Today we examine a daunting new international report that outlines with precision what we need to do and by when, if we stand any chance of achieving net zero by 2050. We move from international-scale action to focus on NM… Read More ›
Concerns About Concentration of Governor’s Power; Update on Competing Private Prison Moratorium Bills; & an URGENT Call to Action
A short post today focused on the legislature and a noticeable trend with consumers and advocates being sorely under-represented in key studies, commissions, and task forces. Plus an interesting interview with Sen. Dede Feldman on the 2021 session.
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 ›
A Week We Won’t Soon Forget. But We Will Prevail
We examine the implications of last week, but also look forward. We include two News in Briefs & a thought-provoking video from Arnold Schwarzenneger about the parallels between Kristenacht in 1938 and Wednesday. We are in this together.
Reflections on Silver Linings to 2020 & More from Good News from Georgia & Reflections on Democratic Socialism
A strong movie recommendation, a focus on Richard Wolff’s “10 Things to Know About Socialism” & a thoughtful reader critique of that post. Plus we offer the video of Roxanne and my KSFR Conversation on the silver linings we found… Read More ›
New Georgia Text, Phone Bank Options & More Encouraging News, Plus Soledad Inmates Pool $.08/Hour to Subsidize Sy’s Education
A brief post today with a really important message from a high security prison in California. This isn’t just a feel-good story to start the year, it has a good deal to say about US incarceration, private prisons and alternatives… Read More ›