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Bringing My Daughter Home from College During the Riots

Our daughter recently graduated from the College of Charleston. She intended to rent a U-Haul and drive her belongings back to Albuquerque on her own. I offered to drive with her, but she believed that traveling during the coronavirus quarantine would jeopardize my health. – Read More…

Failed Leadership in Window Rock and Santa Fe

The Navajo Nation, per capita, leads the United States and New Mexico in COVID-19 cases and deaths. Just weeks ago, the Navajo Nation said lack of funding from the federal government is contributing to its COVID-19 crisis. But now, Navajo leaders are considering using COVID-19 funding for purposes other than the crisis – Read More…

Time for a Fair and Transparent Plan to Reopen New Mexico

Picture a single mother working two jobs to provide basic necessities like food and shelter for her children. Now picture the faces of her children looking up into their mother’s eyes when she tells them she has no job to go to anymore.

Picture a long-suffering patient who finally got to the head of the line for surgery – only to be told to wait even longer. As Dr. Jay Bhattacharya, health policy researcher at Stanford University, summed it up bluntly, “Depressions are deadly for people. Especially poor people.” … Read More

Don’t Let COVID-19 Abridge Your Constitutional Rights

In 1789, the framers of our Constitution wrote, “The Conventions of a number of the States, having at the time of their adopting the Constitution, expressed a desire, in order to prevent misconstruction or abuse of its powers, that further declaratory and restrictive clauses should be added… Read More