From the mouths of youth, a clarifying shift in strategy, plus our plan for the 2020 legislative session that needs to include you. Come Tuesday night to find out how. Details here, and links to last week’s posts.
The Atlantic examines the growing political divide in America, its causes, precedents, dangers & potential vast gains for justice. The Atlantic arrives at a surprising conclusion as to how we can continue this experiment with democracy.
Today, I string together excerpts from two brilliant articles by Chris Hedges. While he is as unsparing as ever, these do not bludgeon you into submission, like when he is writing on the looming climate catastrophe.
This is one of the most knee-buckling stories I’ve read in a very long time, and that is quite a statement. Today, we focus exclusively on California and what life is like without power, water, clean air, or access to food…for millions of Californians.
Mainstream media will offer many tributes to our Vets. Retake offers tribute to those who fought in war and then came home and fought for peace. Plus we offer our weekly review at last week’s posts, including our piece on local resilience.
A summary of international good news, cuz we need it, an action on “affordable housing,” and new information on what may be lurking behind the incomprehensible “produced water” initiative.
The UK banned fracking nationwide and it looks like it may be permanent–a lesson to NM and the Nation. Where there is a will (and some semblance of sanity), there is a way. Another short, focused post, a trend to be repeated.
The short answer is lots, and all of it not only helps mitigate and reduce the scale of the climate catastrophe but also helps prepare us for the increasingly inevitable societal crises or even societal collapse to come.
After a few short notices about what is coming this week and what you can do right now to press the Governor & leadership to introduce important bills for the 2020 session, we look back at the posts from a most momentous week.
I’ve often written: a march is not a movement. Neither are 21 arrests. Today, we begin exploring options for how we move forward from here. Plus an election reminder and an important Journey talk on the Permian Basin.