Yesterday was opening day at the New Mexico State Legislature. Governor Susana Martinez delivered her state of the state address. Sandra Fish was there and has this report on what the governor said. Then she caught up to five freshmen legislators for their responses. http://traffic.libsyn.com/ksfrnews/FIshLegDay1118.mp3
With this news feature we launch a continuation, with a twist, of our Effective Activism series that we’ll be continuing over the first one hundred days of the Donald J. Trump presidency. Melissa Chadburn was formerly a union organizer with SEIU, the Service Employees International Union that represents 1.5 million public service workers including hospital staff, nurses, building service providers and security guards. She has written for Guernica, Buzzfeed, Jezebel, American Public Media’s...
Effective Activism Series
Alan Webber, the founder of One New Mexico , drafted a "First 100 Day Resistance Agenda" which Former U.S. Labor Secretary Robert Reich adapted and published in November. KSFR's Jenna Marshall caught up with Webber yesterday to ask what's on the Agenda. Why resistance now? http://traffic.libsyn.com/ksfrnews/AlanWebber.mp3
Monday Jan. 9 - One undocumented man was riding in a car in Arizona. When the driver was stopped for a minor traffic violation, his passenger was busted, sent to immigration jail and now faces deportation. Monica Campbell of PRI’s radio magazine, The World,went with his family on visitors day at the ICE detention center. TUESDAY Jan. 10 - Around the world today, discontent is everywhere. One measure is the record number of people leaving home behind in search of someplace better. 21 million...