Also a report on how we might curtail the rape of our natural and human resources by multi-national corporations, a petition to the Mayor and an announcement about our KSFR radio show.
A wake-up call to Dem Party leadership, plus, the clearest ‘next step’ to social & economic justice I’ve read. And a powerful poem from Hakim Bellamy on what displacement feels like to impacted people.
Monday: one hour, one hearing, it is time for Retake supporters to show up and then allow our allies from Dreamers and Somos to speak for themselves while we show support. A week for action and solidarity is coming. Wish we were with you.
Monday-Roundhouse Public Hearing on Detainees/Private Prisons. Time to show up & comment. Friday: March from Roundhouse to Governors’ Conference. Comments on Parkland visit and some common themes gleaned from Road Trip. Please share this post.
This post includes a vision of a radically new future from Jackson, MS (with a 20 minute video), a profile of a radical volunteer run community collective in Montreal, and a brief snippet on Beto O’Rourke’s radical Texas campaign. Great stuff.
Time for a dramatic shift to the left? Trump trade and immigration policies are eroding Trump’s base and provides a powerful video of family separation and evidence that the Midwest may be primed for a revolt. Also, Parkland students come to NM tomorrow.
Reflections on the reported “progress” in Entrada negotiations, actions for the coming week, and links & summaries of last week’s three important blogs describing an approach to green affordable housing development that may be relevant to NM.
Thoughts on reported Entrada progress, the National Governors Conference, and reflections on this Road Trip and the real work will be upon return trying to synthesize lessons learned and translate them to a NM context.
We’ve been learning an enormous amount on our Road Trip, particularly inspired by what we have learned in Buffalo. Today, Roxanne and I share some of what we’ve learned.
We are seeing the tremendous value to this trip. Yesterday we met with leaders from Push Buffalo and Open Buffalo and toured the Riverfront, Fruit Belt, and West Side neighborhoods. We could spend a week here the story is so rich and inspiring.