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It Was the Best of Times; It Was the Worst of Times
Dickens had a habit of turning phrases that would resonate for centuries and our Dickens quote applies quite well to this legislative session. The 2023 session is so full of welcome wins on women’s right, voting rights, and likely wins… Read More ›
Produced Water is Back on Thursday…. Let’s Organize….
As long as we frack, we will produce toxic water as a biproduct of extraction. The gas & oil industry would love to find a way to reuse produced toxic water and state leadership has sipped their Kool Aid. On… Read More ›
HB 12 Is Dead, but Its Work Continues
No matter how often the legislature says no, hydrogen advocates find ways to circumvent that process and continue their work. Today we learned that HB 12 has been pulled and is effectively dead. Nonetheless, bill sponsors Reps. Nathan Small and… Read More ›
Hell No to HB 12, the 2023 Version of Hydra Hydrogen!
HB12 Advanced Energy Technology Act is one of the worst bills of this or any session, and this blog has required 3-4 complete revisions to wind up as it is. Sadly, there is no black and white here, only gauzy… Read More ›
The Roundhouse: Where Everything is Clear as Gauze
Bills with torturously unclear titles, late meeting announcements, bipartisan votes in every hearing, civil debate, and dignified discussions, good bills being slammed with industry misinformation and bad bills described in terms like economic justice, and renewables. It is all Roundhouse… Read More ›
The Research is in: Local Choice Energy Lowers Rates, Provides Greater Reliability & Accelerates Transition to Renewables
Today, we report on a big win in Mountain View and the conclusions drawn from three large studies of Local Choice Energy. A just released University of Massachusetts study, outlines extraordinary potential from LCE. The study follows studies done by… Read More ›
Economic Justice, Community & Economic Development ›
A New Economic Reality for NM? With Your Help, Yes!
June 5, 2022
State Public Bank, a Tool for a Just Transition & Revitalized Rural NM
May 31, 2022
Universal Basic Income: A Promising Strategy for Addressing Poverty in NM
March 31, 2022
You Really and Truly Can’t Make This Up: Must Read Short Piece.
July 3, 2021
Why Have We Chosen a Path that Could Lead to Extinction? When did we vote for that?
May 27, 2021
Criminal Justice ›
Could the Nation’s Skyrocketing Murder Rate Lead to a Successful GOP Led, Fear-Based Election Campaign in 2022. It Did in the 80s
June 26, 2021
It’s Time To End Private Prisons & Mass Incarceration: A Moving Plea
January 28, 2021
New Georgia Text, Phone Bank Options & More Encouraging News, Plus Soledad Inmates Pool $.08/Hour to Subsidize Sy’s Education
January 1, 2021
Supreme Court a Tool for the Wealthy Since 1785 & How to Fix It, with Important Implications for the Great US Divide
November 20, 2020
Why Retake Our Democracy-The Need, The Response
February 17, 2017