We also provide info on how to start fixing the Senate right now: contact the Governor and ask her to appoint Kristina Ortez to replace the late Senator Carlos Cisneros, a critical choice that will be made soon.
Retake’s 2019 Legislative Report Card is a great tool for understanding how the Roundhouse works, but Eric Shimamoto goes much further in explaining why a few conservative “Democrats” control the entire State Legislature.
Since many were not focused on politics last week, A Look Back covers how California is using its public bank to fund its Green New Deal, how it has banned future fracking, and what that could mean for NM. Plus an Amazon Action Alert.
A short blog with only the headline topic featured. May our Governor read it. Wishing you a meaningful holiday weekend. May you return inspired, motivated and committed to the work to come.
Today we offer more material to provoke thought and conversation during the Thanksgiving holiday. No better source than two important indigenous artists: Joy Harjo and Lyla June.
Try planting these seeds on Thanksgiving, plus a link to a humorous take on the topic of politics and Thanksgiving. Stay warm.
The ETA exposed, and we provide our usual reprise of last week’s posts that focused on the need for a shift in culture, the need for direct action, and Retake resources to increase the effectiveness of your advocacy.
The Governor’s report makes it clear: she will drill & drill & drill til we stop her. We must change our mindset, our assumptions, and our systems and above all we must act boldly to force the needed changed. This is an emergency.
Today we feature new resources to support your activism, putting an array of resources right at your fingertips, plus an inspiring video from an Iraq vet on what we need to do to stop our government’s failure to represent us.
So many of us are frustrated with the path of humankind. Guest blogger, Richard Welker, discusses how a new consciousness of connectedness to all things is attempting to rise from the old mindset of exploitation and control.