Since before the Revolutionary War, Americans have mistrusted authority and celebrated their independence and the rights of the individual… to a fault. You can see manifestations of this prideful individualism in the “my child, my choice” chants, in every 2nd… Read More ›
What Could a Caring Society Look Like This piece is framed around an article, from The Washington Post: “A cook at a frat house was like a mother to the members. Years later, they paid off her mortgage.” This is… Read More ›
Cannabis Passes, Stansbury Edges Sedillo-Lopez, a Review of Biden’s Infrastructure Plan & What Rethink Our Democracy Is Reading & Viewing
NM Legislative Update, Biden’s Transition Proposal, Social Housing, Community Land Trusts, George Lakoff, De-Funding Fox, Marijuana, Nick Estes, Community Wealth Building, and more on the Retake’s new Rethink venture. Read on!
Biden Effort to Cut Childhood Poverty in Half, Reform Elections & Support Labor; Legislative Update – Community Solar Fixed, Cannabis Advances
We were relieved to see SB 84 Community Solar Act fixed, but potential landmines remain. Permanent Fund for Early Childhood heads to Senate Finance today. And we analyze Biden’s transformational child poverty initiative and preview legislation to protect elections and… Read More ›
An Inauguration Like No Other; Our Transformational Bill List Is Up to 20; What the Heck is Fusion Voting?
We offer commentary on the inaugural, and video of the extraordinary reading by inauguration poet Amanda Gorman after we report on our expanded list of Transformational bills, our reorganized website, and two coming events. Read on!
After personal reflection on this day we’ve all been awaiting for years, we also offer an update on the New Mexico legislative session, including new Senate Committee membership. Today’s post is short because the focus of our energy is on… Read More ›