After a review of how things are going in the legislative session, we offer an array of learning opportunities from the Democracy Collaborative, one of the single best sources for bold transformative change. Read on.
URGENT ALERT: ACTION NEEDED NOW! Plus a Legislative Update; A Look Forward, and a Look Back at Last Week
This is why we do this. A team of advocates has been working for months with bill sponsors to develop SJR-3 aka The Green Amendment. An unfriendly amendment from Sen. Ivey-Soto threatens to undermine the bill’s intent and power. We… Read More ›
Today, we plant some seeds beneath the snow, seeds that we can nurture and grow this spring. Also we thank Georgia (2 new Senators) for the COVID relief and Biden for more exec orders that bring smiles to our faces…. Read More ›
How We Fuel a NM Recovery: Evidence from 80 Years of US Economic Policy, a Revealing Picture in Just Two Charts
After our regular Legislative Update, we provide two charts from a NY Times piece that triggers an analysis of how economic policies advanced by Democrats and the GOP have elicited stunningly different results, and how this should offer NM a… Read More ›
Legislators Misinformed on Key Bills & Legislative Session Begins Tomorrow; Biden’s First Days Packed with Actions; Tribute to MLK, Jr.
In addition to MLK, Jr. quotes and video, we offer a timely depiction of the historic evolution of the white supremacy MLK, Jr. fought to end. We also offer more on Biden’s plans for his first days in office, details… Read More ›
Why & How the US Government Has Failed Us: Excerpts from a Sun Interview with Economist Dietrich Vollrath + New GA Polls!
We extend our discussion of economic & political policy from a different vantage point. Vollrath focuses on the structural mechanisms of government being too aligned to serving corporations, not people, as the problem to our response to Covid.