by Jerilyn Bowen
The whirlwind has descended. We knew it was coming, now it's upon us and picking up momentum by the hour. It may be a long time before we get back to Kansas, if ever we do.
Up to now, Trump and his band of transactional spintalkers have been emboldened by getting away with egregious violations of both law and decency ever since the Russia-rigged election of 2016 that so shockingly made this exceedingly poor excuse for a human being "the leader of the free world." Three years later, the very fabric of our country is being shredded by tiny rapacious hands that take pride in grabbing women by the genitals, aided and abetted behind the scenes by large fleshy hands that take pride in grabbing as much of our national wealth as they can stuff into the maws of their tax-free offshore bank accounts.
I wanted to share what could be an extraordinary opportunity for progressives statewide to research and collaborate with experts worldwide through a very interactive online course developed by Next System Project, probably the single most valued resource I know for information on making systems change. They are not just think tank folks, but rather collaborate with activists and practitioners from throughout the world. There will be over 600 such folks involved in this online course. I have negotiated with their leadership to provide NM progressives a private collaborative online space where we can communicate among ourselves to discuss the implications of what we are learning and apply it to NM challenges. What a great way to put bones on a NM Green New Deal. Take a look at the information I shared in today's blog.