Last week’s posts included: action alerts on produced water and the Governor’s talk to NMOGA, the impact of US & NM extraction & a review of US tax policy since 1950 & the 1%’s resulting obscene aggregation of wealth.
We offer clips from Robert Reich on how a centrist can’t win in 2020 followed by a five minute clip from Bernie reminding us of what progressive values look like. Lastly, two clips from the Extinction Rebellion.
Every Saturday, we hope to make a habit of your writing to a friend and/or to your local newspaper: a productive way to ground your activism & create a habit of engaging others. We also include excerpts from Drilling Towards Disaster.
Produced water is a very high priority for NM Oil & Gas Assoc. We need to show up in force. Keep reading for background info, speaking points, contact info, hearing dates & location in ABQ, Santa Fe, Farmington, Carlsbad & Las Cruces.
The charts from the NYT’s are irrefutable, showing a shocking change in how much taxes have been cut on the rich over the past 70 years so now the middle class pay a higher rate than the rich. Also an update on MLG’s embrace of G&O.
Recently a Retake supporter questioned whether youth should make demands of “a governor who has been unbelievably progressive on energy matters.” Today, I respond and remind you of this morning’s protest.
Post also includes information on important climate actions on M and T and information on how, through The Pen is Mightier than the Sword, you can use your words to promote economic, social, racial and climate justice.
A 16 year old recites his 4-minute poem Rise Up! to a packed black church that roars its approval, another video on what works & what doesn’t when trying to convince others, and excerpts from a how Trump is numbing us.
Today: A call to action at NM Oil & Gas meeting, public banking becomes law in CA, photos from the YUCCA youth art exhibit closing today, the pen is mightier than the sword, and more.
At an Oct. 7 hearing 4 ABQ youth climate activists will present their four demands. The blog provides details on the hearing & the full letter presented to the Governor with those demands. We also have a call to action.