Today we feature our weekly Retake Conversation, a fascinating exploration of bitcoin and its devastating impact on our efforts to combat climate change, plus a preview of our exploration of expanding the role of government. This is becoming a major… Read More ›
Chilling New ALEC-Inspired Bills Passing in 17 Red States Make Protests of Over 3 People a Riot & Protect Drivers Who Run Over Protesters
Today, we focus on the threat to America’s tattered democracy posed by a well organized effort from the right to prepare almost unfathomable legislation making felons of anyone daring to raise their voice with media lies used to justify these… Read More ›
22 Year-Old Kirtland Air Base Massive Toxic Plume Remains Unmitigated, Texas Court Denies Suit to Force Air Force to Do Something: Green Amendment Anyone?
Also, a quote from Heather Cox Richardson and link to her 4.22 post, commentary on Kirtland and how it demonstrates the need for a Green Amendment and a link to Kiss the Ground, a powerful film about sustainable agriculture &… Read More ›
We offer a guest post focusing on GOP reasons for choking government at all costs, preceded by Heather Cox Richardson contrasting the differences between GOP privatization and 1930s style Democratic Activist Government. We close with Roxanne’s and my legislative wrap… Read More ›
Today, we update you on what we’ve been doing, reading and viewing to continue our movement toward creating Rethink Our Democracy with a focus on the appropriate function of governance and government.
SB 66 Predatory Lending Bill Gutted in Committee by Supposed Dem Progressives; Call To Action NOW To Save the Bill
We devote the entire post today to the mangling of SB 66, AKA Predatory Lending bill. For four years social justice advocates and legislators have worked to create a 36% cap on loan rates. Yesterday that effort was undermined by… Read More ›