This year’s Doomsday Clock will remain frozen at 100 seconds to midnight — the closest it has been in its 75-year history to the metaphorical hour of the world’s destruction. Scientists say the clock’s purpose isn’t to precisely measure the global threats but to start conversations on their gravity and what might be done to reduce the dangers.
The WSD and the Democratic Party of Bernalillo County (DPBC) are teaming up to bring a series of issue-oriented forums and events designed to help voters better understand hot button topics.
Programs will focus on Democratic value-oriented ideas as we prepare for the upcoming State Legislature next year. Our focus for December will be a “Legislative Preview”, featuring many West Side legislators.
Meeting Date: December 1, 2021
Business Meeting: 5:30 pm
Panel Discussion: 6:00 pm
You have the choice of either attending in person at the
Don Newton Community Center
(4900 Kachina St NW, Albuquerque) or online via Zoom.
CLICK HERE to register for Zoom meeting
Demand President Biden Cut the
Nuclear Weapons Budget
President Biden says nuclear weapons should never be used, and a nuclear war should never be fought. However, the proposed annual National Defense Authorization bill includes a massive increase for nuclear weapons development, totaling $27.7 billion.
Why We Need To End the Filibuster
By Alex Baptiste, Dr. Stephany Rose Spaulding, Laura Williamson
The filibuster is a racist relic of our country’s past that has effectively
stopped our government’s ability to legislate. In this brief, Demos,
Just Democracy, and Truth and Conciliation explain what the
filibuster is, how it came to be, and how it continues to serve as
a white supremacist tool. Read this article and more information in our Newsletter.