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Topic: elections

In With the New

City Council hopefuls challenge the status quo

Features Though city elections won’t be held until March, candidates for the four open Santa Fe City Council seats are already signing up for what promises to be a horse race. So far, District 1, where Councilor Patti...

Wednesday, September 14, 2011 Joey Peters

Democracy Now

In Brief

Local News During a crowded City Council meeting on Aug. 30, many citizens voiced support for opening the idle Zia Road New Mexico Rail Runner Express station. But a handful of residents were there for a different purp...

Wednesday, September 7, 2011 Joey Peters

Are Well-Off Progressives Standing in the Way of a Real Movement for Economic Justice?

Many progressives are affluent and well-educated. Does their elite status stand in the way of a movement to fight attacks on the working class?

Features As thoroughly reprehensible as the Right’s slavishness to wealth and power is, the fact that it took a financial meltdown for economic justice to even begin to replace welfare reform on the political agen...

Wednesday, June 1, 2011 SFR

Progressive Populism

Where the hell is it?

Features Two authors explore the faults of progressive politics and the internalization of corporatocracy this week: One through blunt analysis of privileged progressives and another through a step-by-step challenge to ...

Wednesday, June 1, 2011 SFR

The Hispanic Century

Hispanic voters are poised to change American politics—and neither party has sealed the deal

Features A comprehensive look at voter behavior and demographics reveals a momentous prospect: a Hispanic electorate that turns out to vote en masse, allies itself strongly with one political party and changes America&r...

Wednesday, May 4, 2011 SFR

Pass out

Tales from the 2011 legislative session

Local News Despite what some describe as an unproductive, highly politicized session, state lawmakers passed a range of bills this year. They banned corporal punishment in New Mexico schools, for one. They established the...

Wednesday, March 23, 2011 Alexa Schirtzinger

Next In Line

In Brief

Local News When US Sen. Jeff Bingaman, D-NM, announced his retirement on Feb. 18, speculation about his successor immediately abounded.

Wednesday, March 2, 2011 Alexa Schirtzinger

Now What?

A step-by-step program for Santa Fe’s new school board

Local News The winning candidates in the recent SFPS board elections shared a clear campaign message: change.  But it’s easier to make political promises than it is to actually achieve them.  Hence the n...

Wednesday, February 9, 2011 Alexa Schirtzinger
 
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