Over the next three blogs, Retake will examine closely the primary race in Dist. 46. We will first examine Rep. Trujillo’s voting record and his donor base, on Tuesday we will examine the candidacy of Andrea Romero, and then on Thursday we will take a look at the water and easement issues impacting Dist. 46.
Sometimes you need to dig deeply to get at the truth. Four hours later, a surprising update on MLG’s Volcker Act vote. Plus, today you get to listen to a taped conversation between a CO progressive and Dem leadership doing the DCCC dirty work. Disgusting.
I am midway through a remarkable book, Daring Democracy, which lays out in depressing detail the strangle hold that the elite and corporate sector have over our democracy.. This post summarizes the state of that strangle hold.
Money in politics, land access in Española, report on Dem Party State Central Committee and reports on Lujan-Grisham’s bad vote, a case for civil disobedience, Rodella vs. Herrera, and the students lead again against gun violence.
On Saturday April 21, the State Central Committee (SCC) of the Democratic Party of New Mexico unanimously approved the state’s first ever progressive caucus: the Adelante Progressive Caucus of the Democratic Party of New Mexico. “Adelante” is a Spanish word that means “move ahead” or “go forward.” The new caucus, already with 250 members from more than…
Susan Herrera endorsed by Daily Kos, Webber asks for resignation of City Mgr & HR Director and Rep. Lujan Grisham broke with Democrats & crossed the aisle to vote for the Volker Act, a bill purported to help small banks, but….
The details of the panel were slow coming, but students from 12 Santa Fe high schools have organized a tremendous panel and it is tomorrow, so I wanted you to know. Let’s show support for the students. Also info on an interesting Town Hall on road easement issues in Española Valley.
Rodella vs. Herrera on the issues, more on the Santa Fe University of Art & Design, and a call for donations for Janene Yazzie, a heroic candidate for Public Regulation Commission.
Chris Hedges offers a poignant view of how far we have drifted as a Nation and points to the urgent need for more than petitions, votes, and Facebook posts, while Rev. Barber offers a nationwide strategy to resist.
Info on the Santa Fe plan for protest should Mueller be fired, as well as info on Poor People’s Campaign, and a call for support for Fischmann and Yazzie. It is time to canvass, call and contribute. Also at the end of the post, a video of Steve Pearce, just to motivate you to be…