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Abq Progressives

Meeting place for anyone interested in the environment, peace, labor, campaign finance reform, racial and gender equality, environmental justice, or issues similarly progressive.

Members: 144
Latest Activity: May 26, 2015

Abq Progressives

Whether your passion is the environment, a fair and honest media, social justice, peace, labor, campaign finance reform, racial and gender equality, sustainable agriculture, public health, the war in Iraq, fair trade, environmental justice, or something similar, the fact of the matter is that we’re all on the same side. Let's reach out to one another...

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Open Studio at One Million Bones

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Check out the Justice League Pac

Started by Amanda. Last reply by Boyd Brizzee Oct 14, 2010. 1 Reply

All Things Solar: Active, Passive and Rebates

Started by Wade Patterson Sep 30, 2010. 0 Replies

cRiTiCaL mAsS Friday may 2, be there!

Started by brendisimo. Last reply by Eric Dec 8, 2009. 4 Replies

Buy Nothing Christmas

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Who Gets Paid for Mandatory School Testing

Started by bleve. Last reply by Emily Redondo Oct 21, 2008. 5 Replies

Veggies on the White House Lawn?

Started by The Harwood Art Center. Last reply by The Harwood Art Center Sep 26, 2008. 2 Replies

Albuquerque Cultural Conference, this weekend!

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Comment by Patti Henderson Macomber on July 7, 2008 at 6:55pm
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Comment by Enrique on April 27, 2009 at 6:42pm
TIERRA Y LIBERTAD!

Early Happy May Day!

Comment by Jennifer H Caldwell on July 19, 2009 at 12:13pm
Check out this new video from March Forward! -- a new veterans and servicepeople's anti-war group. Mike Prysner from March Forward! recently participated in the Viva Palestina delegation to break the Israeli seige of Gaza and bring food and medicine to the people of Gaza.

Comment by donna rowe on September 2, 2009 at 8:17pm
hi. my name is donna rowe and am very interested and am in agreement with you beliefs. i am running as a writein candidate for mayor and would love your ideas on what and how to change our local policies.
Comment by vivian rowe on September 13, 2009 at 9:02pm
i know this woman. i have met her a couple of times. a true and transparent progressive. she'll listen. let's get some conversation going here and tell her what's important to all of us.
Comment by Chartreuse on October 14, 2009 at 8:31am
I'm curious as to the progressive reaction to the election of a Republican as mayor of ABQ. I've been unable to really get a good idea of his views and intentions as to some of our issues here. Will Marty's Q program be dismantled? Will sustainability programs be given the kabash? What about sprawl- which Marty wasn't great on but now what?
Water?
Recycling?
Civil rights?

and now that we've seen this outcome in the election, what about amending our charter (as I believe is the mechanism) to conduct our elections using Ranked Choice Voting so as to eliminate the need for progressives to either split votes or hold their nose and vote for someone they dislike out of fear (this applies for any party too).
Comment by Chartreuse on March 6, 2010 at 1:06pm
Just wanted to let everyone here know that the decidedly progressive Green Party of New Mexico is holding our annual state convention here in ABQ on March 20, 2010 from 2 - 4 pm, immediately following the annual march against the Iraq War also to be held that day @ Civic Plaza.
We'll be meeting at O'Neill's meeting room and there will be some food and refreshment.

If you were excited about change yet disappointed in what the 2-party system has delivered, once again, please consider what alternative political parties might have to offer.

If you want more info, please contact bcgp@mac.com . . . we have a newsletter you can follow & see what we're about. You can also view the national website at gp.org and greenpartynm.org (soon to be updated).
Comment by Chartreuse on July 12, 2010 at 11:51pm
Intrigued by political intrigue?

New Mexico politics can be a confusing and entertaining spectacle and one man with his eye on the target and finger on the pulse of this beast is Joe Monahan, author of the prominent blog, "New Mexico Politics with Joe Monahan."


Join others intrigued with our fast moving political stage at O'Niell's Pub this Thursday eve at 7 PM and enjoy a pint while you hear the latest. Invite friends and debate partners!


This event is sponsored by the Green Party of Bernalillo County as the first in a series of informal gatherings looking at issues we value . . . beginning with Grassroots Democracy.
Comment by Tim Keller on October 16, 2010 at 6:24pm
1000s turned out for the first ever free dental clinic at Expo NM, 100s even camped out!!! Shows the huge need for dental services in Burque
Comment by Tim Keller on October 16, 2010 at 6:25pm
Early voting started today! see the county clerk website for locations, M-S 8 to 6 till the Oct 31. Skip the lines on election and help out progressives who are running instead :)

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