While the Colorado governor drank water from the Animas River on Wednesday to demonstrate that conditions are improving, downstream, people on the Navajo Nation continue to deal with the very real effects of an environmental disaster.
A President Sanders would enter the White House with a plan to shake up the status quo for the benefit of the 99 percent.
Using a private email account – especially when you also have a government account, as Tim Keller does – creates the appearance that you are trying to hide something.
In Las Cruces, city policymakers are considering creating a brand-new public financing system. Common Cause New Mexico is also pushing for improvements to existing programs in Santa Fe and Albuquerque. Not all believe their efforts will help combat big money.
Government officials from New Mexico and the Navajo Nation were among those working through the weekend to try to understand and respond to the Environmental Protection Agency’s inadvertent triggering of the spill of an estimated 3 million gallons of toxic waste into the Animas River last week.
National Farmers Market Week last week got me thinking about the economic and cultural importance of not just the state’s 75 farmers markets, but of New Mexico agriculture more broadly.