A transition from coal is inevitable in NM and throughout the planet and without planning the Four Corners and other coal-dependent communities will become sacrifice zones. This post summarizes models for successful recovery and transition. Also, in this post: Interfaith Panel tonight almost sold out & Susana skips town. Again.
We have over 250 people planning to attend the Interfaith Panel this Thursday evening…to listen. We have 30 people planning to attend tonight’s critical Community Organizing Action Meeting to chart Retake strategies for the next six months. Listening is good. Acting is better. Can you spare 2 hours tonight to be part of the conversation? 5:30-7:30…
It never stops, the unrelenting waves of moral offenses from Washington and from the Governor’s 4th floor office. So how do we sustain ourselves? Nourish ourselves? Keep moving? Sage advice from Frida Berrigan (yes, that Berrigan) and an extraordinary live rendition of “Say Yes,” a powerful poem by Andrea Gibson.
We have witnessed what top-down policy development looks like: the crash & burn Trump healthcare fiasco. And we are witnessing similar dynamics with our Governor and the State budget. Retake Our Democracy and the City Different has a different plan in mind.
This post focuses on where we go now that the ACA has survived. GOP claims that the ACA will go into a ‘death spiral’ are unsubstantiated. ACA is not going to implode, but it is far from perfect, so where do progressives go from here?
This was an actual question asked by the Trump administration yesterday. One of our supporters thought there might be some better questions to ask. We provide her far better questions, ask for questions you’d like to ask, and provide two opportunities to Tithe, one with Jambo Cafe and another in support of our refugee neighbors.…
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.
Islamophobic and Anti-Semitic attacks are skyrocketing, and while the US Senate and Trump have denounced these attacks, public outcries have been less evident and there has been a subtle ‘normalization.’ This post summarizes the issue and provides info about an important Interfaith Panel on April 6.
Not only does Trump’s budget eliminate ALL funding for after-school programs, the arts, public broadcasting, and the list goes on and on, he even cuts funding to pet projects serving exclusively Red states. After a deep review of the budget, I leave you with John Oliver’s review of the Trump budget. You’ll need the laugh.
Aside from a litany of Trump’s broken campaign promises, this post includes a feature on Public Banking: what it is, why it is needed, and how to find out more. You will not believe how badly we are being ripped off by the banking industry and how easy it would be to fix this.