We’ve escaped the election, largely unscathed on the national level. And in NM, our plate is set for a transformational legislative session. Thanksgiving can be a time of food, family and frolic, but with a four day weekend, it can… Read More ›
Today we share an interview with Jamil Dakwar, Director of the ACLU’s International Human Rights Program and civil rights attorney focused on Palestinian rights. We also use an ABQ Journal Op-Ed to outline how the Governor has put into statute… Read More ›
Stockholm+50 Report Describes Path from Impending Disaster: 100% Renewables and Local Community Resilience
Stockholm’s call for transformative change coincided with my return to a priceless handbook from the Democracy Collaborative, Cities Building Community Wealth, that describes and documents an array of strategies that have been proven effective in building local economies and food,… Read More ›
Could the Nation’s Skyrocketing Murder Rate Lead to a Successful GOP Led, Fear-Based Election Campaign in 2022. It Did in the 80s
Today we update you on how Rethink is working with stakeholder teams to prepare for the Interim Committee Hearings and how you can plug in: public banking, worker cooperatives, predatory lending, K-12 education, public safety, public power, Green Amendment all… Read More ›
Public Bank Tabled; Health Security Stalled, But With Path Forward; Cannabis in Crisis; & Community Solar Ruined by Amendments
NM voters voices were clear in June and November, but those voices are being repeatedly ignored. Today’s post examines specific bills where inaction, indifference, and subversive amendments are being used to undermine the will of the voters.
House Appropriations Today: Health Security; Public Bank; Food, Hunger, Farm Act — All Hands On Deck!
Want to help to transform the Dem. Party of NM… in an hour? Working the legislature is heavy lifting, lots of time and focus. Ditto the primary and general election circuits. But state party reform is much less intensive. We… Read More ›