For nearly 30 years, Mary Feldblum has led the Health Security for New Mexicans Campaign and each year she has encountered insurance lobby obstacles that have stalled progress. This year we can get this done. There are obstacles, but we… Read More ›
Times Are Desperate, So Democrats Study, Plan, Procrastinate & Adjourn: the Same Approach that Brought Us to the Verge of Civil War
Today, we use a News In Brief to critique the tepid actions taken by national and state Democrats during 2021. Rural America, small farmers, the working poor, the unemployed are facing evictions, homelessness, and hunger, yet in DC they adjourn… Read More ›
HB 207: A Transformational Approach to Addressing Hunger in NM by Building Local Farm & Food Systems; Plus a Look Back at Last Week
News in Brief today examines a stunning environmental victory resulting from a strong, sustained advocacy of NM environmentalists. A second NIB outlines all that is wrong with the GOP’s tepid “bipartisan” effort at COVID-19 relief. Read on.
Personal Stories Can Show How Individuals are Harmed by Poor Healthcare Coverage; Plus Legislative Survey Results
Also in today’s post, a powerful Bill Moyers video interview with civil rights activists James Cone and Taylor Branch, another quote from MLK, Jr. on the importance of bold progressive action, and an update on our advocacy plans in this… Read More ›
Legislators Misinformed on Key Bills & Legislative Session Begins Tomorrow; Biden’s First Days Packed with Actions; Tribute to MLK, Jr.
In addition to MLK, Jr. quotes and video, we offer a timely depiction of the historic evolution of the white supremacy MLK, Jr. fought to end. We also offer more on Biden’s plans for his first days in office, details… Read More ›
Our three News in Briefs focus on Covid and the recovery, with one excellent piece on our not having illusions about 2021 and a Biden-led return to “normalcy.” Another NIB describes how it may not be a good time to… Read More ›