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Retake Our Democracy

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Retake Our Democracy is a 30-minute weekly show that focuses on local, state and national issues, examining them from a progressive perspective. Interviews focus on a guest’s involvement with a myriad of topics such as, social, political, economic, issues, that impact on the guest's specific communi… read more

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July 2nd, 2022 Paul Gibson & Roxanne Barber, co-founder of Retake Our Democracy

July 2nd, 2022


Paul & Roxanne talk about subtle shifts taking place in Ratake Our Democracy for the upcoming November elections. 

June 11th, 2022 with guest Gary Coffin

June 11th, 2022


Gary Coffin VP Indivisible ABQ on Avangrid-PNM merger and AG race.

June 4th, 2022 with host Paul Gibson

June 4th, 2022


On this episode, Paul talks about how state and local communities can create social and economic climate justice. 

May 28th, 2022 with Harold Dixon

May 28th, 2022


This week host Paul Gibson talks with Harold Dixon, former CEO of the State Employees Credit Union.

May 7th, 2022 with Jan Boyer, co-founder of

May 7th, 2022


This week we talk about the wildfires happening here in and around New Mexico and US Fire Service.

April 2, 2022 with Rep. Susan Herrera

April 2nd, 2022


Host Paul Gibson speaks with Susan Herrera, who represents District 41 in the NM House of Representatives. District 41, roughly the size of …

March 26, 2022 with Rep. Roger Montoya

March 26th, 2022


Roger Montoya represents District 40 in the NM House of Representatives. Host Paul Gibson writes, "I respect Rep. Montoya so much because he gets …

March 19, 2022 with Reena Szczepanski

March 19th, 2022


Reena Szczepanski, Speaker Egolf's Chief of Staff, speaks about her career in public service and her campaign to take his District 47 seat. 

Retake Our Democracy - March 12, 2022 with former NM Senator Eric Griego

March 12th, 2022


Guest: Former New Mexico Senator, Director of Working Families Party, and co-founder of S.E.E.D. New Mexico.

Retake Our Democracy - February 19, 2022 Paul and Roxanne on the Current New Mexico Legislative Session

February 19th, 2022


Co-Hosts and Co-Founders of Retake Our Democracy discuss the current New Mexico State Legislative session.

Retake Our Democracy - February 05, 2022 on the 2022 New Mexico Legislative Session

February 5th, 2022


Retake Our Democracy founders Paul and Roxanne discuss the 2022 New Mexico Legislative Session.

Retake Our Democracy - December 11, 2021 with Mariel Nanasi, Executive Director, New Energy Economy

December 11th, 2021


Guest Mariel Nanasi joins host Paul Gibson to discuss the proposed Avangrid/PNM merger.

Retake our Democracy October 2, 2021 with Dr. Mary Feldblum

October 2nd, 2021


 Executive Director of the Health Security for New Mexicans Campaign

Retake Our Democracy - September 25, 2021 Health Security Act

September 25th, 2021


Paul returns from sabbatical and discusses the current healthcare system in NM, and his recent personal experience within it, during his recovery …

Retake Our Democracy - July 17, 2021 Sarah Wentzel Fisher

July 17th, 2021


Interview with Sarah Wentzel Fisher, Executive Director, Quivira Coalition  

Retake Our Democracy - July 10, 2021 Tina Cordova

July 10th, 2021


Guest Tina Cordova co-founder of the Tularosa Basin Downwinders Consortium.

Retake Our Democracy June 26, 2021, Vaughan Woodruff, Bill Dunn

June 26th, 2021


Conversation with Vaughan Woodruff and Bill Dunn, Maine Energy Advocates.

Retake Our Democracy March 27, 2021 Viki Harrison

March 27th, 2021


Guest Viki Harrison, Director of State Operations for Common Cause NM.

Retake Our Democracy January 23, 2021

January 25th, 2021


Paul and Roxanne preview the NM legislative session.

Retake Our Democracy August 1, 2020 Greg Palast

July 31st, 2020


Guest Greg Palast, author of the newly published "How Trump Stole 2020: The Hunt for America's Vanished Voters."


Retake Our Democracy May 30, 2020 Kate Noble

May 30th, 2020


Guest Kate Noble, Santa Fe Public Schools Board President


Retake Our Democracy May 2, 2020 Cylvia Hayes

May 2nd, 2020


 Cylvia Hayes, former first lady of Oregon and expert in sustainable economic development

Retake Our Democracy April 18, 2020 Greg Rogers

April 18th, 2020


Guest Greg Rogers, author, CPA and environmental attorney discusses the fracking industry in New Mexico.

Retake Our Democracy April 11, 2020 Janene Yazzie & Kim Smith

April 11th, 2020


Guests Janene Yazzie and Kim Smith, indigenous activists from the Navajo Nation.

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