“It’s Not About Election or Re-Election. It’s About Life or Death” AOC. SHARE THIS POST

But Washington, D.C. centrist Dems appear to want business as usual in relation to climate change. Take money from fossil fuels, we’ll put you on the House climate change panel. Exxon Mobil, give us some help with the wording on this bill. That way of doing business can and will no longer work. You are…

Brennan Center for Justice & the Threat of a Trump Dictatorship & Bill McCamley Picked for Cabinet Slot

The Brennan Center for Justice is not Truthout or some other publication that can get all hyperbolic over a relatively small issue. So when they sound the alarms about the ways in which Trump could use Constitutional “emergency powers” to shut down the internet, arrest advocates, and suspend an array of constitutional rights, it is…

Strong Polling Evidence: Trump Voters Support an Array of Progressive Social Justice Policies– a Huge Opening

Trump told them the Dems didn’t understand them, that he would get them jobs and protect them from those scary immigrants and from others threatening to take their guns. But on minimum wage, tuition-free college, universal health care and other social justice issues, they support progressive positions even more strongly than centrist Dems.  Hmmm. Read…

Looking Back & Looking Forward Plus Green New Deal Action Alert for Udall, Heinrich and Lujan: Act Today

Our elected officials in DC need to hear from us. We need to let them know that climate change is the biggest threat to mankind in human history, that we are tired of tepid, non-responsive solutions, and a well thought out response has been developed, one that responds with an appropriate level of urgency. TODAY,…

Common Cause Call to Action, Town Hall with Ben Ray, and Links to 3 Great Nation Mag. Articles on the Midterms

Normally an off-day for Retake, but late breaking actions hit my in-box and I thought you should know, as they are happening today.  As a bonus, I include links to three tremendous The Nation articles on the midterms and their long-term impact. Very worthwhile reads. Plus stunning video of Pelosi, Schumer, and Trump discussing wall…

Health Security Act and Other Social Justice Bills for 2019 Roundhouse—We can get this done.

This post includes a report on the HSA, encouragement to attend the Santa Fe County Commission this afternoon as they consider Commissioner Anna Hansen’s Resolution on Climate Change which would commit $5M in County funds to renewable development and a report on Time Magazine’s selection as Person of the Year. Not Trump, that God.