Sunday, February 28, 2021

Tag: New Mexico

New Mexico militia member opens fire on protesters demanding removal of...

“This is not the first report of heavily armed civilian militias appearing at protests around New Mexico in recent weeks.”

California to pull National Guard from border

“This whole border issue is a manufactured crisis. We are not interested in participating in this political theater."

Chaco Canyon, Chaco earth

“Chacoan violence, concentrated and brutal, appears to represent government terror: the enforcement of Chaco’s rule by institutionalized force.”

This progressive New Mexican could become the first Native-American woman in...

Deb Haaland is running on a platform of Medicare-for-all, marijuana decriminalization, and renewable energy.

Immigrant communities win in N.M. as court protects rights in jail

The settlement is not final, but immigrant families and social justice advocates are pleased with it.

3 creative solutions to protect water, wildlife, and a warming city

In the heat zone of Louisville, Kentucky, 170 residents have been trained as “citizen foresters.”

New Mexico House Votes to Reinstate the Death Penalty

This Republican-sponsored House Bill would authoriz the death penalty in cases involving the murder of a child or law enforcement officer.

Massive Methane ‘Hot Spot’ Linked to Fracking

This The 2,500-square mile hot spot, located in the Four Corners region of the southwest United States, is more than triple a standard ground-based estimate and is a huge contributor to global warming.

Appeals Court Upholds Abusive Sheriff’s Conviction

Instead of identifying himself as a law enforcement officer, Rio Arriba County Sheriff Thomas Rodella assaulted an unarmed victim during a road rage incident. Another example of a county sheriff committing deprivation of civil rights.

Albuquerque Cops Charged with Murdering Homeless Man

APD’s pattern of using excessive force is a repeated violation of the Fourth Amendment. Are these officers not receiving the proper training to ensure the rights and safety of people with mental illness or in distress?

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Trump campaign paid millions to Jan. 6 Capitol riot

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Biden’s reckless Syria bombing is not the diplomacy he promised

This is not what he promised in his campaign and it is not what the American people voted for.

Is US presidential candidate Joe Biden a war criminal?

Joe Biden had supported the Iraq War of 2003. But no one knows why he is running away from the truth.

House passes $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill with $15 minimum wage increase

The bill includes a $15 minimum wage increase, an extension of unemployment insurance, survival checks, and $20 billion for a national vaccination program.