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Progressive Democrats of America CNM Chapter Newsletter – NO WAY TO TREAT A CHILD – PLEASE SIGN


Since 2002, Israel has prosecuted over 12,000 children in military courts that “lack fundamental fair trial rights.”* Hundreds of children are detained right now. Israel is the only country in the world that systematically forces children into military detention and military courts. Detained children suffer “widespread, systematic, and Institutionalized [abuse] throughout the process.”**

The Israeli military uses torture, inhumane, or degrading treatment; physical violence or psychological abuse; incommunicado detention; indefinite administrative detention; solitary confinement; denial of parental or legal access during interrogations; and force or coercion to obtain confessions in Hebrew, a language the children do not understand.

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Progressive Democrats of America CNM Chapter – 11/12/19 – PDACNM Community Gathering this week!

Medicare for All Act of 2019
U.S. Representative Pramila Jayapal

Today’s healthcare system fails to provide quality, therapeutic healthcare as a right to all people living in the United States. Nearly 30 million Americans are uninsured, and at least 40 million more cannot afford the costs of their co-pays and deductibles. The quality of our healthcare is much worse than other industrialized countries-the life expectancy in the U.S. is lower than other nations, while our infant mortality rate is much higher. Yet the U.S. spends more money per capita on healthcare than any other industrialized nation. We waste hundreds of billions of dollars every year on unnecessary administrative costs, while healthcare industry executives measure success in profits, instead of patient care.

The current healthcare system in the United States is ineffective, inefficient and outrageously expensive. It is time to remove the profit motive in healthcare, to resolve the inefficiencies and to guarantee quality, therapeutic healthcare to every person living in the United States.

The Medicare for All Act of 2019 improves and expands the overwhelmingly successful and popular Medicare program, so that every person living in the United States has guaranteed access to healthcare with comprehensive benefits.

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Progressive Democrats of America Central NM Chapter Newsletter JULY 22, 2019 – Impeach or Not?

Senate candidate reads Mueller report aloud from kitchen

         Associated Press Santa Fe New Mexican


“A Democratic contender for U.S. Senate in New Mexico staged a live-broadcast reading on social media Monday of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report on Russian interference in the 2016 election, highlighting her support for immediate impeachment proceedings against President Trump.
In a social media feed from her home kitchen table, New Mexico Secretary of State and Senate candidate State Maggie Toulouse Oliver read from a bound paperback version of the report, in anticipation of Mueller’s scheduled testimony this week before Congress.” Read story here.