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‘Light’ suspends operations

August 2, 2012

The Light of New Mexico is not currently operational, in print or online, after a transaction to sell the paper apparently will not come to fruition. For news about sustainability and green lifestyles, please visit Green Fire Times http://www.greenfiretimes.com For political news and commentary on New Mexico and beyond, please visit Grassroots Press, http://www.grass-roots-press.com...

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Letter threatens arrest of Apple Store protesters–before the protest!

July 13, 2012

Q Uptown security officials delivered a letter on Friday morning, 7/13/12 for the organizers of the Bastille Day demonstration on the Apple Store scheduled for Saturday, 7/14/12 at 9am. The letter threatened arrest and prosecution of all participants of the demonstration. It also threatened to ban all participants from the ABQ Uptown shopping center....

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Outlook dim for Mexican workers

July 13, 2012

In a speech earlier this week praising Nissan’s decision to open a second plant in Aguascalientes, Mexican President Felipe Calderon responded to critics who’ve flailed away at the soon-to-be ex-chief executive for falling far short of being the “jobs president” he promised to be during the 2006 election campaign. Saying that two million formal...

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Los Alamos National Laboratory – Nuke Free Now Hunger Strike Begins

July 11, 2012

Occupy Santa Fe reports that on Monday July 16th, the 67th anniversary of the first atomic explosion, carried out at the Trinity site in southern New Mexico, Alaric Balibrera and others will begin a Hunger Strike with the intent of creating a more peaceful world. The strike will last until at least August 6th...

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Mexico’s Hot Political Summer

July 10, 2012

A little more than a week after Mexicans went to the polls, conflict and controversy swirl around the July 1 elections. Almost everywhere-in the halls of Congress, on the Sunday talk shows, in bars and cafes and on the streets-the results are the hot topic of conversation. And claiming fraud, a growing citizen’s movement...

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The DC blackouts and global warming

July 10, 2012

Dean Baker http://www.aljazeera.com The whole planet contributes to global warming, but the world’s poor are facing the consequences. Millions of people across the US East Coast are sweltering in near record temperatures. In the Washington area, tens of thousands have been dealing with the heat without air conditioning or power due to a storm...

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PARADE SPONSORS DENOUNCE AWARD FOR CONFEDERATE FLAG FLOAT AFTER PUBLIC OUTCRY ANOTHER INSTANCE OF TEA PARTY RACIST RALLIES EXPOSED AFTER OUTRAGE

July 9, 2012

New Mexico Progressives send almost 5,000 emails to Las Cruces officials and El Paso Electric to ensure Tea Party’s message of hate is never allowed in future 4th of July celebrations ALBUQUERQUE — In response to a Tea Party float that included a Confederate flag in the Las Cruces Electric Light Parade and was awarded...

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Fighting to Save Democracy

July 8, 2012

Bruce M. Berlin America’s democracy is under siege once again.  Across the country unscrupulous Republicans are purging voters’ rolls and reducing people’s access to the voting booth. They claim they are protecting our “sacred” right to vote from fraud. During the last two years, claims of voter fraud have been used by Republican legislatures...

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New Mexico Flood Monitoring Installed

July 7, 2012

Editor’s Note: The following story was made possible in part by a grant from the McCune Charitable Foundation for Frontera NorteSur’s special coverage of southern New Mexico. July 7, 2012 Environment News New Mexico Flood Monitoring Installed With New Mexico’s massive Whitewater-Baldy forest fire now mainly contained, official attention is turning to the dangers...

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Car Wash Workers and Community Groups Protest Retaliatory Firings at Santa Fe Squeaky Clean

July 6, 2012

Dozens Protest Stolen Wages & Firings at Car Wash SANTA FE–Today, workers from the Squeaky Clean Car Wash held a demonstration in front of the business on Cerrillos Road and filed a formal complaint with the National Labor Relations Board claiming that they were suspended in retaliation for filing wage claims with the state...

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"Our citizens may be deceived for awhile, and have been deceived; but as long as the presses can be protected, we may trust to them for light."

                         --Thomas Jefferson, 1799

Events

  • Journey Santa Fe July conversations Jul 12th, 2012

    July 22, Sunday, 11 am at Collected Works Bookstore & Coffeehouse 202 Galiseto Street 988-4226 Transforming the Nuclear Narrative - A Global Call To Action journeysantafe presents a…

  • A.N.S.W.E.R. NM Film showing July 20 Jul 9th, 2012

      Friday, July 20 at 7:00 PM Film Showing: Arna's Children Opened by Saliba Khamis, the Freedom Theatre Project was opened as an alternative education system for children on the West…

  • Journey Santa Fe: Photographers at Collected Works Jul 7th, 2012

    July 8, Sunday, 11 am at Collected Works Bookstore & Coffeehouse:Off Road Encounters In Spain - Slowing It All Down - with Photographers Tania Vassalo and Ben Mittleman. Ben Mittleman &…

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LIBERTARIAN WET DREAM?

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