Monthly Archives: August 2011

Flashback to 2004, the UNMH Construction and Project Labor Agreement

Back in 2004 the University of New Mexico Hospital went through an expansion of its west wing.  The $223 million construction project that began that summer ended up adding 70 additional beds, bigger patient rooms, larger emergency rooms and new … Continue reading

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Updates on the UNM Presidential Search

Last month on July 19th the UNM Board of Regents named the members of the presidential search committee.  Those they named are revealing about the power structure of UNM. Here is the list of members of the search committee, obtained … Continue reading

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Bush’s Nuclear Posture Review, The Plan To Make Nuke Weapons Usable, 2002

The push for a nuclear pit production facility, and Carlsbad’s attempt to secure it back in 2002, can be traced to new nuclear weapons policies under Bush.  The Bush administration ordered the creation of contingency plans to have nuclear weapons … Continue reading

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