday was exactly the inspiration we needed after Trump’s first day, our inspiration must translate into sustained action if marches are to have enduring meaning. This post includes things you can do this week at a national, state, and local level.
Today: Analysis of the budget deficit and a proposal for a Moral Budget. Details on Feb 11 Town Hall, Feb 20 Moral Monday, and today’s Moral Monday at the Roundhouse with Sen. Tom Udall, a focus on immigration. Also in today’s post: a summary of the legal status related to the immigration ban on Muslim refugees.
Posted in Jan 2017, maintained on home page as it summarizes a three prong strategy: local, state and national. Over 350 progressives convened in Albuquerque for the Progressive Action Summit yesterday. Alan Webber and Paul Gibson presented to a packed room on Resist Trump & Reimagine New Mexico. This blog summarizes our thoughts.