What Life In America Has Become and A Path Forward

Today we examine the shameless reality that we have come to accept as Life in America. Moreover, we examine our Congressional Representatives’ records in (not) supporting legislation that might address this reality. We include an update on Puerto Rico, a plan to solarize the Santa Fe airport and end with a bit of humor from…

ACA Repeal & Replace Impact on NM and a Retake Report on Public Safety Committee Hearing on Entrada Arrests

This report provides analysis of how Graham-Cassidy would impact NM along with a Robert Reich video on the grave threat to American healthcare. We also report on the Public Safety Committee meeting which offered no opportunity for substantive dialog or problem solving, afforded no insight into the City’s perspective on the Entrada protest arrests, and…

Entrada Protest: Can Arrests Change the Conversation? If so, is There a Lesson Related to Climate & Immigrant Justice?

In a Nation article from December, Bill McKibbon wrote of how the urgency of climate change dictated non-violent direct action as a key strategy. Retake examines McKibbon’s thinking and questions if we may need to learn something from Jennifer Marley. The post also includes a encouragement to attend today’s Public Safety Committee hearing.